Kenworth unveils 52-inch flatroof

by Today's Trucking

Kenworth has unveiled a 52-inch flat roof sleeper to support applications like cranes, pumps, and car haulers.

That can combine with the Kenworth AG400L rear suspension’s new 6.5-inch ride height, which is a full two inches lower than previously available.

The new spec’ and sleeper are available for T680, T880 and W990 models.

(Photo: Kenworth)

To support the new application, the W990 adds a right-hand horizontal tailpipe that runs under the diesel particulate filter and selective catalytic reduction system, matching the existing T680 and T800.

Further reducing the overall height, the Kenworth W990 and T880S models with a set-forward front axle have a five-inch drop front axle option that lowers the front of the truck by 1.5 inches over the standard 3.5-inch drop. Kenworth low-profile tire options include 275/80R22.5 front tires and 255/70R22.5 rear tires, and 295/60R22.5 front and rear tires. The smaller 22.5-inch diameter fuel tanks allow for maximum ground clearance.

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  • That is one ugly looking truck. They shouldn’t show the (KW) emblem what a disgrace to the brand !

  • It would be nice to see an upgrade on this truck and change that hood I have one of these trucks & the hood is way too wide create serious visibility problems. A restyling of the headlights would also be nice.