Hitachi Zaxis "Dash Three" excavators build on the foundation of predecessor models, adding features such as Tier 3 engines, faster hydraulics, stronger undercarriages and redesigned cabs. Models ZX240LC-3, ZX270LC-3, ZX350LC-3, ZX450LC-3, ZX650LC-3 and ZX850LC-3 range in operating weight from 54,244 to 185,520 pounds. According to Hitachi, the new cabs have best-in-class legroom and visibility, as well as an optional heated/air ride seat. It also features a completely redesigned multi-function monitor. Estimated list price: $979,000 (Zaxis 850LC-3).
Staff | September 28, 2010