Two new John Deere wheeled excavators – the 44,974-pound 190D W and the 51,368-pound 220D W (weights with two-piece booms and front and rear outriggers) – with significant increases in horsepower, weight and digging forces over their predecessors. Deere’s 5.2-liter Powerwise III diesel engine is rated at 159 horsepower and is Tier-3-certified. The 220D W digs deeper, at 20 feet, 8 inches, and has greater digging forces. Maximum transport speed for the wheeled machines is 23 miles per hour.
September 28, 2010