On-Highway Trucks, Buses, Engines, and Transmissions

Penske Australia & New Zealand is a leading supplier of the world’s finest heavy-duty trucks, diesel engines, gas engines, and power systems.

Distributing the Western Star Trucks, MAN Truck & Bus, Dennis Eagle, mtu, Detroit, Allison Transmission (AU only), and Sauer Compressors brands, we operate across the most dynamic markets, including on-highway and various off-highway industries such as mining, energy solutions, construction and industrial, rail, marine, oil and gas, agriculture, and defence.

Penske also represents aftermarket products from leading oil, coolant, and filter brands.

With over 1,300 employees, we are committed to providing the most comprehensive 24/7 aftersales support through a network of strategically located branches and field locations and more than 100 dealers.


Western Star Trucks

Winner of the highly-prestigious Truck of The Year Australasia (ToYA) award for 2024, the X-Series is the most-tested Western Star ever. Proudly distributed by Penske Australia & New Zealand, the X-Series boasts our legendary Star durability, features a powerful integrated driveline, an advanced safety package, and superior comfort – even in the most rugged applications.

Underpinned by a long-standing North American heritage, the custom-built X-Series exudes legendary durability. With durable stainless steel and aluminium bright works, high air intakes, and a high-efficiency radiator cooling package, the X-Series is the strongest and most tested Western Star cab and chassis ever!

Featuring high-performing tried and tested Detroit and Cummins engine options and Detroit DT12, Allison fully automatic, and Eaton manual transmission options, the X-Series features a powerful integrated driveline that will tick the boxes in any application.

Delivering an advanced safety package that is unbeatable, the X-Series boasts active brake assist 5, lane departure warning, side guard assist, tailgate warning and much more. Furthermore, an improved visibility package and the innovative RollTek seat with rollover restraint and airbag give drivers ultimate peace of mind.

Offering superior comfort, X-Series cabin environments deliver a highly ergonomic and intuitive driving environment with generous ingress and egress and sleeper options that include the largest on the Australian market – the 72” model!

Penske also provides full retail functions for Western Star Trucks at select locations.

Click here to learn more or visit www.westernstar.com.au.

Kurt Dein


+61 7 3877 6126

Dean Hoverd

New Zealand

+64 27 277 5405

MAN Truck & Bus

With a history dating back over 250 years and a world-class pedigree, MAN Truck & Bus produces some of the world’s finest trucks and buses.

Proudly distributed in Australia and New Zealand by Penske, MAN’s truck generation boasts excellent driver fit, great efficiency and economy features, optimised uptime, and makes for a strong business partner.

When it comes to excellent driver fit, the streamlined and modern MAN workspace sets a new benchmark. Seriously spacious, our intuitive dash layout and luxurious rest and sleep area make the perfect work environment. Combined with innovative driver assistance features and an advanced aerodynamic design, your driver won’t want to leave the cabin.

Delivering great efficiency and economy, your MAN will take you further with less. Economical engines and improved aerodynamics, along with other efficiency-enhancing innovations, yield remarkable fuel savings that result in increased profits for your business.

This is further complemented by our highly reliable and fully integrated technology and design philosophy which delivers optimised uptime and tangible gains for you. Extended oil drain intervals mean less time off the road, and our extensive national dealer network minimises downtime for your business and maximises support.

All of this is underpinned through MAN’s comprehensive 24/7 roadside assist program, customised repair and maintenance packages, generous warranties, and our powerful enterprise grade telematics solution, MAN Opti-Connect (AU only). MAN is your business’ strong partner.

And our bus range redefines efficiency, safety, and comfort and caters for a wide range of customer applications from heavy-duty, long-distance transportation solutions to city bus, coach, and school buses..

Penske also provides full retail functions for MAN Truck & Bus at select locations.

Click here to learn more or visit https://www.man.eu/au/en/homepage.html and man.co.nz.

Derek Schroff


+61 7 3877 6009


Dean Hoverd

New Zealand

+64 27 277 5405

New Zealand

Dennis Eagle

Exclusively distributed by Penske Australia & New Zealand, Dennis Eagle is a market leader in refuse collection vehicles offering among the greatest visibility in its class, and specifically designed to meet the wide range of applications that comprise this rapidly expanding market.

Equipping customers with the reliability that will last beyond their contract term and the required technologies to stay ahead of changing demands while providing exceptional performance, Dennis Eagle vehicles are powered by well-proven Cummins engines and Allison transmissions.

Key characteristics of the Dennis Eagle range include the integration of excellent safety features such as one-step entry and exit cab, tall and wide door openings, true flat floors, large glass areas for maximum visibility in addition to well-positioned grab handles and a high visibility mirror package.

Penske also provides full retail functions for Dennis Eagle at select locations.

Click here to learn more or visit dennis-eagle.com.au.

Contact for Western Star Trucks, MAN Truck & Bus, and Dennis Eagle

Wayne Wallace


+61 7 3877 6126

Dean Hoverd

New Zealand

+64 27 277 5405


Penske is the exclusive distributor of Detroit diesel engines across Australia and New Zealand.

The benchmark in reliability and performance, Detroit has a proven track record in the design and manufacture of heavy-duty diesel engines and offers customers a superior level of reliability and performance.

Available in a wide variety of horsepower and torque configurations, all Detroit on-highway products have value-added features designed to deliver the lowest cost of ownership.

Our new DD13 and DD16 products are available in both Freightliner and Western Star trucks, and are backed with our industry-best warranty packages. Our support doesn't end there. In addition to supporting our new products, our legendary Series 60 and DD15 engines are also backed up with genuine parts, advanced technical expertise, maintenance programs, and a well-established and extensive network of branches and dealers across Australia and New Zealand.

With Detroit, there’s no compromise.

Click here to learn more or visit detroitanz.com.

Contact for Detroit

Bob Gowans


+61 7 3271 1776

Peter Moczydlowski

New Zealand

+64 27 244 4095

Allison Transmission

Penske is the longest-serving Australian distributor of the Allison Transmission brand.

A leading manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, Allison Transmission products can be found in commercial vehicles globally. The highly diverse Allison Transmission product portfolio includes innovative solutions for bus, refuse, fire, construction, distribution, military and other specialty vehicles.

Penske further backs the robust design of Allison transmissions with our dedicated team of experts. We also represent the Allison Transmission brand in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.

Click here to learn more.

Call Trevor Heinrich on 0497 239 967