Mack Anthem® Models Anchor Mack Lineup at 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show

03-21-2018 
GREENSBORO, NC (March 13, 2018) – Mack Trucks will highlight the versatility and driver comfort of its highway, regional haul and vocational models with an impressive lineup of eight Mack® models at the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show March 22–24 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Visitors to Mack booth No. 34105 at the Kentucky Exposition Center will have the opportunity to experience the new Mack Anthem ® models, Mack’s durable Granite® model and a Mack Pinnacle™ axle forward model. Also featured will be Mack’s new driver-centric interiors and its proprietary integrated powertrain featuring Mack MP® engines and Mack mDRIVE™ automated manual transmissions (AMT), which enable improved fuel efficiency and performance.

All of the Mack models on display are equipped with Mack GuardDog® Connect, Mack’s telematics solution that improves diagnostics and increases uptime. One model will be available for a ride and drive:

  • Mack Anthem Flatbed/Bulk Haul Model
    70-inch stand-up sleeper
    Engine: Mack MP8-505C, 505 horsepower, 1,860 lb.-ft. of torque
    Transmission: Mack mDRIVE 12-speed AMT
    Features: Mack 13,200 lb. front axle; Mack 38,000 lb. rear axle; Mack 40,000 lb.
    rear suspension; Bendix Wingman Fusion; Mack Information & Entertainment
    system; Mack ClearTech™ One; Mack GuardDog Connect

  • Included in the booth are the following:

  • Mack Anthem Day Cab
    Engine: Mack MP7-425E, 425 horsepower and 1,560/1,360 lb.-ft. torque
    Transmission: Mack mDRIVE 12-speed AMT
    Features: Mack 12,000 lb. front axle; Mack 40,000 lb. rear suspension; Mack
    ClearTech One; Mack GuardDog Connect
  • Mack Granite Axle Forward with new interior
    Dump body
    Engine: Mack MP7-425M, 425 horsepower and 1,560 lb.-ft. torque
    Transmission: Mack mDRIVE HD 14-speed AMT with ultra-low creeper gears
    Features: Mack 18,000 lb. front axle; Mack 38,000 lb. rear axle; Mack
    Camelback 38,000 lb. rear suspension; Mack Information & Entertainment system; Mack ClearTech One; Mack GuardDog Connect
  • Mack Anthem SmartWay-Certified Long Haul Model
    70-inch stand-up sleeper with roof fairing
    Engine: Mack MP8-445 turbo compound, 445 horsepower, 1,860/1,560 lb.-ft. of torque
    Transmission: Mack mDRIVE 12-speed AMT
    Features: Mack 12,000 front axle; Mack 38,000 lb. rear axle; Mack Twin Y
    40,000 lb. rear suspension; Bendix Wingman Fusion; Mack Information & Entertainment system; Mack ClearTech One; Mack GuardDog Connect
  • Mack Pinnacle Axle Forward with new interior
    70-inch stand-up sleeper
    Engine: Mack MP8-505C, 505 horsepower, 1,860 lb.-ft. of torque
    Transmission: Mack mDRIVE 12-speed AMT
    Features: Mack 12,000 lb. front axle; Mack 38,000 lb. rear axle; Mack Twin Y
    40,000 lb. rear suspension; Bendix Wingman Fusion; Mack Information & Entertainment system; Mack ClearTech One; Mack GuardDog Connect
  • Mack Anthem Bulk Haul Model
    48-inch flat top sleeper
    Engine: Mack MP8-415C, 415 horsepower, 1,660 lb.-ft. of torque
    Transmission: Mack mDRIVE 12-speed AMT
    Features: Mack 12,000 lb. front axle; Mack 40,000 lb. rear suspension; Bendix
    Wingman Fusion; Mack Information & Entertainment system; Mack ClearTech One; Mack GuardDog Connect
  • Mack Anthem Day Cab 6x2 with Liftable Pusher Axle
    Engine: Mack MP7-425E, 425 horsepower, 1,560/1,360 lb.-ft. of torque
    Transmission: Mack mDRIVE 12-speed AMT
    Features: Mack 12,500 lb. front axle; Mack 20,000 lb. rear suspension; Bendix
    Wingman Fusion; Mack Information & Entertainment system; Mack ClearTech
    One; Mack GuardDog Connect
  • Mack Anthem Long Haul Model
    70-inch stand-up sleeper
    Engine: Mack MP8-505C, 505 horsepower, 1,860 lb.-ft. of torque
    Transmission: Mack mDRIVE 12-speed AMT
    Features: Mack 12,500 lb. front axle; Mack 38,000 lb. rear axle; Mack Twin Y
    40,000 lb. rear suspension; Bendix Wingman Fusion; Mack ClearTech One;
    Mack GuardDog Connect

Mack Trucks will highlight the versatility and driver comfort of its highway, regional haul and vocational models with an impressive lineup of eight Mack® models at the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show March 22–24 in Louisville, Kentucky.






Dedicated to durability, reliability and meeting the needs of customers, Mack Trucks has provided purpose-built transportation solutions for more than a century. Today, Mack is one of North America's largest producers of heavy-duty trucks, and Mack® trucks are sold and serviced through an extensive distribution network in more than 45 countries. Mack trucks, diesel engines and transmissions sold in North America are assembled in the United States. Mack manufacturing locations are certified to the internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard for quality, ISO 14001 standard for environmental management systems and OHSAS 18001 standard for health and safety management systems. Mack is also a proud sponsor of Share the Road, an American Trucking Associations' public information campaign aimed at enhancing the safety of our nation's roadways.

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