We put the Western Star XD25 through its paces at an offroad course outside of Phoenix This truck with a 223in wheelbase is powered by a 14liter 500HP DDC 60 rated at 1550 lbft of torque  1350 RPM The transmission is an Allison 4500 RDS automatic with PTO provision It also features an FR2P32 70000 lb planetary wide track tandem rear axle For more photos from the Western Star 50th Anniversary event in Phoenix see the XD OFFROAD gallery
Kelley Platt president of Western Star Trucks presents the keys to a new Western Star 5700XE to OOIDA39s Jon Osborn and his canine companion Sassy OOIDA and Western Star share ldquoa common missionrdquo of serving owneroperators and small business truckers she said
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