Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation Now Offers Caterpillar® C7 Engine for Motorhome Chassis

GAFFNEY, S.C … Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) now offers the Caterpillar C7 engine for its motorhome chassis applications. The Caterpillar C7 engine offers 300-, 330- or 350-horsepower ratings and 860 lb. ft. of torque, giving RV customers substantial power behind the wheel.

The mid-range C7 features the Caterpillar HEUI fuel system that offers superior performance and reliability while lowering emissions and decreasing engine noise.

“FCCC is happy to extend our relationship with Caterpillar to include its new C7 engine,” said Jack Conlan, FCCC President. “This is a great opportunity to offer our RV chassis customers a unique, new engine that provides more power and greater dependability.”

Charles Avery, Manager of Caterpillar’s OEM Group, said, “We’re pleased to have the opportunity to work with Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation on providing engines that exceed the expectations of its customers. The C7 engine is available in either a rear-radiator or side-radiator configuration and has the power and durability that motorhome owners will appreciate.”

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation manufactures premium chassis for the motorhome, delivery walk-in van, school bus and shuttle bus markets. It is a subsidiary of Freightliner LLC, the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America. Freightliner produces and markets Class 3 – 8 vehicles under the Freightliner, Sterling, Western Star, American LaFrance, and Thomas Built Buses and is a company of DaimlerChrysler, the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer.

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