Kenworth announces new T680 model

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Kenworth debuted this morning at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., a new T680 model with a 52-inch sleeper.

The T680 released last year at the show has a 76-inch sleeper and is designed for long-haul application.

The 52-inch model unveiled today, however, is ideal for regional haul applications, Kenworth said, and is designed for fleets whose drivers spend 3-5 days on the road.

The sleeper and cab retained the amenities of the 76-inch model, but is two feet shorter. It still has two bunks, though.

Kenworth says it designed the truck for use with flatbed, tanker and lowboy trailers, among others.

For more, see CCJ sister site Overdrive‘s report.

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