August 16, 2016 5:44 PM, EDT

Kenworth to Make Only 500 More T660s


Kenworth Truck Co., a unit of Paccar Inc., announced that it would sunset production by year-end of its T660 model after a run of 10 years and is offering customers a final chance to order one, as it intends to build just 500 more.

The Kirkland, Washington-based company “has sold more than 60,000 T660s since its introduction in 2007,” Jason Skoog, Kenworth assistant general manager for sales and marketing, said in a statement.

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“Due to its popularity, we continued to offer the T660 after introducing the award-winning T680 four years ago. Since that time, more and more T660 customers have converted to the T680. We want to give our excellent customers one last chance to own this industry favorite,” he said.

Fleets and truck operators interested in ordering the Kenworth T660 may contact their Kenworth dealer for more information, the company said.

The T660 comes standard with the Paccar MX-13 engine rated at 455 horsepower and 1,650 pound-feet of torque. The T660 is available as a day cab or in 38-inch, 62-inch, 72-inch and 86-inch AeroCab sleeper configurations, according to the company.