What is a 49X?

New 49X tractor is a heavy-haul version with 20,000-pound-capacity steer and lift axles and 46,000-pound tandem, and a DD16 diesel rated at 600 hp. The massive grille is unique to the 49X while retaining a Western Star family resemblance.

Where is the 49X built?

The state’s innovative manufacturing industry is the largest workforce in the Southeast with more than 459,000 North Carolinians employed by 10,250 NC manufacturers….Cleveland, N.C., manufacturer wins 2021 statewide competition.

Western Star 49X Vocational Truck Cleveland, NC
3rd Place: Cat® 938M Wheel Loader Clayton, NC

How much does a Western Star 49X cost?

How Much does a Western Star 49X Cost? Famous for its power, the 49X is as tough as it looks, and a tough price comes with that rugged look. A new one will set you back around $240k, depending on specs.

Where do they build Western Star Trucks?

Portland, Oregon
All of our trucks are proudly built in both in Portland, Oregon and Cleveland, North Carolina. Western Star Trucks Sales, Inc. is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, a Daimler company.

Who makes the DD13 engine?

Detroit Diesel
When it comes to maintenance, Detroit Diesel says the DD13 has the longest service intervals for its class. Plus, it shares a 65 percent parts compatibility with its larger relatives, the 14.8L DD15 and the 15.6L DD16 engines.

What kind of technology does the 49x have?

Technology gets tough in the all-new 49X, the first Western Star to feature the most advanced suite of active safety systems ever offered to the vocational market — Detroit Assurance.

What is a 49x frame?

Built for the challenge. The heavy-duty vocational frame underneath the 49X is engineered to stand up to the demands of severe service applications like construction, logging and heavy haul trucking while being lighter weight, more durable, easier to service and extremely Truck Equipment Manufacturer (TEM) friendly.

Why buy a Ford 49x?

When your trucks work some of the toughest jobs around, you can’t underestimate the importance of comfort. The interior of the all-new 49X has the space, the ergonomics and the quality finish that make the long days for operators in construction, logging, quarry and other demanding environments a lot more comfortable.

What is a 49x day cab?

THE 49X DAY CAB / SLEEPER The 49X cab represents a leap forward not just in technology but in comfort. In the sleeper, you’ll find a number of features and options that let you create the living and working space your operators need when they’re on the job for extended times.