Kawasaki Adds 115Z7 Wheel Loader to Z7 Lineup

Aug. 12, 2013

The 8.3-yard 115Z7 wheel loader is the latest Kawasaki loader to be added to the Z7 series. The Tier 4-Interim engine provides 531 net horsepower. Dual Z Linkage provides breakout force between 82,950 and 88,800 pounds, depending on bucket type. Z7 features include Power Modes, Efficient Acceleration, IntelliDig, Lock- up Clutch, Auto Idle Shutdown, and load-sensing open-center hydraulics. Joystick steering is standard, with hydraulic-over-hydraulic steering. Operating weights range from 102,030 to 104,230 pounds, and full-turn tipping load ranges from 53,020 to 62,390 pounds. (Read our evaluation of the 95Z7.)