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PACCAR MX-11 Engine to Be Introduced in North America

US based premium truck manufacturer PACCAR is expanding its range of engines in North America with the introduction of the PACCAR MX-11 engine.


The 10.8-liter engine is capable of producing 430 HP and 1,550 lb.-ft. of torque.

The engine features innovations and technologies that are meant to reduce weight and can also be suitable for over the road and vocational applications.

It uses a rail fuel system with injection pressures of 2,500 bar that helps in optimizing combustion and ensure the lowest possible fuel consumption and noise levels.

PACCAR has given the engine a double overhead camshaft design, along with a compact graphite iron (CGI) engine block and cylinder head, which helps make the engine durable and helps it achieve B10 life of one million miles.

The engine will be available with Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks starting next year.

The company is expecting to repeat the success the engine in Europe where the engine was launched in 2013 and since then it has been installed on over 10,000 DAF trucks.

PACCAR assistant vice president Landon Sproull said: "The PACCAR MX-11 engine is designed to deliver optimum performance and fuel economy, industry-leading durability and reliability, and a quiet operating environment for the driver.

"PACCAR's over 50 years of engine development and manufacturing expertise have established the company as one of the leading diesel engine manufacturers in the world."

Other engines produced by the company includes PACCAR MX-13 engine which is capable of producing up to 500 horsepower and 1,850 ft.-lb. of torque.

PACCAR produces light weight, medium, and heavy-duty trucks under the brand of Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF.

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