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Peterbilt Debuts Model 579 UltraLoft


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Designed to maximize efficiency, providing a “2-percent aerodynamic improvement to push the limits of efficiency even further while maintaining the styling and bold look of the Model 579.”


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The 579 UltraLoft offers the industry’s largest storage capacity — as much as 70 cubic feet. The floor to ceiling distance is more than eight feet. The bunk holds an 82-inch mattress, the largest in the industry.


Driver experience is the focus in the maximized space of the UltraLoft through industry-leading storage volume and comfort. The UltraLoft gives drivers the largest upper and lower bunk mattresses, best-in-class headroom in both bunks, class leading storage space and some creature comforts of home with space to accommodate a 1.1 cubic foot microwave and enough room to fit flat screen TVs up to 32-inches.

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