March 28, 2013
The truck maker showcased the Freightliner 122SD at the Mid-America Trucking Show last week in Louisville, Ky.
The truck features a Detroit DD15 engine with Detroit’s DD13 and DD16 as options. The Cummins ISX15 is also an option. Available power ratings are up to 600 horsepower and 2,050 pound-feet of torque, Freightliner said.
A single or double channel chassis frame is available and Eaton manual and automated manual transmissions and Allison automatic transmissions are also available.
Standard (and optional) enhancements for durability, dependability and lowest total cost of ownership on the new 122SD include:
Durable, non-corrosive aluminum SD cab reinforced with e-coated steel; West coast style mirrors; Hood durability enhancements for the severe duty environment; Severe duty front cab mounts; Broad range of vocational rear suspensions- featuring the Freightliner Airliner air-ride suspension, and the Freightliner Tuftrac 2-Stage mechanical suspension; Impact resistant back window; Lower radiator rock guard and up to 1700 SQIN radiator; New durable halogen headlights with serviceable glass lens reflector and bulb; One- piece skid plate for SBA; 80k lbs. rated logger bumper; Disc brakes; In- cab battery box for the day cab and a new sleeper interior options including cabinet nets, extreme climate insulation.
Freightliner expects the truck to be available in late August.