18 April 2001
Detroit Diesel Corporation (DDC) and International Truck and Engine Corporation (Navistar) have announced the renewal of the Series 40 engine worldwide distribution agreement. The renewal of the agreement provides DDC continued distribution rights to 7.6L & 8.7L Series 40 diesel engines through 2003. Detroit Diesel has been marketing the Series 40 diesel engine since 1991 for off-highway and specialty on-highway market sectors.
“The Series 40 expands our overall diesel engine product line and allows us to more exactly match individual customer's need. Detroit Diesel has already sold over 12,000 Series 40 engines to over 30 different OEMs including agriculture, underground mining, earth moving and railway service equipment. All Series 40 engines feature wet, replaceable cylinder liners for maximum cooling and superior cylinder kit life, and electronic engine management for optimum engine performance and low emissions,” said Dave Sears, Director of Series 40 Sales for DDC.
The Series 40 diesel engine is an in-line 6 cylinder, 4-cycle diesel engine, utilizing hydraulically actuated electronically controlled unit injectors and fully integrated electronic controls. The Series 40 diesel engine is available in 7.6L & 8.7L displacements with power ratings ranging from 167 bhp (125kW) to 330 bhp (246kW) and torque of 475 lb-ft (644Nm) to 1075 lb-ft (1458Nm).