Peterbilt Motors Co. hosted thousands at the Texas Motor Speedway to unveil the new Model 589, a traditional on-highway vehicle. The new truck includes a robotically assembled cab, an aluminum hood, multiple sleeper configurations, wrap-around grille crown with triple bars, rectangular grille mesh, and the signature bird ornament. Other exterior features include 15-in. air cleaners, 7-in. exhaust stacks and exhaust shield, and Peterbilt’s exterior lighting package with LED daytime fender-brace running lights.
The Peterbilt Model 589 features as an air-assisted hydraulic clutch on manual transmissions, which reduces driver fatigue and maintenance the OEM noted, and the latest collision mitigation for improved driver safety. It also features advanced driver technology like predictive cruise control are incorporated to lessen the environmental impact of a traditional truck. The Peterbilt Model 589 offers both Cummins and PACCAR engine options with manual and automated manual transmissions choices.
Climbing into the cab is made easier with larger tread steps for easier ingress/egress. A new, more contemporary instrument panel offers reduced glare and better visibility. Numerous trim packages allow for a custom interior look, and the latest creature comforts such as high-performance automatic climate control, storage space and larger dual cup holders create an inviting environment. The interior of the first 589 of the Peterbilt Model 589s will be enhanced with an individually numbered special plate installed on the passenger side dash.
The Legendary Edition
The Legendary Package features vintage Peterbilt script flanked by stunning spears on the side of the hood. It also includes exclusive brightwork on the polished fenders and bright rockers. The interior offers leather-grain seats that include a script logo in the headrest and unique stitching and exclusive interior badging on the door pad and dash.
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The Model 589 will be available for customer orders in August for 2024 delivery. It will replace the Model 389 going forward into 2024.