International Truck and Engine Corporation Releases Specifications

International Truck and Engine Corporation has released specifications and technical details for its 2008 MaxxForce diesel powered engines.

In January, the company made MaxxForce engines as its signature powerplant for International brand commercial vehicles. International cabs and chassis are widely used for commercial fire apparatus.

In North America, the MaxxForce product line ranges from the upgraded 4.5-liter V6 MaxxForce 5 to the new MaxxForce 13, a big-bore Class 8 engine, according to the maker. MaxxForce 5 engines can be used for rescue vehicles while the big-bore engines are commonly found in larger pumpers and tankers.

For 2008, International’s MaxxForce engine line up includes MaxxForce 5, which is built on an International V-6 engine platform with an upgraded intake throttle, a larger exhaust gas recirculation system (EGR) cooler and enhanced electronics. It will power Class 4-5 International CityStar commercial trucks with 200 horsepower and 440 foot pounds of torque. Class 5 cabs and chassis are suitable for rescue truck use.

MaxxForce DT is built on the DT 466 Inline 6-cylinder platform and provides reliability, durability, optimal fuel economy, improved serviceability and lower cost of operation, according to the manufacturer. The engine will power Class 6-8 DuraStar and WorkStar trucks with 210 to 300 hp and 520 to 860 foot pounds of torque.

International’s in-line six cylinder engines are widely used in fire apparatus.

International Truck and Engine Corporation is the operating company of Navistar International Corporation. The company produces commercial trucks, and MaxxForce brand diesel engines.

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