Peterbilt 379

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


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]