Detroit™ DD8™

Success Runs in the Family

Along with our tried-and-true DD13®, DD15® and DD16®, the DD8 is built proudly at our legendary production facility in Detroit, MI. The Detroit DD8 features the latest in engine technology to go along with the know-how and quality you’ve come to expect from Detroit. From the sturdy design of the ribbed cast iron block to the advanced common rail fuel system the DD8 delivers the reliability and performance you demand. With our industry leading maintenance intervals and our innovative Detroit™ Connect Virtual TechnicianSM   remote diagnostic service the DD8 was designed to help you maximize uptime.

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660-1050 lb-ft

Torque Range

260-350HP

Horsepower Range

470 cu in (7.7L)

Displacement

The new Detroit™ DD8™ delivers when it counts.

Efficiency, Performance & Durability

 With a wide range of power ratings from 260-350 HP and 660-1050 lb.-ft. of torque, the DD8™ also features:

  • An optional high-performance integrated engine brake

  • A variable-speed fan and advanced cooling system providing shorter fan-on times for increased fuel efficiency

  • Simple, fixed-geometry, turbocharger for performance, efficiency and reliability

  • A robust and sturdy rear gear train helps minimize noise, vibration and harshness (NVH)

  • Variable cam-phasing technology for efficient aftertreatment system performance

  • PTO Capability – both FEPTO and REPTO ­­– for a variety of vocational work-truck applications

  • 2017 Greenhouse Gas (GHG17) and 2016 OBD (OBD16) compliance

Model Options

Freightliner
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M2 106
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108SD
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114SD
Western Star

DetroitTM Connect Virtual TechnicianSM

If maintenance issues come up on the road, you can count on Detroit Connect Virtual Technician. With Virtual Technician, you are notified within minutes when their vehicles experience fault events, the severity of the fault and when, where and how to best fix the issue causing the fault so you can make informed service decisions.

Keep running

With the longest service intervals in its class and an easily serviceable design, the Detroit DD8 lowers your cost of ownership by decreasing your time in the shop. With oil and fuel filters positioned above the frame rails, you'll be back in the driver's seat fast

EXTENSIVE PARTS AVAILABILITY

Sharing some common service operation with our heavy-duty line of engines and the parts with the DD5 ensures that trained technicians are ready to serve you and your DD8 at any of our 800+ authorized Detroit locations across the highways and back roads of North America.

Detroit Connect Portal

The Detroit™ Connect portal is easy-to-use, one-stop-shop for all vehicle performance data gathered, transmitted and analyzed by Detroit Connect.  The portal gives you access to insights delivered by  Detroit Connect Virtual Technician℠. The Detroit Connect portal will also give you access to new features, such as Remote Updates, and Analytics, available late 2017.

Detroit connect portal login

DDCSN

DDCSN serves as both a public customer website and secure service portal to access DETROIT branded product service and parts information, tools, training, and more. Here you can access a wide range of product literature such as operator mauals, warranty booklets, and even service bulletins. You can also find parts catalogs, sales and marketing programs, webinars, and much more.

DDCSN Login

DTNA Connect Portal

DTNA Connect is the starting point for working with all brands and franchises that fall under the Daimler Trucks North America umbrella: Detroit, Thomas Built Buses, SelecTrucks, Sterling, Freightliner, and Western Star. Here, you can access the full spectrum of online applications, resources and tools you need. Whether you use DTNA online resources to complete repairs, purchase parts, submit warranty claims, spec new vehicles or track the status of your truck orders, DTNAConnect streamlines the tasks and activities that are part of your daily work routine.

DTNA Connect Portal Login