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Spring 2016

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FIRST CLASS l 21 last two years. Opinions from drivers who have experienced the Model 567- MX-11 pairing has been very positive. "Almost unanimously, drivers who operate a truck equipped with an MX-11 Engine comment that they wouldn't know it was an 11-liter engine if they hadn't been told so," says Woodall. "They appreciate the power and responsiveness and simply assume they're operating a 13-liter engine. "And the quiet, smooth operation of the MX-11 has been a big hit with them as well, especially when paired with the quiet and comfortable Model 567 cab." FIRST CLASS l 21 vocational workhorse, the Model 567. "Expectations are extraor- dinary for the PACCAR MX-11 Engine in vocational markets," says Peterbilt Assistant General Manager of Sales and Marketing Robert Woodall. "The low weight — approximately 400 lbs. less than competitive 12-liter engines — and the high horsepower and torque — up to 430 hp and 1,550 ft.-lbs., respectively — make this engine a great solution for many vocational applications. This will be particularly evident in appli- cations where the weight savings can directly impact payload and bottom line." Vocational applications such as mixers, dump and refuse figure to realize the greatest benefit of additional payload without com- promised power and performance, according to Woodall. "The PACCAR MX-11 will be a top performer throughout the vocational landscape," he says. "This engine adds significant versa- tility to Peterbilt's portfolio and the range of customer requirements for which we are able to provide solutions. It serves weight-con- scious applications with ample horsepower and torque to take on most any job." Woodall notes that the lower end of the PACCAR MX-11 Engine's torque range allows pairing with the Allison 3000 Series automat- ic transmission, which can provide customers with additional weight and cost savings versus higher torque ratings that might require a 4000 Series. Launched in European markets in 2013, the MX-11 has been run- ning in trials at dozens of locations throughout North America over the FC The Right Tire Changes Everything. Changes Everything. ™ Michelin manufactures some of the most fuel ef cient tires in the industry. In fact, the SmartWay ® veri ed MICHELIN ® X One ® Line ™ Energy D tire is the most fuel-ef cient drive tire in North America. Switching to MICHELIN ® X One ® wide base single tires can save you up to 10% in fuel*. That's why more than two million X One tires have worked hard for customers across North America. Michelin offers tires to t every application. Choosing the right tire allows for the best performance and durability for your speci c need. For more information on selecting the right tire for fuel economy or vocational use, visit *Based on industry standard rolling resistance testing of comparable tires and retreads. Actual results may vary, and may be impacted by many factors, to include road conditions, weather and environment, driver performance, etc. Michelin_Ad_half_vertical_Peterbilt.indd 1 3/4/15 12:04 PM

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