Cummins ISX12 Now Available for Freightliner Day Cab
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – March 21, 2012 – Freightliner Trucks today announced the availability of the Cummins ISX12 heavy-duty engine as an option for the Freightliner Cascadia® 113-inch day cab.
The compact ISX12 12-liter engine is designed to work in rigorous duty cycles, and is ideal for regional haul, vocational and specialty applications. The engine delivers strong puling power, excellent throttle response and enhanced fuel economy.
The ISX12 offers the XPI common rail fuel system and an electronically activated VGT™ turbocharger for enhanced response and control. Ratings range from 310-425 hp with a maximum 1650 lb-ft of peak torque.
“We want to give our customers the best tools to be as productive as possible, and the Cummins ISX12 is yet another option that benefits overall profitability,” said TJ Reed, director of product marketing for Freightliner Trucks. “The engine’s impressive fuel economy improvements and powerful performance makes it a smart choice for the Cascadia.”
Freightliner Trucks is a division of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, headquartered in Portland, Oregon, and is the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets Class 4-8 trucks and is a Daimler company, the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.