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Mack Trucks is an American truck manufacturer featured in American Truck Simulator. Founded in 1900 as the Mack Brothers Company, it manufactured its first truck in 1907 and adopted its present name in 1922. Mack Trucks is a subsidiary of AB Volvo which purchased Mack along with Renault Trucks in 2000. After being founded in Brooklyn, New York, the company's headquarters were in Allentown, Pennsylvania, from 1905 to 2009 when they moved to Greensboro, North Carolina.

Mack Trucks was the next truck brand featured after International Trucks. The Mack Anthem was added to the game on April 28, 2020, along with the 1.37 update. However, an unmarked Mack RD 690 had been driving on the roads of American Truck Simulator from update 1.3 as an AI vehicle.

It was firstly featured in the 18 Wheels of Steel series under the fictional name Metalhorse.

The headquarters of Mack Trucks are located in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Release History[]

  • 10 October 2019: The 1.36 Open Beta added the Mack dealership prefab in the game files.
  • 29 January 2020: In SCS Software's video "A Look Back at 2019", one part of the video shows a recording section of the Mack Anthem.[1][2] There was also a blog post about an SCS Software team recording American truck sounds back on September 24, 2019, and the Mack Anthem as part of the configuration list.[3]
  • 26 February 2020: The 1.37 Open Beta added the folder mack.anthem in /def/vehicle/truck.[4]
  • 27 March 2020: SCS posted a video make references the history of creation of the Mack Trucks mascot, the Bulldog [5], indicating that Mack Trucks will be the next manufacturer after International Trucks.[6]
  • 14 April 2020: SCS posted a little video on their social medias, thanking the more than 140,000 followers on their Instagram account, and in this video in the initial seconds, can see a truck that looks like the Mack Anthem.[7]
  • 22 April 2020: SCS Software officially announced that the Mack Anthem will arrive soon to the game.[8]
  • 28 April 2020: Mack Anthem is released along with a trailer video.[9]

Models[]

American Truck Simulator only includes one Mack model, while there are three models in American Long Haul and two models in Across America, Pedal to the Metal, Convoy and Haulin'.

American Truck Simulator[]

Name Image
Mack Anthem
Mack Anthem ATS.png

18 Wheels of Steel[]

Name Fictional name Image
Mack CH 603 Metalhorse 60HC3

Across America

Mack CH 613 Metalhorse 61HC3

Across America

Pedal to the Metal

Haulin' / American Long Haul

Mack Vision CX 613 Metalhorse Vision

Pedal to the Metal

Haulin' / American Long Haul

Mack Pinnacle CHU Metalhorse RH

American Long Haul

Available Preconfigured Models[]

There are 5 different preconfigured models at Mack truck dealers in ATS, but all of them are customizable.

Name Image Series Chassis Cabin Engine Power Engine Torque Gearbox Fuel Paint List Price Required Level
Mack Anthem Day Cab
ATS Mack Trucks Stock 01.png
Anthem 6x2 Day Cab 345 hp (257kW) 1,360 lb-ft (1845 Nm) / 1,000 rpm Eaton FM-15E310B-LAS 144 gal Arctic White $118,135.- 0
Mack Anthem Day Cab
ATS Mack Trucks Stock 02.png
Anthem 6x4 Day Cab 395 hp (295kW) 1,560 lb-ft (2115 Nm) / 1,050 rpm mDRIVE AT2612F 186 gal Lacquer Red $132,880.- 0
Mack Anthem 48" Sleeper
ATS Mack Trucks Stock 03.png
Anthem 6x2 48" Sleeper 415 hp (309kW) 1,660 lb-ft (2251 Nm) / 1,000 rpm mDRIVE ATO2612F 234 gal Mountain Green $161,800.- 0
Mack Anthem 70" Sleeper
ATS Mack Trucks Stock 04.png
Anthem 6x4 70" Sleeper 445 hp (332kW) 1,860 lb-ft (2522 Nm) / 1,150 rpm mDRIVE ATO2612F 284 gal Arctic White $172,460.- 0
Mack Anthem 70" Sleeper
ATS Mack Trucks Stock 05.png
Anthem 6x4 70" Sleeper 505 hp (377kW) 1,860 lb-ft (2522 Nm) / 1,150 rpm Eaton FO-22E318B-VXP R 284 gal Graphite Gray $200,230.- 0

Truck Dealers[]

There are 5 Mack truck dealers in ATS.

City State
Colorado Springs Flag of Colorado.png Colorado
Pendleton Flag Oregon Front.png Oregon
Sacramento CA mini.png California
Twin Falls Flag of Idaho small.png Idaho
Yakima Flag of Washington.png Washington

Gallery[]

References[]

  1. SCS Software, A Look Back at 2019, 2020-01-29 (accessed 2020-01-29)
  2. A Look Back at 2019, 2020-01-29 (accessed 2020-01-29)
  3. SCS Software, Recording Truck Sounds in the USA, 2019-09-24 (accessed 2019-09-24)
  4. SCS Software SCS Forum, 2020-02-26. (Accessed 2020-02-26)
  5. Mack Trucks Historical Museum, 2020-03-27 (accessed 2020-03-27)
  6. SCS Software, Not to be sniffed at, 2020-03-27 (accessed 2020-03-27)
  7. SCS Software SCS Forum, 2020-04-14. (Accessed 2020-04-14)
  8. SCS Software, Mack Anthem® Announcement, 2020-04-22 (accessed 2020-04-22)
  9. SCS Software, The Mack Anthem® has arrived!, 2020-04-28 (accessed 2020-04-28)

See also[]

Trucks
Euro Truck Simulator
(Overview, Dealers)
Majestic Actros - Runner Magnum - Swift R - Valiant FH16
Euro Truck Simulator 2
(Overview, Dealers)
DAF: XF 105, XF Euro 6, 2021 - Iveco: Stralis, Stralis Hi-Way - MAN: TGX, TGX Euro 6 - Mercedes-Benz: Actros, New Actros - Renault: Magnum, Premium, T - Scania: R 2009, Streamline, R, S - Volvo: FH16 2009, FH16 2012
Upcoming: MAN: New TGX
American Truck Simulator
(Overview, Dealers)
Freightliner Trucks: Cascadia - International Trucks: LoneStar, LT, 9900i - Kenworth: T680, W900 - Mack Trucks: Anthem - Peterbilt: 389, 579 - Volvo: VNL - Western Star Trucks: 49X
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