Bobcat L65 compact wheel loader

The pitch: Bobcat’s L65 loader boasts super-sized features in compact size.

  • With a heavy lifting capacity and high lift height, the L65 excels at lift-and-carry tasks in crowded work zones and other challenging environments.
  • Operators will also appreciate the engine’s reliable cold-weather starting.
  • Other features include a large fuel filter to enable better system protection, longer filter life and increased holding capacity.

For more info: Bobcat.com

Cat 910, 914 and 920 Compact Wheel Loaders

The pitch: Caterpillar has added three new models to the lineup with new options and certain features now standard, plus all new models are available in a high-lift configuration.

  • Among the design changes is a new engine for all three models; the Cat C3.6 replaces the C4.4, and with the new engine, all models get a horsepower boost.
  • Also new for the 910 and 914 is an available rotary-sensor-kickout system with both fork and bucket settings.
  • Other new options include a reversing fan, LED working and under-hood lights, fusion coupler for the 914 and USB ports in the cab.

For more info: Cat.com

Kubota’s R540 Wheel Loader

The pitch: The next-generation Kubota R540, which is available in both canopy and cab models, features improved visibility with in-cab panoramic views, enhanced operator comfort and increased performance over the previous generation.

  • With a 54-horsepower Tier 4 Final engine, the R540 has an operating weight of 10,285 pounds and delivers a maximum breakout force of 8,183 pounds and 6,767 pounds of lifting capacity.
  • Kubota designed the R540 with landscaping, residential and commercial construction applications in mind.

For more info: KubotaUSA.com

Takeuchi TL8R2 Compact Track Loader

The pitch: Featuring a radial-lift loader design, the 74.3-hp Takeuchi TL8R2 compact track loader weighs in at 8,807 pounds, offers a bucket breakout force of 6,204 pounds and has a rated operating capacity of 2,116 pounds.

  • The TL8R2’s undercarriage features repositioned travel motors with internally routed drive lines, double- and triple-flange track rollers, as well as a quiet-ride track design.
  • Attachment coupling is fast and easy with a mechanical universal quick-attach on canopy models and a hydraulic universal quick-attach on cab models.
  • An upgraded operator’s station comes standard with a redesigned overhead door, 5.7-inch multi-informational color display with rearview camera, LED lighting package and high-torque spin turn assist.

For more info: Takeuchi-us.com