1. Home
  2. RVs: Motorhomes
  3. Motorhome News
  4. Newmar Offers 08 Front-End Diesel

Newmar Offers 08 Front-End Diesel

Originally Published in MotorHome Magazine

Newmar Corporation will be offering Freightliner Custom Chassis
Corporation’s revolutionary FRED chassis in its 2008 Grand Star
motorhome — the newest addition to the Newmar Class A lineup. The Grand
Star’s optional FRED chassis, powered by the new 6.7-liter Cummins ISB
engine, offers 340 hp and 660 lb-ft of torque, while offering consumers
fuel economy up to 70 percent better than that of a traditional
gasoline-powered chassis.

Noteworthy FRED features include a 55-degree wheel cut for
greater maneuverability, a “flat floor” with no doghouse in the cockpit
area, and a 26,000-pound gross vehicle weight rating for increased
floorplan options.

“The Grand Star is a unique, new motorhome that features many
attributes often only associated with higher-priced, diesel-pusher
motorhomes, at a value you might not expect,” said John Sammut, Newmar’s
vice president of sales and marketing.

The 2008 Newmar Grand Star is expected to arrive on dealer lots during spring 2007

The Best of RV Magazine Delivered to your Inbox

Subscribe to RV.com and RV Magazine

Subscriptions starting at only $14.97 per year.

Members save by only paying $9.97 per year!

logo

Please login or register to view archived articles.

Sign In

Do not have an account? Create New Account

Menu