Western Stars Flagship 4900EX Showcased at Walcott Truckers Jamboree

WALCOTT, Iowa – Western Star Truck Sales, Inc. showcased its 4900EX model at this year’s Walcott Truckers Jamboree in Walcott, Iowa July 8-9. Western Star joined the attendees to celebrate the hard work and dedication of America’s truckers. This was Western

Star’s third year attending the Jamboree.

Ideal for the owner-operator, the 4900EX – Western Star’s premium on-highway tractor – features an 82-inch Ultra-High Stratosphere® Sleeper with a 560 horsepower EPA 2010 Detroit Diesel DD15™ engine with BlueTec® selective catalytic reduction (SCR) emissions technology, and an Eaton 13-speed transmission. The truck is well-appointed with premium leather, a driver’s lounge and a refrigerator, providing the ultimate in comfort for the driver.

“We appreciate and understand the hard work and dedication a truck driver puts into their job every single day, which is why we work so hard to build the reliable, comfortable trucks that they deserve,” said Mike Jackson, general manager, Western Star. “Walcott Truckers Jamboree is a great opportunity for us to connect with our core Western Star customer and share the benefits and customization options of our trucks that will keep them on the road and running longer – no matter what their needs.”

The Western Star 4900EX can also be equipped with a Detroit Diesel DD13™ or DD16™ engine with BlueTec SCR emissions technology, as well at the Cummins ISX. Sleeper options from 34- to 82-inch are also available.

For more information, 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.

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