BOBCAT GOES BIGGER
New 700 machines added to M Series skid-steer, compact track loader, all-wheel steer loader range
BY DAWN M. GESKE
Bobcat Co. has beefed up its M Series with the launch of the 700 loaders, including the
new S750 and S770 skid-steer loaders (SSLs), T750 and T770 compact
track loaders (CTLs) and A770 all-wheel steer loader. The new 700
platform replaces Bobcat’s 300 K
Series machines, offering more lift
and flow than its predecessors, the
The first 700 machine released is
the new T770 CTL showcased at the
World of Concrete show, Las Vegas,
Nev. The T770 model joins the M
Series T630, T650 and T870 CTLs
and the S630, S650 and S850 SSLs
rated 74. 3 to 99. 2 hp.
With an operating weight of 10,887
lb., the T770 CTL replaces the current
K Series T320 model. It has a rated
operating capacity of 3100 lb. and
is powered by a 3. 7 L, four-cylinder
Kubota V3800DI-T-TE3 diesel engine
rated 92 hp.
The hydraulic systems on the M
Series loaders have been engineered
for higher standard flow and pressure
that give attachments more power to
work more quickly, Bobcat said. The
auxiliary hydraulic quick couplers are
mounted directly to the front plate of
the lift arm to provide a solid mounting, and hoses are routed through the
loader arms for better protection.
The T770 CTL has vertical lift path
arms and a height-to-hinge pin measurement of 132 in. This is 3. 5 in.
higher than the K Series loaders. The
S750 and S770 SSL, T750 CTL and
A770 all-wheel steer loader are also
vertical lift machines.
On all the M Series loaders, new
features were added to the optional
deluxe instrumentation panel. The
panel monitors key loader functions,
Bobcat has introduced the 700 platform within its M Series loader line. First off the line is the T770 compact track loader with a rated operating capacity of 3100 lb., powered by a 92 hp Kubota diesel engine.
54 DIESEL PROGRESS NORTH AMERICAN EDITION March 2011