Peterbilt ‘Legend Continues Tour’ dates announced

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Peterbilt Motors Co. has announced the tour dates for the new Model 579’s “Legend Continues Tour.” Beginning in June and continuing through November, tour stops will take place at more than 40 Peterbilt dealer locations across the United States and Canada. The interactive tour will allow for dealers and their customers the opportunity to experience firsthand all of the new Model 579’s features and benefits.

“This tour is designed to showcase the new Model 579 as well as share the excitement with our customers and dealers,” says Bill Kozek, Peterbilt general manager and Paccar vice president. To view the itinerary, go to

The tour features an interactive 53-foot double-expandable trailer with about 1,000 square feet of display space. The climate-controlled trailer includes kiosks and display properties that highlight the Model 579’s design features, technology and performance.

The Model 579 Tour Trailer also will include the following:
• Cab and sleeper cutaway displays to allow customers to access the interior design of the cab and sleeper to experience the layout;
• An interactive “Technology Zone” that features design components of the Model 579 such as the headlamps, driver information panel, SmartNav and new multifunction steering wheel controls;
• Graphic depictions of the performance attributes of the Model 579, including videos of reliability testing to 2.2 million miles, aerodynamic efficiency and lightweight chassis design;
• Paccar MX Engine technology, highlighting key engine components such as the encapsulated wiring, connecting rods and robust camshaft; and
• Peterbilt’s New Revolution Seats, featuring two-chamber lumbar support, adjustable side bolsters, adjustable suspension dampening, heating and ventilation options and additional storage pockets.

“2012 has proven to be one of our most exciting years as we celebrated the highly-anticipated launch of the new Model 579,” says Robert Woodall, Peterbilt director of sales and marketing. “This exciting tour combined with the enthusiasm our dealers have for the 579 will provide an excellent experience to see firsthand the advantage of owning of this exciting new product.”

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Peterbilt of St. Louis Sauget IL 9-Jul
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Stahl Peterbilt – Edmonton Edmonton, Alberta CANADA 26-Jul
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Peterbilt of Louisville Louisville KY 13-Aug
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Peterbilt Truck Center of Shreveport Shreveport LA 28-Aug
Peterbilt of Memphis Memphis TN 30-Aug
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Rush Peterbilt Truck Center – Fontana Fontana CA 6-Sep
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Peterbilt of Northwest Ohio Findlay OH 17-Sep
Reefer Peterbilt Detroit MI 19-Sep
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G.L. Sayre Peterbilt Conshohocken PA 1/2-Oct
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The Pete Store – Baltimore Baltimore MD 8-Oct
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Peterbilt of Bristol Bristol TN 12-Oct
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Peterbilt of Atlanta Atlanta GA 18-Oct
Peterbilt Truck Center of Birmingham Birmingham AL 22-Oct
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