Western Star 49X Class 8 Truck

TAll-new Class 8 truck features stronger, lighter chassis and purpose-built X-series reinforced aluminum cab.

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The Western Star 49X  features a stronger, lighter chassis and the purpose-built X-series reinforced aluminum cab that offers more space yet provides added weight savings.

  • Single-channel frame rail options available in a variety of thicknesses and ratings up to 3.7 million RBMs, or C-channel frame reinforcements offer RBMs up to 5.4 million
  • Clear back-of-cab packaging allows for easier upfits
  • Accommodates a full array of rear suspension options
  • Sloped hood constructed of high-strength, lightweight, molded composite for impact resistance and durability
  • ISO Tech Hood Suspension system isolates, absorbs and dissipates vibrations from the chassis when driving over uneven terrain
  • Power transmitted from a Detroit DD15 Gen 5 or DD16 engine through the DT12 Vocational series of automated manual transmissions
  • Work application modes and shift map strategies available for all types of terrain
  • Includes advanced collision mitigation system, Side Guard Assist, Active Brake Assist 5, tailgate warning, Adaptive Cruise Control, lane departure warning, video capture, intelligent high-beam and automatic wipers/headlamps
  • Wrap-around dash puts the driver command center and b-panel in the operator’s line of sight

Western Star Builds Next-generation Vocational Truck

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