Navistar Partners With Legendary Motorcycle Brand To Unveil New Special Edition Rig
March 1, 2009
It's darn near impossible to find a trucker who doesn't have dreams of riding a Harley, and hard-charging Navistar is banking on the good name of the legendary motorcycle brand in unveiling the Intern...
It’s darn near impossible to find a trucker who doesn’t have dreams of riding a Harley, and hard-charging Navistar is banking on the good name of the legendary motorcycle brand in unveiling the International LoneStar Harley-Davidson Special Edition.
Unveiled at the Mid-America Trucking Show, the truck’s deep black paint and contrasting silver and orange striping is the chrome laden is a definite eye catcher.
“The Harley-Davidson Special Edition takes LoneStar to the next level,” said Dee Kapur, president of Navistar Truck Group. “It’s the perfect combination of LoneStar originality and Harley-Davidson authenticity.”
The truck’s headlights are actual authentic headlamps from Harley-Davidson motorcycles and the leather seats feature the same Harley-Davidson Bar and Shield that appear on Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
“When the opportunity to work together first came about, we were intrigued about designing a long-haul truck that had the sleek forms and unique shapes that are unique to Harley-Davidson motorcycles,” said Ron Hutchinson, senior vice-president of product development for Harley-Davidson. “The collaboration produced a truck that has the innovation of Navistar with the heart and soul of Harley-Davidson. This truck oozes the freedom and spirit of the open road.”
The International LoneStar Harley- Davidson Special Edition is available in a sleeper configuration only. It is currently available for order and will enter production in June. Only 250 units will be produced in 2009. To learn more and experience the interactive 360 product walk-around, go to www.internationaltrucks.com/lonestarhd.
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