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Mack Trucks’ 2017 Powertrain Takes Spotlight at WasteExpo 2016

LAS VEGAS (June 2, 2016) – Mack Trucks will highlight its updated 2017 powertrain at WasteExpo 2016, marking the public debut of the newest evolution of the Mack MP® series engines. Engineered with several innovations, including a common-rail fuel injection system and patented wave piston, Mack’s 2017 powertrain delivers improved performance and productivity, while also boosting fuel efficiency.

​Visitors to Mack booth no. 1327 in the Las Vegas Convention Center will also experience Mack's full lineup of trucks designed to handle challenging refuse and recycling work. A special Mack demonstration truck will also highlight some exciting new technology for refuse vehicle propulsion.

Mack models featured in the booth include:

  • Mack LR® Model Cabover Front Loader
    Engine: Mack MP7 325M
    Front axle: Mack UniMax FXL20, 20,000 lbs.
    Rear axle: Mack S402R, 40,000 lbs.
    Suspension: Mack mRIDE
  • Mack Granite® Axle Forward Hoist Truck
    Engine: Mack MP8 445C
    Transmission: mDRIVE® HD 14-speed
    Emission Control: Mack ClearTech One
    Front axle: Mack UniMax FXL20, 20,000 lbs.
    Rear axle: Mack S462, 46,000 lbs.                                                     
    Suspension: Mack mRIDE
  • Mack TerraPro® Cabover Front Loader
    Engine: Cummins Westport ISL-G – compressed natural gas
    Front axle: Mack UniMax FXL20, 20,000 lbs.
    Rear axle: Meritor RT46-160 46,000 lbs.
    Suspension: Hendrickson HN462 46,000 lbs.
  • Mack LR Model Cabover Automated Side Loader
    Engine: Mack MP7 325M
    Front axle: Mack UniMax FXL20, 20,000 lbs.
    Rear axle: Meritor RT46-164EH 46,000 lbs.                                      
    Suspension: Mack mRIDE
  • Mack LR Model Cabover Split Body Rear Loader
    Engine: Mack MP7 325M
    Front axle: Mack UniMax FXL20, 20,000 lbs.
    Rear axle: Mack SS522R, 52,000 lbs.                                                
    Suspension: Ridewell Dynalastic RD-202S 52,000 lbs.

Mack LR

Mack Trucks will highlight its updated 2017 powertrain at WasteExpo 2016, June 7-9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Mack booth no. 1327 will feature Mack’s full lineup of trucks designed to handle tough refuse and recycling applications, including the Mack LR model (above).