Panel: DriveForce-8-0L


The DriveForce 8.0L propane engine delivers reduced emissions compared to diesel, with the best available balance of power and torque. Its proven engine block has been updated and improved to increase reliability, and the entire powertrain is sold, warranted, and supported by Freightliner Custom Chassis.



  • Patented Liquid Propane Injection fuel system improves fuel efficiency
  • Rugged tall deck cast iron long-block engine with full-length water jackets (nonsiamesed cylinders)
  • Cast aluminum intake with proven gasket technology
  • Roller rockers improve durability and reduce friction
  • Configurable front-end accessory drive able to accommodate single or dual AC compressors
  • Improved positive crankcase ventilation baffle reduces oil consumption
  • Extended life double platinum-tip spark plugs
  • Industry standard J1939 engine controller compatible with existing diagnostic tools