at KickingTires are reporting that International has quietly pulled
the plug on its XT line of giant consumer and commercial pickups. The
CXT, MXT and RXT trucks have already been removed from International's
The XT trucks
were some of the largest haulers in the full-size segment, with price
tags to match. They cost from $70,000 to $135,000.
was a five-passenger 4x4 with a 300-horsepower V-8 diesel engine and
five-speed automatic transmission. It could tow 8 tons and haul up
to 2 tons.
started out as a standard International Class 7 chassis cab, upfitted
with an 8-foot dual-rear-wheel cargo box. Its standard 220-hp six-cylinder
diesel engine could pull up to 10 tons.
International reported the CXT's fuel economy at 8 to 10 mpg, with a
cruising range of up to 700 miles thanks to its 70-gallon fuel tank.
Top speed was limited to 84 mph.
The RXT was a smaller, stylish, two-wheel-drive version of the CXT. It
was 8-feet tall, 228feet long and weighed just over five tons.
will continue to sell versions of the trucks to the military.