Meet the New KX057-5
The new KX057-5 replaces the KX057-4 in Kubota’s K Series of compact excavators and offers improved technology and ample cabin space. The new KX057-5 is available in canopy or cab models, boasts an impressive 47.6 gross horsepower, a working range that includes a digging depth of 12 feet 9 inches and an impressive bucket breakout force of 10,172 pounds. Technology features include a new full-color seven-inch LCD screen that provides all the information the operator needs to know with a quick glance. An optional keyless start is available for the first time on Kubota’s excavators; the engine can be started with a four-digit code, and up to 10 user passwords can be set. With this new technology, operators no longer need to worry about lost keys.
Meet the New U55-5
Engineered to meet the needs of contractors working in tight spaces, the new U55-5 has a reduced tail swing to maneuver in any size jobsite. Kubota’s U55-5 is available in canopy or cab models, has an impressive 47.6 horsepower, a working range that includes a digging depth of 11 feet 11 inches and a max dump height of 13 feet 2 inches. A redesigned cabin features a double adjustable seat and greater head and foot space. The newly designed cab was designed to reduce noise and help protect the operator’s ears. A new larger full-color LCD screen provides all operational information in clear view. Other upgrades on the U55-5 include optional rear-view camera and keyless start, with 10 user passwords for customized control.
Meet the New SVL97-2
The SVL97-2 is the newest member of Kubota’s compact track loader line up. The all new SVL97-2 offers its operators a 96-horsepower engine with a rated operating capacity of 3,200 pounds (at 35 percent tipping load). The SVL97-2 boasts an impressive 7,961 pounds of breakout force and a staggering 40-inch reach at max height. The SVL97-2 includes telematics, rearview camera, and lockable DEF door as standard equipment, and the DEF system has been re-engineered to ensure long-term reliability and productivity.
Meet the New R540 and R640
The new R540 and R640 wheel loaders feature improved visibility with in-cab panoramic views, enhanced operator comfort and increased performance over the previous R30 Series models. The next-generation wheel loaders, which are available in both canopy and cab models, were designed with landscaping and residential and commercial construction applications in mind. Featuring a 64-horsepower Tier 4 Final engine, the R640 boasts an operating weight of 11,563 pounds and delivers a maximum breakout force of 9,869 pounds and 8,161 pounds of lifting capacity. The R540 offers a 54-horsepower Tier 4 Final engine and has an operating weight of 10,285 pounds and delivers a maximum breakout force of 8,183 pounds and 6,767 pounds of lifting capacity. Both will pack a mean punch on any jobsite.