EATON ENDURANT TRANSMISSION NOW AVAILABLE IN PETERBILT 579 AND 567 MODELS
DENTON, Texas (October 4, 2017)
Today Peterbilt announced the availability of the new 12-speed Eaton Endurant™ transmission in Models 579 and 567.
Available exclusively with the Cummins X15 Efficiency series engine in ratings up to 510-hp and 1,850 lb-ft of torque, the Endurant will service vehicles in regional and linehual applications up to 110,000 lbs. GVW.
The Endurant transmission comes standard with the PACCAR column mounted shifter allowing drivers ultimate control of the transmission’s engine brake and gear selection in a new convenient and ergonomic location.
A cooler-free precision lubrication system, encapsulated sensors and wiring, and standard 8-bolt PTO opening location, and a 750,000-mile lube change interval are among some of the key features. The Endurant also offers a 5-year / 750,000 mile warranty, and a 3-year/350,000-mile clutch warranty.
"The Endurant transmission was optimized for the Cummins X15 engine and gives our customers another powertrain option," said Scott Newhouse, Peterbilt Chief Engineer. "Endurant has a wide range of benefits including its light weight design and longer service intervals. Its integration with the column mounted shifter will make it a top choice for both fleet and owner operator customers."
About Peterbilt Motors Company
Peterbilt Motors Company, located in Denton, Texas, has a global reputation for superior quality, industry leading design, innovative engineering and fuel efficient solutions, and is recognized as the "Class" of the industry. Peterbilt provides a comprehensive array of aftermarket support programs through its 350-plus North American dealer locations that complement its full lineup of on-highway, vocational and medium duty products, including alternative fuel vehicles. Peterbilt offers industry leading service and support, including preventive maintenance plans, expedited Rapid Check diagnostic services, automated parts inventory replenishment and 24/7 complimentary Customer Assistance through 1-800-4-Peterbilt. For more information about Peterbilt, visit www.peterbilt.com.
Peterbilt is a PACCAR Company, traded publicly on the NASDAQ as PCAR.