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Kenworth T880 Now Available in All-Wheel Drive
LAS VEGAS, Nev., March 7, 2017 - Kenworth’s flagship construction truck, the T880, continues to broaden its application reach, and is now available in an all-wheel drive configuration. The front drive axle is installed at the Kenworth factory, which speeds delivery time and saves costs for customers.
Kenworth T880S All-Wheel Drive 6x6
“For severe duty applications where the ultimate in traction is required, our new configuration is a welcomed spec,” said Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director. “We see our all-wheel drive T880 being used in oil fields, configured as an off-road crane, in utility and construction work, or used with municipalities and fire/rescue. The Kenworth T880 represents the ultimate in toughness and durability for all applications.”
The Marmon Herrington MT-22 front drive axle is available in a 6x6 or 8x8 Class 8 configuration with a capacity rating up to 22,000 pounds. The all-wheel drive configuration requires a Fabco transfer case, and can be specified with Fabco’s 1-speed TC-142 or 2-speed TC-143 transfer case, depending on customer requirements.
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