Lightweight 4900SB models showcase fuel efficiency, customization features
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Oct. 17, 2013 – Western Star Truck Sales, Inc. today announced its model lineup and test drive event for the 2013 Owner-Operator Independent Association (OOIDA) Heart of America Trucking Show on Friday, Oct. 18 through Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 at the Kansas City Speedway.
The aerodynamic and lightweight Western Star® 4900SB with Fuel Efficient (FE) package will be on display at booth G5/G6. A demo model is also available for public ride and drive from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. both days.
Equipped with the efficient DetroitTM DD13® engine (470 hp, 1650 lb-ft torque), the 4900SB with FE package delivers optimal fuel economy without sacrificing performance. It also features a 68-inch Stratosphere® sleeper and is an ideal solution for full truckload and less-than-truckload applications.
Also on display at the Western Star booth is the Western Star 4900SB with fully-loaded 108” ARI Legacy sleeper. Suited for long haul applications, the truck is equipped with superior dining and kitchen amenities and features premium interior accents, ample storage and plush leather seating, providing a luxurious work and rest environment for owner-operators.
OOIDA members who currently operate a Western Star truck and stop by the brand booth will also receive an honorary gift.
“OOIDA attendees can experience the lightweight, high-performance power of our fuel-efficient 4900 truck,” said Ann Demitruk, director of marketing, Western Star. “We’re proud to showcase Western Star’s rugged solutions for owner-operators who seek both the comforts away from home and a solid return on their investment.”
Show attendees with a current CDL can test drive the 4900SB with FE package model by registering on location at the Western Star booth during show hours.
For more information about Western Star, and to find a local dealer, visit www.WesternStar.com or call 866-850-STAR (7827).
Western Star Trucks Sales, Inc., headquartered in Fort Mill, S.C., produces heavy-duty custom trucks for long-haul and vocational applications. Western Star is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets Class 4-8 vehicles and is a Daimler company, the world's leading commercial vehicle manufacturer.