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Komatsu Europe Announces New Range of Backhoe Loaders

Komatsu Europe Announces New Range of Backhoe Loaders at Intermat 2018 
Published on 4/27/2018

First preview of the new WB93R prototype at the fair.

Vilvoorde, April 2018 — Komatsu Europe announces the launch of a new range of backhoe loaders in line with EU Stage IV emission regulations. Scheduled to go on sale in September 2018, a new WB93R will be showcased at Intermat 2018 in Paris. A second new backhoe loader will be introduced in the following months.

Based on the successful current machines, these improved EU Stage IV models provide increased efficiency and reduced fuel consumption without compromising performance or productivity.

Versatility is key, and the new models offer benefits such as Komatsu’s Power Shift transmission and 4 Wheel Steering to customers. They also maintain Komatsu’s hallmark for unrivaled front visibility on backhoe loaders, thanks to a compact front bonnet and lateral position of the exhaust pipe.

Their extended service intervals, updated KOMTRAX technology and new 7’’ multi-function monitor with fuel consumption indications will contribute to the optimization of total cost of ownership.

This new series represents a perfect match between performance and efficiency

 “This new series represents a perfect match between performance and efficiency” says Alex Visentin, Product Manager at Komatsu Europe. “Keeping the exceptional visibility and exclusive design for the work equipment of previous models, our new backhoe loaders deliver high productivity and give special attention to the operator’s needs”.

With modern styling, first class comfort and high performance Komatsu technology, the new Komatsu backhoe loaders are sure to stand out wherever and whatever the job.

New WB93R features and benefits.

  • EU Stage IV emissions compliant
  • Engine power increase, reaching 75kW gross.
  • Viscous engine fan clutch – noise reduction, fuel consumption reduction
  • Higher fuel efficiency
  • High-resolution multi-functional 7” LCD colour monitor panel with instant fuel consumption – Operator comfort - Komatsu technology
  • Improved cooling performances thanks to the optimization of all components (cooling radiator, radiator fan, layout)
      - GPRS 3G 
      - Fuel usage (Monthly and daily) 
      - AdBlue® gauge
  • Maintenance info displayed on the monitor.
  • Engine shut down secondary switch – Increased safety.

Information in this news release is current on the date of the announcement and is subject to change without notice.


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