Peterbilt Motors Co. said it celebrated yesterday a “significant and historic milestone” with the delivery of the first 2010 EPA-certified Paccar MX diesel engine. A Peterbilt Model 386 equipped with the first production MX was delivered to McClymonds Supply & Transit Co. at the truck OEM’s Denton, TX facility.
“Peterbilt is proud to celebrate this important event with McClymonds Supply & Transit Company and their dealer, Hunter Peterbilt, as our companies share a passion for industry leading quality, performance and customer satisfaction,” said Bill Jackson, Peterbilt gm & Paccar vp. “The first Paccar MX produced at the Denton facility signifies an increased level of powertrain integration and vehicle optimization, delivering performance synonymous with the high quality the industry has come to expect from Peterbilt.”
“McClymonds Supply & Transit is proud to receive the first Peterbilt installed with a PACCAR MX engine,” said Mark McClymonds, company president. “Our company has run millions of miles with Peterbilts and we are extremely happy to be the first customer to receive a PACCAR engine specifically optimized for power, fuel efficiency, quality and overall performance.”
The Paccar MX is available in Peterbilt Models 587, 388, 386, 384, 367 and 365. The MX engine has a horsepower range of 380hp-485hp and torque outputs up to 1,750 lb-ft with a displacement of 12.9 liters. This power range, combined with excellent fuel efficiency, high reliability, durability, lightweight design and low cost of ownership makes the MX an ideal choice for both over-the-road and vocational applications, according to Peterbilt.
Peterbilt also noted that all its as well as all other Paccar dealerships have certified Paccar MX trained technicians and a complete inventory of service parts in-stock. In addition, Paccar operates eight parts distribution centers in North America and provides engine technical support 24/7, 365 days a year through its dedicated Customer Call Center.