International 9870 90 SkyCab 


Designed, engineered and extensively tested for New Zealand, the 9870 SkyCab delivers productivity and innovation and is built to thrive in our demanding conditions. The 9870 is fully customisable and built to the requirements of each individual needs.

International understands that truck owner focus is on reducing tare weight and increasing payload. The 9870 successfully does this in an industry-leading standard.

The modern styling leads the 9870 into the new century with enhanced features in safety, durability and world-leading technology.

Key Features



  • Custom built right here in New Zealand
  • Market leader in tare weight
  • The 9870 is not available anywhere else in the world
  • ABS Braking or full Bendix Disc brakes
  • Available in 6×4, 8×4, 10×4 and 10×6 configuration
  • The 9870 cab design is the most effective aerodynamic Cab-over in its class
  • CUMMINS X15 e5; SCR: 530-615hp
  • 600hp Intebrake retardation.
  • Eaton 20E318B-MXP Ultra-Shift or 20918B Manual-Shift
  • International Ride Optimised Suspension or Henderson Primax


The Cummins X15 e5 is one of the most powerful engines on the road and is rated to 530hp-615hp. It is an evolutionary development of the ISXe5, the backbone of many successful trucking operations in New Zealand.The X15 features ADEPT technology – a suite of advanced electronic features capable of delivering fuel economy gained through improved powertrain integration. 9870 aerodynamics combined with X15 e5 delivers class-leading fuel efficiency, plus unbeatable tare weights.

With 22 Authorised Service Facilities, Cummins provides the largest on highway engine support network in NZ.

Optional Warranty Plus packages from 2 to 5 years and up to 1.2 million kms: Warranty Plus conditions apply.

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EATON Transmission 

Options Available

  • Ultra-Shift Plus: 20E318B-MXP 18 spd
  • Manual Shift: 20918B 18 spd
  • Manual Shift: 22918B 18 spd

World leading Integrated Electronics delivering split second Shift Performance. Automated Hill Start Aid, Electronic Clutch Actuator, Stall Prevention, Auto Neutral, Cobra Shifter. Intelligent gear Selection, Smooth Engagement, Auto Skip Shifting, Low-Speed Creep Mode. Improves Fuel Economy, Safety with Fewer Accidents (fewer distractions), Uptime on the Road.

Electronic Clutch Aactuation [ECA] Eaton Fuller, 2250lb/ft rating.

Meritor Rear Axles 

Options Available

  • RT 46-160GP XLFR
  • MT 40-14X-P XLRR
  • RT 46-164P XLFR

For many applications, nothing less than a tandem axle will survive. Meritor tandems not only survive but thrive on the toughest, meanest, most demanding jobs. Year after year, Meritor tandems, keep delivering the performance and the goods. With legendary durability. Plus reduced maintenance and operating costs.

ABS Breaking or full Bendix Disk breaks available.


Rob Byers

International Truck Sales Executive 

Phone: 09 279 2905

Mobile: 027 367 4687

Email: rob.pil@xtra.co.nz



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