more detail on the Kenworth K220

More Detail on The Kenworth K220

The truck has been launched and is due to start touring Australia as part of the launch program, but the trucking industry is already looking for more detail on the Kenworth K220. Read more

new K220 models emerge out of the dark

New K220 Models Emerge Out of the Dark

On a balmy night at Archerfield Airfield in Brisbane, a group of trucks was unveiled, driving in line, the new K220 models emerge out of the dark and into the doorway of a massive hangar, filled with the Kenworth faithful. Read more

K-series cab-over has been a solid and dependable prime mover

K-Series Cab-over Has Been a Solid and Dependable Prime Mover

For more than 50 years Kenworth’s venerable K-series cab-over has been a solid and dependable prime mover used for many tasks. However, there is a K-series Achilles Heel, which is ride quality. Sure, various measures such as parabolic front springs have been added which have made a dramatic improvement over earlier models. But the fact remains that the K-series ‘kick in the back’ is still evident on rough roads, which Australia has aplenty. Read more

first photos of the K220 interior

First Photos of the K220 Interior

As with any truck launch, which the whole of the trucking industry is hanging out for, early peeps at what the truck looks like is always welcome, hence here are the first photos of the K220 interior, published on Facebook. Read more

major Kenworth and Peterbilt medium duty upgrade

Major Kenworth and Peterbilt Medium Duty Upgrade

The major Kenworth and Peterbilt medium duty upgrade includes the adoption of the 2.1-m wide cab from the heavy duty trucks, with a much more modern interior and dash and controls than the three decades old previous models, PowerTorque’s US Correspondent, Steve Sturgess takes a look at the new models.  Read more

driving the new Kenworth T680 Next Generation

Driving the Kenworth T680 Next Generation 

At a small press gathering at the Kenworth US Research and Development Centre and after driving the new Kenworth T680 Next Generation, PowerTorque’s US Correspondent, Steve Sturgess, can say for certain it was worth the effort and worth the wait. Read more

Kenworth program to improve fuel economy

Kenworth Program to Improve Fuel Economy

After a refresh in 2017, Paccar in the US started a five-year Kenworth program to improve fuel economy and add features, technology and comfort to the early iteration of the T680 model. The result is the T680 Next Generation that was revealed early in 2021.  Read more

the T610 has improved in almost every respect

The T610 Has Improved in Almost Every Respect

After driving a Kenworth T610 prime mover, pulling a B-double curtainsider, PowerTorque found the T610 has improved in almost every respect, over its predecessors. Negotiating Brisbane traffic and then heading north and up to highway speed, the overall performance and dynamics of the T610 proved to be exemplary.  Read more

T610 tested on a typical line-haul run

T610 Tested on a Typical Line-haul Run

The Kenworth PowerTorque took on a 2,000km trip on the Bruce Highway from Brisbane to Mackay and return saw the T610 tested on a typical line-haul run. The prime mover was hitched to a 34-pallet curtainsider B-double with the combination sporting a fairly typical GCM of 55 tonnes. The truck was loaded northbound but returned to Brisbane empty. Read more

© All Rights Reserved. All content published on this site is the property of Prime Creative Media. Unauthorised reproduction is prohibited

JOIN OUR NEWSLETTER