from Detroit Diesel is a firm favourite amongst the North American market and this remarkable engine is also gaining steady favour amongst local transporters due to its economy, durability and power.
Through advanced technology and team commitment, Detroit Diesel offers a complete product line with a variety of features and benefits. Every S60 engine is equipped with the Detroit Diesel Electronic Controls - DDEC. DDEC IV, the fourth generation of DDEC, is now standard equipment on all S60 engines. In addition to precisely controlling the Fuel Injection, DDEC offers the following.
Three levels of engine protection.
Cruise control with auto resume.
Multiple power ratings.
Three levels of engine braking.
Vehicle speed limiting with overspeed diagnostics.
Communication capability with Auto Shift transmissions.
Idle speed adjustment with shutdown timer.
Self diagnostics with warning and shutdown protection
Four levels of security.
In addition to these features DDEC IV has more memory, built-in clock & calendar with built-in battery back up.
The Series 60® has been the top selling heavy Duty diesel engine in North America for the past 12 years in a row, because it offers Truckers the best combination of.
Mercedes-Benz South Africa, leading manufacturer of
light, medium- and heavy-duty trucks, today announced that it now
offers complete in-house after-sales support for Detroit Diesel
Series 60 and MBE 4000 engines fitted to its market leading,
long-haul American truck range, Freightliner.
Ian Riley, divisional manager of Freightliner,
Mitsubishi FUSO and Western Star division of MBSA says that the new
internal offering of the Detroit Diesel engines to Freightliner
customers will boost MBSA’s after-sales support for the Freightliner
brand and improve availability of parts in the dealer network
inventory. “We are now in a stronger position to stand behind and
fully support Detroit Diesel, strengthening both this brand of
engine but more importantly providing seamless support to our valued
customers who use Detroit Diesel as their engine of choice.”