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Bobcat launches two new compact wheel loaders with increased maneuverability

A L65 compact wheel loader
The Bobcat L65 compact wheel loader

With a high bucket capacity, swift travel speeds and increased maneuverability, the all-new L65 and L85 compact wheel loaders from Bobcat are able to handle tough jobs.
 
"Compact wheel loaders are an essential machine on many different jobsites and are remarkably nimble in tight spaces where power shouldn't be sacrificed for maneuverability," said Kelly Humble, senior marketing manager of product planning at Doosan Bobcat North America. "Our new compact wheel loaders give owners the performance they need to power through tough tasks, the nimbleness they need to work around obstacles and the premium comfort they deserve to stay energized throughout the day."

The new L65 and L85 compact wheel loaders offer owners and operators a multi-tool solution to complete a variety of projects. With their heavy lifting capacities and high lift height, Bobcat compact wheel loaders are ideal for lift-and-carry tasks in crowded work zones and other challenging environments. With standard bucket capacities of up to 1-cubic yard, the L65 and L85 make fast work of tough material handling in landscaping, construction, agriculture and other industries. 
 
In addition to buckets and pallet forks specifically designed and approved for these machines, the L65 and L85 easily integrate with a variety of other Bobcat attachments that extend the usefulness of the machine. For example, the power Bob-Tach System allows operators to share select attachments across their Bobcat fleet, expanding the versatility of their equipment and giving the most versatility and profitability on the dollar. The operator can also optimize the performance of the attachment relative to that task at hand with attachment control mode. This feature enables you to control the engine and travel speeds separately, allowing for optimal auxiliary hydraulic performance.

The machines' articulated steering delivers high maneuverability and a tight turning radius, easily navigating jobsite obstructions and fitting into narrow spaces. Due to the electronic hydrostatic transmission (E-HST), the L65 and L85 make quick direction changes efficiently, increasing acceleration and adjusting speed control seamlessly. A powerful combination of the E-HST transmission and horsepower management automatically adjusts the loaders' drive system to maximize pushing and loading power while minimizing the chance of stalling. 

When it comes to bucket breakout force, Bobcat's z-bar linkage design provides power while keeping loads parallel with the ground, resulting in minimal spillage and maximum productivity. Combined with an automatic parking brake with slope assist and brake pedal with inching control, owners can feel confident that they can manage their speed and task with power and precision.

The Bobcat L85 compact wheel loader

Productivity and comfort are closely connected. Material handling tasks make for long, sometimes repetitive days, and Bobcat's operator-centred design helps maintain operator energy and ease regardless of task at hand.
 
Whether choosing from a standard canopy or optional pressurized cab, the L65 and L85 offer a vantage point for enhanced visibility. The machine features a roomy, comfortable cab engineered for all-day operation, low noise levels, easy-to-reach and intuitive controls and a comfortable seat with an adjustable, seat-mounted joystick. With everything needed at hand, operators can keep focused on completing the job.

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250 East Beaton Drive
P.O. Box 6000
West Fargo, ND
US, 58078

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