Dana Spicer axle standard on KW

Kenworth T270 and T370 medium-duty trucks now come standard with Dana Spicer S140 single-reduction, single-drive axles.

The Kenworth T270 features the Dana Spicer S17-140 rated at 16,000 lb., while the Kenworth T370 is standard with the Dana Spicer S21-140 rated at 21,000 lb.

The S140 axle design features GenTech gearing to reduce noise levels by up to 12dB when compared to standard gear designs, and provide a smoother vehicle ride. The Dana Spicer S140 axles also shed 85 lb. when compared to the Dana P20060S axle.

John G. Smith is the editorial director of Newcom Media's trucking and supply chain publications -- including Today's Trucking, trucknews.com, TruckTech, Transport Routier, Inside Logistics, Solid Waste & Recycling, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995.

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