Kenworth T680 Signature Edition, W900 Limited Edition trucks celebrate 100 years

Kenworth T680 Signature Edition, W900 Limited Edition trucks celebrate 100 years

Kenworth was founded in 1923 and the company says it has since put more than 1.3 million trucks on U.S. and Canadian roads.

Kenworth announced the T680 Signature Edition and Kenworth W900 Limited Edition as part of the Kenworth 100th anniversary celebration in 2023.

T680 Signature Edition

Kenworth T680 Signature Edition

The new offering is available with Kenworth’s 76-in. mid- and high-roof sleeper configurations. The Signature Edition Diamond VIT features a black interior with legacy red stitching accents throughout the cab and sleeper. The package also includes a Kenworth-100-branded GT703 seat with red accents special brushed platinum dash and door trim, and Kenworth 100 logo stitched into the sleeper back wall.

The Kenworth T680 Signature Edition exterior features a black onyx grille and side air intake, and prominent Kenworth 100 badges on the sleeper. An optional Kenworth 100 exhaust shield cutout and black anodized grille mesh are also available on mid-roof configurations. Also optional are new Alcoa stylized wheels with unique spoke patterns in Dura-Bright and Dura-Black finishes.

Kenworth also introduced four signature paint colors available on new Kenworth Class 8 and medium-duty trucks: Century Platinum; Century Black Red; Century Red; and Century Gold.

W900 Limited Edition

Kenworth W900 Limited Edition

The special model is available in three configurations–86-in. Studio Sleeper; 72-in. Flat Top; and Extended Day Cab. The all-black Limited Edition Diamond VIT has a 100th anniversary logo. Other interior features include a special edition steering wheel, brushed platinum dash and door trim, and Kenworth 100 logos throughout on the doors and thresholds. A Kenworth 100 sofa bed is standard with the 86-in. Studio Sleeper.

Exterior elements include Kenworth 100 sleeper badges. A Kenworth 100 exhaust shield cutout and sun visor are optional. A special optional centennial three-color paint design brings a classic, impactful look to the W900, the company says, and is only available with the 86-in. Studio Sleeper and 72-in. Flat Top.

The four signature paint colors available on the T680 Signature Edition are also available on the W900 Limited Edition and all other Kenworth trucks.

A web walk through Kenworth history

As a part of the company’s 100-year anniversary, the Kenworth website was updated with a Kenworth 100 section that provides links to landing pages on Special Edition Trucks, History, Archive Gallery, 100 Stories, Social Campaigns, Shop Kenworth 100 branded merchandise, and Kenworth Kids content.

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