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New Kenworth W990 Long-Hood Conventional – The Driver’s Truck – Makes Its Video Debut
LAS VEGAS, Nev., September 28, 2018 - Kenworth Truck Company has introduced a brand new truck model – the stunning long-hood conventional Kenworth W990, truly The Driver’s Truck. Now, dedicated and hard-working truckers from around the world can obtain their first look at the Kenworth W990 in action.
Filmed on location in the rugged, picturesque countryside of Northern Arizona and Monument Valley in Utah, the beautifully designed and powerful Kenworth W990 is the featured performer in a new Kenworth video. It’s an epic story igniting the passion and adventure of driving on the open road where each chapter reveals a different view of the W990.
The first chapter, introduces the freedom and control of life on the road accentuated by a majestic southwest backdrop. Subsequent chapters highlight the W990’s contours and chrome accents; comfort, functionality and lifestyle features of the limited edition interior; and the driver-focused smooth ride.
Overall, the video creates a sense of pride in trucking and the feeling of success and accomplishment for drivers. The Kenworth W990 video is posted on Kenworth’s YouTube website (www.youtube.com/KenworthTruckCo).
The Kenworth W990 sets a new industry standard, and is designed to maximize performance in line haul, pickup and delivery, and regional hauling operations. Available in day cab, 40-inch flat top, and 52-inch and 76-inch mid-roof sleeper configurations, the W990 is standard with the proprietary PACCAR Powertrain consisting of the PACCAR MX-13 engine rated up to 510-hp and 1,850 lb-ft of torque, a 12-speed PACCAR automated transmission and PACCAR 40K tandem rear axles.
The Kenworth W990 offers numerous options. Special comfort and style options include the Limited Edition black cab and sleeper interior, and the Driver’s Studio package of premium options that create a luxurious home on the road living experience.
Kenworth is The Driver’s Truck™. See what drivers are saying at www.kenworth.com/drivers.
Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth’s Internet home page is at www.kenworth.com. Kenworth is a PACCAR company.