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Detroit engine to feature at the Brisbane Truck Show

Penske Power Systems will showcase the Detroit DD15 engine platform when the Brisbane Truck Show opens tomorrow.

According to Penske, the DD15 will be displayed in a cutaway arrangement giving visitors the opportunity to see the internal operation of the engine.

“The Brisbane Truck Show is an important opportunity to connect with customers and demonstrate the benefits that Detroit can offer owner drivers and fleets,” said Sean McLean, Director On-Highway, Penske Power Systems.

“We know that the evolving Detroit engines offer the best in heavy duty diesel engine technology yielding exceptional reliability for customers.

“And with 33 per cent longer engine life on average until overhaul is required and no midlife engine change outs, Detroit offers favourably low whole of life costs for customers.

In addition, the Series 60 and DD15 componentry will also be on display to demonstrate the evolution of engine design.

“As the Brisbane Truck Show is an important conduit for reaching customers, we will have our on-highway product support team present, as well as Pam Esshaki from Detroit in the USA,” McLean said.

Penske also confirmed that current Supercars championship leader and DJR Team Penske driver, Fabian Coulthard, will be on stand to sign autographs between 2-3pm on Friday, 26 May.

According to Penske, merchandise will also be available to be purchased throughout the four-day event at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

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