Dana Spicer axle standard on KW

John G Smith

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

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, Canadian Shipper, Inside Logistics, Solid Waste & Recycling, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995.

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