Liebherr R 966 Crawler Excavator on Display in China

At the bauma China 2016 (November 22-25), Liebherr is exhibiting its R 966 crawler excavator in the 70-tonne size class.

Powered by a Liebherr V8 engine, the R 966 achieves a rated output of 320 kW/435 HP. This engine complies with Stage IIIA/Tier 3/CHINA III exhaust emission limits.

The backhoe bucket is designed with different levels of protection to suit the different areas of application. It is also equipped with the new Liebherr ā€˜Zā€™ self-sharpening tooth system.

The touch display from Liebherr makes it easy to operate the controls intuitively, select the preferred working mode, function or attachment and also access a series of functions for maximum operating convenience.

The rear view camera is standard equipment, and the crawler excavator offers various optional protective devices and systems for quarrying work: FOPS and FGPS, piston-rod protection for stick and bucket cylinder and protective covers for lubricating hoses and slewing gear.