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New Kenworth W990 now available for order

Dec. 23, 2018
The Kenworth W990 begins production in January at the Kenworth assembly plant in Chillicothe, OH.

The Kenworth W990, the new long-hood conventional that establishes a new industry standard, is now available for order. The Kenworth W990 leverages the 67-year evolution of the iconic W900 platform to provide Kenworth customers with a product that captures the pride, image, freedom, and spirit of trucking; and continues Kenworth’s tradition of offering driver-focused trucks.

Designed to maximize performance in over-the-road and vocational applications, the Kenworth W990 is available in day cab, 40-inch flat top, and both 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, 12-speed PACCAR automated transmission and PACCAR 40K tandem rear axles.

The W990 offers numerous options, and a downloadable brochure is available on Kenworth’s website. Special comfort and style options include the W990 Limited Edition black interior, and the Driver’s Studio package of premium options that create a luxurious home on the road living experience. The W990 is standard with Kenworth TruckTech+ remote diagnostics system.

Kenworth W990 video highlights the freedom of life on the road accentuated by a majestic Southwest backdrop. It also features the W990’s contours and chrome accents; comfort, functionality and lifestyle features of the W990 Limited Edition interior; and the driver-focused smooth ride. 

“The Kenworth W990’s outstanding performance, lifestyle amenities and classical styling truly makes it The Driver’s Truck,” said Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director. 

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