LOUISVILLE, KY— At the Mid-America Trucking Show this week, Sterling Truck Corp. exhibited the wide array of ’04 engines now available for its truck line.
Mercedes-Benz. The MBE900 (medium-duty; 4.8L, 6.4L and 7.2L.) and the MBE4000 (on-highway and vocational; 12.8L) feature air-to-air charge cooling with a matched turbocharger, electronically-controlled high-pressure injector pumps, and data logging for monitoring fuel consumption. Both use EGR to meet ’04 emissions standards.
Detroit Diesel. DDC Series 60 in 12.7L and 14.0L versions are available for Sterling’s L-Line and A-Line models. Offers EGR cooler with lightweight design and new electronic fuel injector. EGR used to meet ’04 emissions requirements.
Caterpillar. Mid-range C7 is available on Acterra and L-Line models; lightweight C9 and C11 are available on Al-Line and L-Line vehicles for vocational and daycab operations; and heavy-duty C13 and C15 are available on A-Line and L-Line models. Caterpillar engines use ACERT Technology to meet emissions rules.