Mack Highlights Fuel-Efficient, Powerful Highway Models at 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show

Mack Trucks will highlight the fuel efficiency benefits of its highway models with four powerful Mack® trucks displayed during the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show March 23-25 in Louisville, Kentucky. Also on display will be Jack Mack, a custom-built one-of-a-kind mega-crew cab named after John “Jack” M. Mack, one of the founders of Mack Trucks.

            Visitors to Mack booth No. 34075 at the Kentucky Exposition Center will see firsthand the reliable Mack highway models, as well as its pioneering proprietary integrated powertrain featuring Mack MP® engines and Mack mDRIVE® automated manual transmissions enabling improved fuel efficiency and performance.

Mack also is spotlighting its 6×2 liftable pusher axle option for Mack Pinnacle models, designed for customers who haul out heavy and return empty. 

            All of the Mack models on display are equipped with Mack GuardDog® Connect, the proactive telematics solution that improves diagnostics and reduces down time. Included in the booth are the following:      

  • Mack Pinnacle Axle Back 6×2 with Liftable Pusher Axle

Engine: Mack MP8-445 Super Econodyne®, 445 horsepower, 1,860 lb.-ft. of torque

Transmission: Mack mDRIVE automated manual transmission

Features: GuardDog Connect

  • Mack Pinnacle Axle Forward NASCAR Hauler

70-inch high-rise sleeper Rawhide® Edition

Engine: Mack MP8 505C, 505 horsepower and 1,860 lb.-ft. of torque

Transmission: Mack mDRIVE  

Features: Mack 38,000 lb. rear axle, Mack 12,000 lb. front axle, Mack 40,000 lb. suspension, GuardDog Connect

  • Mack Pinnacle Axle Back with Turbo Compound

70-inch high-rise sleeper

Engine: Mack MP8 turbo compound 445 Super Econodyne, 445 horsepower, 1,860 lb.-ft. of torque

Transmission: Mack mDRIVE

Features: Mack 40,000 lb. rear axle, Mack 12,500 front axle, Mack 40,000 suspension, Mack ClearTech® One exhaust aftertreatment system, GuardDog Connect

  • Mack Granite Axle Back

Dump Truck

Engine: Mack MP8-455M, 455 horsepower, 1,760 lb.-ft. of torque

Transmission: Mack mDRIVE HD 14-speed

Features: Mack 44,000 lb. rear axle, Mack 20,000 lb. front axle, Mack 44,000 lb. suspension, ClearTech One, GuardDog Connect

  • Jack Mack – Customized Mega-Crew Cab

Engine: Mack MP8, 800 horsepower, 2,800 lb.-ft. of torque

Features: 8-inch dual exhaust, fully tilting truck bed, Rawhide interior, 46-inch tires and custom wheels, 16,000 lb. winch and all-wheel drive