Kenworth debuts T680

| May 01, 2012

Gear Guide — Spring Truck Show Roundup

 

Kenworth’s Model T680 features include sculpted full-height roof, optimized bumper and hood, full-height side extenders, cab/sleeper-to-fairings closeout panels, chassis fairings extenders and flush-mounted lighting. Compared with other similar models, it has a 10 percent enhancement in aerodynamics, 65 percent more storage capacity, a 50 percent larger windshield, 40 percent less interior noise, 30 percent larger door openings and best-in-class forward lighting.

“The Kenworth T680 is Kenworth’s most aerodynamic truck … ever,” said Preston Feight, Kenworth chief engineer.

The Kenworth T680 is designed to maximize performance in line haul, pickup and delivery and regional hauling operations. Available with a new 76-inch sleeper or as a day cab, the T680 is standard with the fuel-efficient, 12.9-liter Paccar MX engine and optional with the Cummins ISX15 engine.

The T680 cab is 83 inches wide with 23 inches of space between the seats. The T680 offers the premium Diamond VIT and Vantage trim levels and interior color options of Sandstone Tan and Slate Gray.

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