Cat 120M2 and 12M2 motor graders have been upgraded with Tier 4-I engines, the C7.1 ACERT and C9.3 ACERT, respectively. Variable horsepower plus (VHP Plus) is standard and delivers additional horsepower in each forward gear 5th through 8th. Model 12M2 enhancements include a longer wheelbase, a larger engine, and the addition of an all-wheel drive model. Cat 12M2 has 223 horsepower; all-wheel drive version has 243 horsepower. The Cat 120M2 has 189 horsepower; and its all-wheel drive counterpart, 209 horsepower. All M Series 2 graders feature the new Cat Grade Control Cross Slope system, which can be factory-installed and calibrated as an option.
|ACERT Engine||Max. Net HP||Operating Weight (lb.)||Standard Blade Width (ft)|
|120M2 AWD||Cat C7.1||209||41,859||12|
|12M2 AWD||Cat C9.3||243||44,349||12|