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Peterbilt 379

The Peterbilt 379 is a class 8 truck produced from 1987 to 2007 by the Peterbilt division of PACCAR. At the time, the 379 model replaced the 579, becoming the new flagship of the Peterbilt model line. At its launch, the model 379 was the largest highway truck sold by Peterbilt.

2003 Peterbilt 379
A 2003 Peterbilt 379

Model 379 Features

The Peterbilt 379 truck features an extended-hood conventional-cab, created to suit the needs of owner-operator or commercial truck drivers. The 379 was originally produced in two configurations.

The first configuration includes a standard hood creating a bumper to back of cab length of 119 inches. The second 379 configuration includes a 127 inch BBC that further extends the hood.

Throughout production, the 379 was been equipped with the most powerful versions of the Class 8 on-highway vehicle engines. Engines have included Caterpillar turbodiesel engines, Cummins engines, and Detroit Diesel engines.

Over the years, there have been many variations for the model 379. Here’s some Peterbilt 379 configuration examples:

Peterbilt 379 Configuration Examples

  • 379 Conventional Sleeper Truck
  • 379 Conventional Day Cab
  • 379 Dump Truck
  • 379 Car Carrier
  • 379 Tractor
  • 379 Wrecker Tow Truck
  • 379 Septic
  • 379 Crane Truck
  • 379 Water Truck
  • 379 Tanker Truck
  • 379 Dump Truck

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