As if its CXT,
RXT and MXT models weren’t over the top enough, International Harvester
celebrated its 100th anniversary by unveiling a special edition MXT Limited
here at the Chicago Auto Show.
is the MXT Limited a super-sized pickup truck, but in its special edition
wire mesh grille
wood interior trim
captain’s chairs, with each seat featuring six-way adjustment
and self-leveling armrests
and hand-stitched steering wheel and other custom leatherwork, which
includes a suede-like headliner
DC/DVD player with 6.5-inch dash-mounted touch screen display
LCD screen with its own built-in DVD player
seatback-mounted LCD monitors
Playstation 3 gaming console
system with two front-mounted, 6.5-inch speakers, two rear-mounted 6.5-inch
speakers, a six-channel amplifier and a subwoofer built into the cab-length
MXT’s, the Limited is 21-feet long, 7-feet, 7-inches tall and 8-feet
wide, with a gross vehicle weight rating of 14,500 pounds and a chassis
payload capacity of two tons and towing capacity of 7.75 tons.
from a 300-hrsepower International VT365 V8 diesel engine that also provides
530 pound-feet of torque to an Allison 2200 RDS five-speed automatic transmission.
which was designed originally for military use, also has hydraulic brakes
with four-channel ABS, a cab air suspension system, 20-inch allow wheels
with 40-inch tires.
equipment also includes keyless entry, power locks, power windows, chrome
hood side vent, chrome fuel cap, chrome tailgate handle, anodized aluminum
cab steps and step rear bumper, frame-mounted trailer receiver hitch and
MXT for civilian use starts at $89,500. Pricing will be announced later
on the MXT Limited, which goes into production in the summer of 2007.