DAF Trucks (Nasdaq:PCAR) launched the new PACCAR MX-11 Euro 6 engine in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The MX-11 engine will be available in DAF’s Euro 6 CF and XF vehicles and is scheduled to begin European production in the fall of 2013. It is planned for the PACCAR MX-11 engine to be available in Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks in 2015. “The new PACCAR MX-11 engine delivers excellent fuel efficiency and reliability, while contributing to a quiet, optimized driver environment,” said Harrie Schippers, DAF president.
PACCAR MX-11 Engine (Photo: Business Wire)The PACCAR MX-11 engine is a 10.8-liter, six-cylinder, in-line engine with power outputs of 290 hp to 440 hp and a torque range up to 1,550 lb-ft. The MX-11 engine is a double overhead camshaft design and features a compact graphite iron (CGI) engine block and cylinder head for long-lasting durability. The PACCAR MX-11 engine incorporates a high pressure common rail fuel injection system, a turbo charger with variable geometry and innovative technologies to maximize efficiency, including encapsulated wiring harnesses and advanced engine management systems. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business. PACCAR shares are traded on the Nasdaq Global Select market, symbol PCAR, and its homepage is www.paccar.com.