Equipped with features from larger loaders, Kawasaki's new 42ZV-2 and 45ZV-2 compact wheel loaders offer bucket capacities of .78 cubic yards and 1.18 cubic yards, respectively. They are powered by Tier 4-I Kubota engines rated at 45 and 61 horsepower. Machines weigh 9,250 and 12,220 pounds, respectively, with breakout forces of 5,540 and 8,280 pounds. They feature a rubber-mounted cab, suspension seat, pillarless full-length windows, easy-to-read monitors, and hydraulic quick coupler.
August 5, 2011