T359 – FLEXIBILITY OF APPLICATION


The T359 is purpose-built to take on specific metro and intrastate applications with the productivity and attention to detail that you expect from Kenworth. The T359 model is versatile enough to accommodate a prime mover, rigid truck, agitator and car carrier specifications and is available in 4×2, 6×4 and 8×4 configurations.

T359


CONFIGURATION:   4×2 / 6×4 / 8×4

ENGINE:   Cummins ISLe5 – 280/320/340/360/380 hp or Cummins ISMe5 – 440-434 hp

TRANSMISSION:   Manual / Automatic / Automated Manual Transmission (AMT)

SUSPENSION:   Front – Taper Leaf, Multi Leaf / Rear – Airbag, Mechanical

CAB:   Day Cab / 28″ Flat Roof Sleeper / 36″ Flat or Mid Roof Recessed Back Sleeper (4×2, 6×4 Only)

VERSATILE ALL-ROUNDER


The T359 is purpose built to take on specific metro and intrastate applications with the productivity and attention to detail that you expect from Kenworth. The T359 model is versatile enough to accommodate a prime mover, rigid truck, agitator, and car carrier specifications and is available in 4×2, 6×4 and 8×4 configurations.

CHASSIS FRAME LAYOUT

To suit your needs, Kenworth trucks offer customised wheelbases and frame layouts. We can optimise the frame layout design for maximum fuel capacity, durability and provision for auxiliary frame mounted equipment

FUEL TANKS

Together with the frame layout we have an extensive range of fuel tanks for a variety of applications. For weight saving, aluminium tanks are standard in the T359.

POWERTRAIN

Offered in the T359 is the Cummins ISLe5 engine in a range of horsepower and torque ratings up to 380Hp, with the option of the Cummins ISMe5 engine with 434 hp in the T359. Both come with an extensive range of manual and automated transmissions to suit the purpose at hand.

DAY TO DAY COMFORT


Stepping into the cab, the Daylite door design promotes safety and confidence with an excellent field of vision from the driver’s seat of both sides of the vehicle and the rear view mirrors.

The large one-piece curved windscreen offers a commanding view of the road ahead with excellent all round visibility.

The wrap-around instrument panel allows easy access to controls, featuring an adjustable steering column and a “Smart Wheel” with fingertip controls for vital operating functions, including engine brake and cruise control.

The overhead console includes two storage compartments with provision for vehicle information displays and radios.

Available in a range of colours, the cab interior features a contemporary high quality trim and a range of premium seats further enhance driver comfort and safety.

Sleeper options are available with the T359 and offer a privacy curtain to utilise the full cabin during rest periods.

INTERIOR TRIM


Available in a range of colours, the cab interior features a contemporary high quality trim and a range of premium seats further enhance driver comfort and safety.

SOFT TRIM                            HARD TRIM

– Sandstone                             – Sandstone
– Shiraz                                       – Charcoal
– Crimson
– Mariner Blue
– Charcoal

WHEN IT COMES TO RIDING THE ROAD, SAFETY ISN’T JUST ONE MORE THING TO THINK ABOUT – IT’S EVERYTHING


At Kenworth, protecting the driver, vehicle, payload, and other road users against unexpected hazards has always been a paramount consideration. Safety is built into every truck through Application Engineering, a design approach that also delivers optimal payloads, reliability and productivity.

Aside from providing the optimal drivers’ environment to aid with vehicle control, Kenworth interiors combine classic Kenworth styling with the highest standards of cab ergonomics and safety, further minimising driver distraction. The wrap-around dash provides an unobstructed view of gauges and easy access to vital switches and controls. Smart Wheel fingertip access for engine brake and cruise functions deliver further driver confidence, comfort and control.

Kenworth Electronic Brake Safety Systems (EBSS) further enhance vehicle control and accident avoidance, with a comprehensive list of options available. These include Bendix Electronic Stability Control, Wingman Fusion™ technology incorporating Active Cruise Control with Braking, Collision Mitigation with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) and Lane Departure Warning.

Optional items to even further safeguard driver well-being include:

• High visibility grab handles and seat belts
• Enhanced illumination of step and landing areas, increasing visibility
• Ground based fluid check.

AN ONGOING COMMITMENT TO INNOVATION AND SAFETY

Kenworth’s commitment to ongoing research, design and engineering capability demonstrates our flexibility in adapting new technologies as they come to the fore.

Kenworth tests numerous advancements to identify and incorporate into production the best innovations to improve safety, environmental performance and productivity.


T359 IN PRINT