Mack debuts updated Mack Granite truck

Mack debuts updated Mack Granite truck

Mack Trucks updates Mack Granite with new fascia, improved visibility, safer operation and two grille options.

Mack Trucks debuted an updated Mack Granite model at World of Concrete 2023 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. According to Jonathan Randall, president, Mack Trucks North America, the updated fascia helps make the Granite safer to operate iand reduces strain on the operator. The vocational truck features a new fascia with an updated chrome grille and self-heating LED headlamps that offer brighter illumination, improving forward visibility by up to 29% and peripheral visibility by up to 50%.

Available for order in February, the new grille and air intakes modernize the look of the Granite, the company says, and the choice of two grille treatments offers customers another way to customize their vehicles. The standard grille features blacked-out cross bars surrounding the chrome Mack badge with the optional grille being all chrome. 

The integrated heating elements automatically sense the ambient temperature and turn on to keep ice and snow from building up in colder environments and an anti-fog coating prevents condensation in warmer, humid environments to improve visibility.

The new LED technology is designed to fully illuminate the road and job site, including the driver- and passenger-sides of the vehicle, to reduce eye fatigue while letting operators detect objects sooner. Safety is also improved during daylight driving through new, integrated amber daytime running lights that double as turn signals. Mach says the LED headlights are designed to be long-lasting through their high-impact polycarbonate lenses with additional hard coating protection to prevent cracking, scratching or damage to the headlight from road or job site debris. In the event of damage, Mack says the headlight assemblies are designed to be easily replaced and are also backward compatible with earlier truck models if current Granite owners choose to upgrade.

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