Navistar’s SCR transition nearing fruition with TranStar model

| August 08, 2013

2014 International TranStar

With the launch of the International TranStar regional-haul tractor with a MaxxForce 13 engine employing Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) emissions technology, Navistar completes the fifth heavy-duty International truck model since December 2012 in its transition to SCR technology since December 2012. 

“We continue to rapidly increase our 15-liter and 13-liter product coverage and we remain on track to complete the SCR transition of our heavy-duty truck offerings,” said Navistar North American Truck and Parts President Bill Kozek. “The trucks we are building today are the highest quality trucks Navistar has ever built and they offer improved fuel economy with the same off-the-line responsiveness.”

Read Overdrive‘s Jack Roberts’ feature Q&A with Navistar’s Bill Kozek via this link. 

The TranStar features a setback axle and a 50-degree wheel cut for a tight turning radius. With the shortest bumper-to-back-of-cab (BBC) length in the industry of 107 inches and an available electronic stability control solution, the company says, the TranStar is a highly maneuverable, regional transport solution. 

Other features include:
**Wheelbase options from 140-295″
**Available 4×2 and 6×4 axle configurations
**Available MaxxForce 13 SCR engine with 370 hp and 1,350 lb.-ft. of torque up to 410 hp and 1,900 lb.-ft. torque
**Available Cummins Westport ISL G natural gas engine with 320 hp and 1,000 lb.-ft. torque
**72 inches of cab headroom and  82 inches of interior width
**Extended-cab option with available bunk for storage and rest
**Wrap-around windshield, sloping hood and available fender mirrors
**Patented “pod” roof fairing, available side extenders and smooth curved bumper
**Dual air brake system with anti-lock ABS brakes and optional roll stability system and traction control
**Diamond Logic® electrical system for enhanced reliability, improved productivity and lower maintenance costs

 

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