JCB CEA have launched a new range of agricultural telescopic handlers featuring increased lift performance, improved safety and better driver comfort.
The new Loadall Series III telehandler range includes three models, the 532-70, the 542-70 and the 560-80.
The top of the range is the 560-80 is designed for heavy-lift bulk handling and incorporates an 8 metre lift height with a 5.5 tonne lift capacity.
JCB said a number of agricultural pack variants are available, providing a choice of features and equipment levels, including tow hitches, implements and LED lighting packages.
Power units for the loaders remain unchanged, with the 4.4-litre and 4.8-litre JCB EcoMax engines available in a choice of 81, 93 and 108 kilowatts (109, 125 and 145 horsepower) outputs.
JCB said a new 40 kilometres an hour TorqueLock 4 powershift transmission, with four-speed torque converter lockup, is available with the 81kW (109hp) engine, providing increased performance and better fuel economy than the regular 30kph four-speed transmission used otherwise.