September 15, 2004
International to show world’s biggest pick-up truck
Warrenville, Illinois – International, the operating company of Navistar
International Corporation, will officially unveil the world’s biggest pick-up truck,
the International CXT on Thursday, September 16, at its plant in Garland, Texas.
“The International CXT brings new meaning to ‘everything is big in Texas,'” said
Garland Mayor Bob Day. “There is nothing on the road as bold, strong and tough as
Based on a 20-ton hauler and other International severe service trucks used by the
construction, government and waste industries, the International CXT is built on the
same platform as dump trucks and snowplows. As a result, it is unrivaled in
capability, size and appearance. It hauls three times the payload of consumer
pick-up trucks, is all-wheel drive, uses air brakes for unmatched stopping ability
and offers towing, dumping and tilt bed capability.
Additionally, it features a spacious interior with crew cab design that seats five
and can be customized to meet owners’ specific needs – from paint colour to air
seats to flat screen TVs.
In terms of performance, the International CXT features the International DT 466
diesel engine with a horsepower rating of 220 hp and 540 lb.-ft. of torque capable
of hauling or towing pretty much anything you can put into or behind it. A
smooth-shifting Allison 2000 Series automatic transmission and standard cab
air-suspension (with standard front air seats) provide an exceptionally comfortable
Among businesses for whom the International CXT is ideal: construction, lawn care
businesses, lawn and garden stores, brick or stone contractors, home builders,
carpenters, landscape designers, roofers, home improvement companies, auto body
repair or custom paint shops, commercial boating businesses and boat racers.
More info is available at www.internationaldelivers.com/cxt