New Peterbilt Model 579

What happens when the best isn't good enough? You make it better, and that's just what Peterbilt did with the new Model 579. From a new, distinctive exterior design to a revamped interior, it was designed with purpose and to be driven with passion.

With improved aerodynamics combined with cutting-edge technology, the new Model 579 isn't just sleeker, it's smarter.
A New Era of Class has arrived - come along for the ride.



The new Model 579 offers the most advanced aerodynamic features and packages, improving fuel economy and your bottom line. The new hood and bumper were designed for maximum aerodynamic performance. The new air dam below the bumper further improves aerodynamics while maintaining ground clearance. The new A-pillar fairing redirects airflow around the windshield for improved aerodynamics and noise reduction.

Digital Dash

The new digital display is pure Peterbilt: bold design, state-of-the-art technology, and class-leading functionality. The new 15" digital display is the largest in the industry, with easy-to-use features, customizable gauges, and intelligent gauge monitoring.


Adding to existing advanced driver assistance systems, new lane keeping assist technology utilizes inputs from the collision mitigation system to help keep the driver between the lines through an electric motor mounted on the steering column inside the cab, protected from the elements. New LED headlights increase safety with better nighttime visibility and better daytime conspicuity. An industry first, the new three-function LED lights located in the bumper contains a fog light for near field, a driving light to complement LED high beams, and a cornering light that illuminates with the turn signal.


The driver-friendly interior of the new Model 579 offers all the comforts of home and more special touches. With 8 feet of headroom, 70 cubic feet of storagem and the largest mattress in the industry, the spacious sleepers can double as a comfortable and convenient office.

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