MaxxForce engines ready to rev in 2008

Dec. 1, 2006
International Truck and Engine Corp, a Navistar company, has announced its lineup of MaxxForce International diesel power engines for 2008 model year

International Truck and Engine Corp, a Navistar company, has announced its lineup of MaxxForce International diesel power engines for 2008 model year trucks.

Beginning in January, MaxxForce engines become the signature powerplant for International brand on-highway Class 4-8 commercial vehicles. In North America, the MaxxForce product line ranges from the upgraded 4.5-liter V-6 MaxxForce 5 to the new MaxxForce 13 big-bore Class 8 engine. Another major highlight is the all-new 6.4-liter MaxxForce 7.

For 2008-model-year trucks, the lineup includes:

  • MaxxForce 5 will power Class 4-5 International CityStar commercial trucks with 200 horsepower and 440 ft-lb of torque.

  • MaxxForce 7, International's all-new V-8 turbo, will power Class 5-7 International DuraStar series medium-duty trucks, IC brand buses, International brand commercial buses and two vehicles in the International XT Family. It offers ratings of 200-230 hp and 560-620 ft-lb of torque. A 300-plus horsepower rating will be offered in fall 2007.

  • MaxxForce DT will power Class 6-8 DuraStar and WorkStar trucks with 210-300 hp and 520-860 ft-lb of torque.

  • MaxxForce 9 powers Class 7-8 DuraStar and WorkStar commercial trucks with 300-330 hp and 800-950 ft-lb of torque.

  • MaxxForce 10 powers Class 8 WorkStar and TranStar trucks with 310-350 hp and 1,050-1,150 ft-lb of torque.

  • MaxxForce 11 and MaxxForce 13 are International's new big-bore diesel engines for the Class 8 truck market. The MaxxForce 11 will be offered in TranStar, while the MaxxForce 13 will be available in the ProStar.

E-mail Joe Koenig at [email protected] for further details

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