New Mid-Range Conventional
Truck Features Powerful Cummins Engine
Arriving at dealerships now.
INDIANAPOLIS - Sterling Truck Corporation
has a tough new vehicle in its lineup: the Sterling Bullet™.
This highly anticipated chassis-cab product was introduced today
at the NTEA Work Truck Show 2007 in Indianapolis. The Bullet is
the latest addition to the company's full line of Class 3-8 work
trucks and will be available at select Sterling dealerships in
late fall 2007.
The Bullet joins the low cab-over Sterling 360™ to round out the
company's mid-range vehicle lineup. Competing in the Class 4/5
markets, the Bullet is ideal for demanding applications
including construction, residential services, landscaping,
municipal services, utility, and pickup and delivery.
"Together with the Sterling 360, the Bullet makes Sterling the
only commercial vehicle manufacturer to offer a complete line of
Class 3-8 vehicles," said Matthew Stevenson, director of light
commercial vehicles for Sterling Truck Corporation. "We gave
this truck the tagline Nothing Stops The Bullet because there
isn't an application this truck can't tackle. Like all Sterling
trucks, the Bullet can be customized for the demands of any
Features and Options
Several impressive features come standard on the Bullet,
including a powerful Cummins 6.7L ISB engine with exhaust brake,
a power take-off prep package, and a rugged 34-inch wide, 50,000
psi frame for easy body builder upfit.
Boasting numerous options, the Bullet is offered as a regular
cab in four wheelbases or as a quad cab in two wheelbases. It
also features two- or four-wheel drive and optional snow plow
and towing packages.
Drivers will appreciate the smooth shifting manual or the
optional fuel-saving automatic transmission. Standard air
conditioning, easy-to-read gauges, and an adjustable tilt
steering wheel reduce operator fatigue, while driver and
passenger airbags make the Bullet a safe operating environment.
Notable base model options include cruise control, fog lights,
power windows and locks, power trailer tow mirrors, and numerous
radio options. A premium interior package is available, and
features options such as a navigation radio with available GPS,
a cloth six-way power seat, an Infinity MP3/CD player, and much
Some popular specs include:
Regular cab (123-inch BBC), quad cab (143-inch BBC) with 2WD and
4WD drivelines available
GVWRs of 16,500 to 19,500 pounds for both regular and quad cab
with a GCWR of 26,000lbs
Wheelbase offerings/cab-to-axle measurements for regular cab
include 144.5 inches/60 inches, 168.5 inches/84 inches; 192.5
inches/108 inches, 204.5 inches/120 inches, and for quad cab
include 164.5 inches/60 inches, 188.5 inches /84 inches
Industry-standard 34-inch frame rail spacing and flat, clean
6.7L Cummins ISB turbo diesel EPA '07-compliant engine powers
305hp with 610lbs.-ft of torque and standard exhaust brake
Transmission options of manual six-speed or automatic six-speed
Transmission Power Take Off capability standard
Axle ratios 4.10, 4.44 and 4.88
Front axle rating of 7,000 pounds, rear axle rating of 13,500
Eight exterior standard paint options; special paint options
The Bullet will be available at select Sterling dealers
throughout the United States and Canada.
"Sterling dealers are work truck experts and are equipped to
provide customers with all of the solutions they need to get the
job done right," said Stevenson. "Plus, customers will get the
kind of service they expect from a commercial vehicle dealer:
service centers with longer hours, and technicians trained to
get trucks back to work fast."
Truck Corporation, based in Redford, Mich., produces and
markets a full line of Class 3-8 work trucks for regional
hauling and diverse vocational applications. Sterling is a
Freightliner LLC. Freightliner LLC produces and markets
Class 3-8 vehicles and is part of
DaimlerChrysler's Truck Group, the world's leading