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.

4800 RESOURCES

4800 ENGINES

Detroit DD13

4800 SPECIFICATIONS

STANDARD OPTIONS AWD PACKAGE
BBC 109″
Wheelbase Up to 448″
BA 50″
Configuration 4×2, 6×4 4×4, 6×6, 8×8
Engine Detroit DD13,12.8L, (350-470 hp 1250-1650 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 Gray 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)

STANDARD OPTIONS
BBC 109″
Wheelbase Up to 448″
BA 33″
Configuration 4×2, 6×4
Engine Detroit DD13,12.8L, (350-470 hp 1250-1650 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
Cab Interior Obsidian Black Trim w/ Grey Upholstery Grey Trim w/ Maple Leaf Red Upholstery
Grey Trim w/ Smoky Mountain Gray Upholstery
Tan Trim w/ Prairie Buckskin Upholstery
Hood Fiberglass Traditional Non-Sloping Hood Supervisibility Fiberglass hood
Front Axle Detroit 12,000-20,000 lbs Meritor 12,000-23,000 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.
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
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)

STANDARD OPTIONS
BBC 109″
Wheelbase Up to 448″
BA 33″ (SF) / 50″ (SB)
TAS 60″ (SF) / 72″ (SB)
Configuration 8×4
Engine Detroit DD13, 12.8L, (350-450 hp 1250-1650 lb-ft)
Transmission Eaton Fuller Manual (Set Back & Set Forward Axle) Allison Automatic (Set Back Axle)
Cab Type Severe Duty with bonded windshield
Cab Interior Obsidian Black Trim w/ Grey Upholstery Grey Trim w/ Maple Leaf Red Upholstery
Grey Trim w/ Smoky Mountain Gray Upholstery
Tan Trim w/ Prairie Buckskin Upholstery
Hood Fiberglass Traditional Non-Sloping Hood (Set Forward Axle)
Supervisibility Fiberglass hood (Set Back Axle)
Exhaust RH outboard frame-mounted vertical (SF & SB) RH mid-chassis-mounted horizontal (Set Back Axle)
Steering Single main gear with dual auxiliary gears (Set Forward Axle)
Dual main gears with dual ram assist (Set Back Axle)
Front Axle Tandem 40,000 lbs
Rear Axle Tandem 46,000-52,000 lbs Tridem 69,000 lbs
Front Suspension Flatleaf 40,000 lbs
Rear Suspension Tandem 46,000-52,000 lbs Tridem Air Ride 69,000 lbs
Brakes WABCO 4S/4M and 6S/6M Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with and without traction enhancement
Frame Single-channel @ 2.5 million RBM (Set Back Axle)
Double-channel @ 3.2 million RBM and 4.5 million RBM (Set Forward & Set Back Axle)
Fuel Tanks Aluminum 25″ cylindrical 60-150 gallon (227-567 liter) – RH or LH
DEF Tank 23 gallons (87 liters)