Freightliner launches new 122SD sleeper option for car haulers

Freightliner Trucks, in partnership with Fontaine Modification Company, cut 18 inches from the height of the original 122SD to give car haulers a sleeper option for the severe duty truck.

Car haulers have a new equipment option with Freightliner Trucks’ recent announcement of its 122SD Sleeper Auto Hauler, which was developed in partnership with Fontaine Modification Company.

The new configuration for the severe duty truck is 18 inches shorter than the original 122SD, the company says. Fontaine dropped the cab five inches closer to the chassis, then designed a new roof structure that cut 13 inches from the cab height. When ordered with the car hauler-specific chassis option, the truck is approximately 100 inches tall.

The 122SD is available with Detroit DD13, DD15 and DD16 engines with up to 600 horsepower, as well as the Cummins ISX15.

The truck manufacturer cited customer feedback as the driving force behind adding the new option for car haulers. Contact your local Freightliner dealer for more information on the trucks.

Daimler recalls approximately 1,550 severe duty trucks

Affected trucks include 2015-2017 Freightliner 108SD, 2015-2017 Freightliner 114SD and 2015-2017 Freightliner Business Class M2 models built between Dec. 16, 2014, and April 27, 2017.

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