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Photos: A look at Kenworth’s W990

On Thursday night at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Kenworth Truck Co. (NASDAQ: PCAR) introduced its newest long-hood tractor, the W990. Standard with a Paccar MX-13 engine rated up to 510 hp. and 1,850 lbs.-ft. of torque, a 12-speed Paccar automated transmission and Paccar 40K tandem rear axles, the tractor will tour the country, stopping at Kenworth dealerships in the U.S. and Canada over the next month and one-half.  For more on the truck, read: Kenworth touts its new W990 long-hood tractor as a true “driver’s truck”. (All photos courtesy of Kenworth)

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Brian Straight

Brian Straight covers general transportation news and leads the editorial team as Managing Editor. A journalism graduate of the University of Rhode Island, he has covered everything from a presidential election, to professional sports and Little League baseball, and for more than 10 years has covered trucking and logistics. Before joining FreightWaves, he was previously responsible for the editorial quality and production of Fleet Owner magazine and Brian lives in Connecticut with his wife and two kids and spends his time coaching his son’s baseball team, golfing with his daughter, and pursuing his never-ending quest to become a professional bowler.