Western Star 49X
Break New Ground with the All-New 49X
Introducing what isn’t just the best truck we’ve ever built, but what might be the best truck anyone has ever built. The all-new 49X was built from the ground up to bring toughness into the modern age with an impressive collection of engineering, technology and more than half a century of experience building trucks that take on any challenge, anywhere. So, whether you need a rugged vocational truck or a semi truck, and whether you’ve owned Western Star for years or will for the first time, it’s time to break new ground with the all-new 49X.
Western Star 49X Engines
Detroit DD15 Gen 5
Backed by years of proven performance, the new Detroit DD15 Gen 5 takes efficiency, reliability and durability to the next level. Perfect for any work site operation or off-road conditions, the DD15 delivers everything you need from an engine, including greater profitability.
The biggest, toughest and most powerful engine Detroit has ever produced, the DD16® is the only 16-liter engine available. And since it offers the longest service intervals in the industry, it tackles your hardest jobs while increasing uptime and profitability.
At just 2,050 pounds, the X12 is 600 pounds lighter than its predecessor, offering the highest power-to-weight ratio of any heavy-duty engine from 10 liters to 16 liters.
With power and productivity, the Cummins X15 offers all-around performance with features like superior fuel and lube filter capacity that offer longer service intervals to optimize operational costs.
Western Star 49X Transmissions
|Torque||up to 2,250lb-ft.|
|Torque||up to 2,500lb-ft.|
*Application approval required over 160,000 lbs.
**Application approval required over 170,000 lbs