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New Kenworth 40-Inch Sleeper For T880 and T680 Available for Order

KIRKLAND, Wash., January 21, 2016 - Kenworth’s new 40-inch sleeper is now available for order with either the T880 or T680.

Kenworth’s 40-inch sleeper with the T880 is suitable in vocational applications that use straight trucks, such as petroleum haulers or the tow industry, and for tractors that transport flatbeds, lowboys or other trailers where length and weight are a factor. The sleeper is also a good fit in the Kenworth T680 for regional bulk haulers who prefer to operate a highly fuel-efficient tractor. The sleeper provides a 260-pound weight savings compared to Kenworth’s 52-inch regional sleeper for additional benefits.

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Kenworth T880 40-inch Sleeper

 

The 40-inch sleeper has a compact, yet comfortable sleeping environment and optimal storage. A 24-inch wide by 78-inch long, liftable bunk with 90-degree tilt offers easy access to under bunk storage. The sleeper provides more than 22 cubic feet of storage space to handle gear for occasional stays in the sleeper, and has storage shelves and a cell phone cubby.

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 Kenworth T680 40-inch Sleeper

 

The interior includes coat hooks specifically designed to hold hardhats as well as coats. There are two standard toolbox doors. Fleets and truck operators may specify the Diamond VIT or Vantage interior.

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Kenworth T880 40-inch Sleeper

To help drivers operating in tight locations, customers may order an optional 19-inch by 36-inch stationary or sliding window on the back of the sleeper, while also choosing to add two 19-inch by 12-inch outboard windows to go with the larger window.

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Kenworth 40-inch Sleeper

 

Some additional options include LED marker lights, extreme temperature insulation, premium speakers, side extenders, and stainless steel sunvisor.

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Kenworth 40-inch Sleeper

“Kenworth’s expanded and enhanced sleeper lineup for the T880 and T680 gives our customers greater flexibility and choice in meeting their specific application requirements, while also providing driver comfort in a lighter weight sleeper package. The 40-inch sleeper has generated interest from our customers from the minute we announced it was under development,” said Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director.

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Kenworth T880 40-inch Sleeper


Both the T880 and T680 are now available with the new PACCAR MX-11 engine rated up to 430 hp and 1,550 lb-ft of torque.

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PACCAR MX-11 Engine

 

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth’s Internet home page is at www.kenworth.com. Kenworth is a PACCAR company.

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