Durability with even greater maneuverability.

The Western Star 4800 offers incredible performance and durability in a 109-inch BBC package, meaning you can get that
performance in and out of tight spots. Featuring a streamlined cab, Western Star's legendary toughness, and loads of options,
you can build to suit any job – no matter how tight the site.

4800Engines

Detroit DD13

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4800COLOR OPTIONS

BASE
Grey / Black
PREMIUM
Obsidian Black / Black
PREMIUM
Smoky Mountain Grey / Grey
PREMIUM
Maple Leaf Red / Grey
PREMIUM
Prairie Buckskin / Tan
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4800Features

4800Specifications

Choose a configuration:

 
SB Set-Back Axle
4800SB
SF Set-Forward Axle
4800SF
TS Twin-Steer
4800TS
Standard Options AWD package
BBC 109"    
Wheelbase Up to 448"    
BA 50"    
Configuration 4x2, 6x4   4x4, 6x6, 8x8
Engine Detroit DD13,12.8L, (350-505 hp 1250-1850 lb-ft)    
Transmission Eaton Fuller FR-13210B (7, 10, 11, 13, 15 and 18-speed) Allison Automatic 3000, 4000, 4500, 4700  
Cab Type Standard with roped in windshield Severe Duty with bonded windshield Severe Duty with two-piece bonded windshield
Cab Interior Obsidian Black Trim w/ Grey Upholstery Grey Trim w/ Maple Leaf Red Upholstery
Grey Trim w/ Smoky Mountain Grey Upholstery
Tan Trim w/ Prairie Buckskin Upholstery
 
Hood Fiberglass Traditional Non-Sloping Hood Supervisibility Fiberglass hood Supervisibility Fiberglass hood
Front Axle Detroit 12,000-20,000 lbs Meritor 12,000-23,000 lbs. Single 22,000-23,000 lbs
Rear Axle Detroit tandem 40,000-46,000 lbs Meritor single 23,000 lbs
Meritor tandem 40,000-70,000 lbs
Meritor tridem 69,000-77,00 lbs
Sisu tandem 70,000 lbs
Sisu tridem 105,600 lbs
 
Front Suspension Taperleaf 12,000-20,000 lbs. Flatleaf 14,600-23,000 lbs. Flatleaf 21,500 lbs
Rear Suspension AirLiner 23,000-69,000 lbs Hendrickson 40,000-52,000 lbs
Chalmers 46,000-52,000 lbs
Neway 46,000-78,000 lbs
Reyco 23,000 lbs
TufTrac 40,000-52,000 lbs
Single, tandem, or tridem 23,000-78,000 lbs
Brakes WABCO 4S/4M and 6S/6M Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with and without traction enhancement    
Safety Roll stability control    
Frame Single-channel @ 2.5 million RBM Double-channel @ 3.2 million RBM and 4.5 million RBM
Triple-channel @ 5.6 million RBM
Partial frame liners available for increased RBM in specific areas. See dealer for details.
 
Fuel Tanks Aluminum 25" cylindrical 60-150 gallon (227-567 liter) - RH or LH Aluminum 23" cylindrical 50 to 150 gallon (189-567 liter) - RH or LH
Combination fuel/hydraulic tanks available in various sizes
 
DEF Tank 6, 13, 23 gallon (23, 49, 87 liter)    
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