Western Star rolls out performance, safety enhancements to 4700 trucks
Western Star has rolled out several advancements to its 4700. 4700 trucks and tractors can now be spec’d with the new Cummins X12 engine, which delivers up to 1700 lb.-ft. of torque and 500HP. Another new option is the Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission, which can be spec’d for Detroit-powered 4700s. The AMT features include creep mode, hill start aid and a pneumatic shift and clutch control. Updates to the electrical system include the addition of a third Power Distribution Module. The 4700 features a refreshed cab and bolstered safety features.