PACCAR Australia’s stand will be bursting at the seams with current and future models, from the diesel-powered Kenworth K220 to the hydrogen fuel cell Kenworth and a battery-electric DAF LF
A visit to the 2023 Brisbane Truck Show will not be complete without joining PACCAR on stand 40 to take in all that is new today, but to also catch a glimpse of the future from its world-class Kenworth and DAF brands.
PACCAR is showcasing the new ‘Next Level’ Kenworth K220 and providing real-world examples of PACCAR’s zero-emission technologies – a hydrogen fuel cell Kenworth and a battery-electric DAF LF.
Designed and manufactured to customer’s specification at PACCAR’s production site in Melbourne, Kenworth, Australia’s leading heavy-duty truck brand, builds trucks that are durable and of uncompromising quality.
On display is the ‘Next Level’ K220, building on Kenworth’s rich heritage of cabovers that have been the staple of Australian transport since 1971.
Kenworth will also exhibit the legendary T909 with a 50-inch sleeper, the T610 with a 1,400mm sleeper, and a T360A and T410SAR configured in a low-roof car carrier specification.
Every Kenworth is application-engineered, designed and manufactured for its intended task so operators can rely on their Kenworth to not only work harder for longer, but offer superior productivity, strength and durability.
The K220 is undeniably the most evolved, refined and technologically advanced Kenworth built to date. Its new roof profile is designed to harness aerodynamic efficiency improvements of four per cent, translating directly into fuel savings.
The interior of the K220 takes the driver experience to the next level. Spacious and quieter than ever, the new interior boasts more legroom and a greater range of seat movement, while the new roofline provides more headspace and three times more overhead storage volume.
Intuitive, comfortable and safer than ever before, the view from the driver’s seat features a 15-inch high-definition instrument panel, alongside a new eight-inch audio visual navigation unit with smartphone integration.
The K220’s suite of new driver safety technologies includes the latest-generation image and object detection systems, further advancing collision mitigation and vehicle stability.
The K220 offers performance without compromise, coupled with a manual or the all-new 18-speed Endurant XD Pro automated transmission.
While PACCAR continues to be a leader in diesel engine development, the company is also at the forefront of future-fuels development and the transition towards zero-emissions transport.
PACCAR future-fuels initiatives include the Kenworth T680 hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle, equipped with a 630hp electric motor.
Some 60kg of hydrogen gas stored at 10,000psi can supply enough energy to the fuel cell for a range of 480km, with a mere 15-minute refuelling time.
At the lighter end of the spectrum, the 19-tonne DAF LF Electric offers an ideal zero-emissions distribution truck. It has a 260kW electric motor powered by a 282kWh battery pack. The result is outstanding performance, and a range of up to 280km.
PACCAR’s commitment to driving future low- and zero-emissions technologies means Kenworth and DAF trucks will continue to be at the forefront of innovation and technology implementation.
Be sure to visit stand 40 to talk to PACCAR Australia’s resident experts throughout the show.
Location: Stand 40, Hall 4
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