Compact Track Loaders: Equipment Spotlight

October 2012, Vol. 67 No. 10
Bobcat's T650 compact track loader

Kubota Tractor Corp.
The model SVL75 and SVL90 compact track loaders are Kubota designed, engineered and manufactured, and powered by a Kubota diesel engine. The machines offer best-in-class bucket breakout force and exceptional lifting capacity, providing outstanding performance and productivity. The 74.3-gross hp SVL75 boasts a 6,204-pound bucket breakout-force and a 4,881-pound lifting capacity. The 90-gross hp SVL90 has a bucket breakout-force of 7,961 pounds and a lifting capacity of 5,869 pounds. Both models are powered by a four-cylinder, direct injection, turbo-charged Kubota diesel engine. 888.458.2682,

The Cat 299D XHP compact track loader, introduced earlier this year, is the largest, most powerful track loader that Caterpillar has ever built. The electronically controlled Cat C3.8 engine produces 110 net hp and meets Tier 4 Interim emissions standards. The loader is equipped with a 40-gpm high-flow hydraulic system operating at 4,061 psi and producing 95 hydraulic hp, which efficiently handles the largest of hydraulically powered work tools. 309.675.1000,