Classic Redefined

Unveiled for the first time at the Chicago Auto Show, International’s new LoneStar features the most unique front grille design in the industry. But the true beauty of this truck goes far deeper than its breathtaking appearance.
Developed to be the premium flagship model in International’s truck line, LoneStar features standard roll stability and traction control, an industry-leading suspension, advanced electronics, a super-quiet cab and more. The automotive-styled dash and gauges and leather-wrapped steering wheel create a solid and comfortable work environment. The living space of the sleeper boasts wood flooring, a sofa-bed design with back pillows, swivel chairs, a pull-down bed with 42-inch premium mattress, and a workspace with good lighting and places to plug in laptop computers.

“The International LoneStar closes the gap between workstyle and lifestyle for driving professionals, combining peak productivity with emotional appeal,” said Daniel C. Ustian, Navistar chairman, president, and CEO at the Chicago launch. “This truck is unlike anything on the road today.”
LoneStar is a true long-nose, boasting a 132-in. BBC measurement. The cab is a full 96 in. wide, and the sleeper stands 73 in. tall. The front axle has been shifted forward, but it maintains a 50-degree wheel cut for good close-in maneuverability. The low, chromed front bumper is made of one-piece vacuum-formed aluminum.
The standard engine is a 435-hp Cummins ISX, but optional power plants include ISX up to 600 hp, and Cat’s C15 from 435-550 hp. There are several front axle rating options from 12,350 lb to 14,600 lb. Rear axles come in 40,000- and 46,000-lb ratings with International’s IROS the standard suspension.

And what about that hood and grille? International says LoneStar was inspired by the heritage D-Series of the 1930s. The resemblance is certainly clear, and the highly stylized hood and sloped grille is said to be very aerodynamic.
There are more than 40 customizing options available, including cab-mounted dual exhaust stacks, full stainless steel chassis skirts, and bright metal tool and battery boxes.
And of course, following in ProStar’s foot steps, LoneStar promises to be top of the heap in ride and handling with class-leading quietness.
International will begin taking orders for the LoneStar in April; production will begin at the company’s Chatham, Ont. manufacturing plant in August. The first LoneStars will arrive on customer’s doorsteps in the fall of this year. H
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