MACK® MP8 Engine Now Available in MACK® TerraPro® Concrete Pumper
LAS VEGAS, NV (February 4, 2013) – Mack Trucks today announced that its 13-liter MACK® MP8 engine is available in the MACK® TerraPro® concrete pumper.
The engine meets increased customer demand for high horsepower and torque in concrete pumper applications. The Mack MP8 features three ratings and special performance calibrations unique to the concrete pumping industry. Ratings of the MP8 range from 425 to 505 horsepower and 1,760 ft.-lb. torque, offering maximum power for demanding concrete pumper applications.
“The higher horsepower and torque available with the MP8 provide effective and efficient operation of the concrete pump under the demanding and variable engine loading conditions that are routinely encountered during operation,” said Curtis Dorwart, Mack vocational product marketing manager. “Concrete pumpers demand incredible power and performance, both of which are offered by the Mack MP8 and Mack TerraPro combination.”
The Mack TerraPro Cabover offers superior visibility and unmatched durability. Specifically designed to easily navigate tight turns, the TerraPro model offers excellent maneuverability, greatly enhancing safety on jobsites.
Equipped with the MACK® Maxitorque® ES manual transmission, MACK® C150/151 and C202/203 axles and the Mack MP8 engine with MACK® ClearTech™ SCR System, the TerraPro concrete pumper has a completely integrated MACK® Pedigree™ Powertrain, offering seamless communication among components for improved performance.
For more information, please visit Mack booth no. C5427 during the World of Concrete in Las Vegas.
The 13-liter MACK® MP8 engine offers increased power and performance and is again available in the MACK® TerraPro® concrete pumper.
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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