Peterbilt 379

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2003 Peterbilt 379 550 hp CAT C15 American Class interior 18 speed

Variations[edit]

Replacing the "359" in 1987, it remained in production until March 2007 with the last 1,000 379s called the "Legacy Class 379".[citation needed]

Common powerplants[edit]

Throughout production, the 379 came loaded with some of the most powerful high-torque inline 6-cylinder turbo-diesel engines offered in on-highway vehicles. These engines included the Caterpillar C-11, C-12, C-13, C-15, C-16 and the 3406-(B,C,E,P and EWS), Cummins the "big cam" NTC, N-14, ISM, ISX, Signature 600, and Detroit Diesel 60 series and 90 series.

Peterbilt 379 interior 2000-2007[edit]

Peterbilt 379 interior 2000-2007.jpg

In popular media[edit]

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A Peterbilt 379 was used in a 1998 film, Black Dog, and the 2007 film Transformers made the truck model more popular.[citation needed]

Other popular culture[edit]