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Western Star introduces 4700SB all-wheel drive model


March 20, 2013
By Anthony Capkun


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March 19, 2013 – Western Star Truck Sales Inc. showed off its new 4700 set-back (SB) all-wheel drive (AWD) truck at the Work Truck Show 2013. Now available to order, the Western Star 4700SB AWD is suitable for construction and utility applications requiring a lightweight truck with rugged, off-road traction. Maintaining key attributes from Western Star’s 4700 model, the new truck features a 110-in. BBC and a 42º wheel cut to provide maneuverability on tight jobsites. The 4700SB AWD is engineered with lightweight components suited for the rigours of vocational applications, including 16,000-lb front axles and 40,000 lb rears. Powered by a Cummins ISL engine, the 4700SB AWD features up to 380 hp and 1300 lb-ft of torque, and is equipped with an Allison 3000-series transmission. It can also be spec’d with front power take-off (FEPTO) or rear power take-off (REPTO), suited for a range of auxiliary applications. (Photo shows 4700SB)