New JCB Loadalls with more power

A new range of Loadall telescopic handlers featuring more powerful Euro Stage V emissions-compliant engines are being launched, and JCB is offering the unique DualTech Variable Transmission on additional models.

The latest JCB Loadall handlers are powered by 4.8-litre JCB 448 DieselMAX engines with a compact package of exhaust after-treatment technologies to meet EU Stage V emissions compliance and power outputs that relate to the AGRI, AGRI Super and AGRI Xtra specification levels.

In AGRI models, the engine has unchanged ratings of 109hp (81kW) and 516Nm torque; for AGRI Super versions, there is an extra 5hp (4kW) at 130hp (97kW) along with 550Nm of torque; and for AGRI Xtra models the engine also has an additional 5hp (4kW) at 150hp (112kW) but also a 7% increase in peak torque at 600Nm for livelier performance.

The revised model and specification line-up starts with the JCB Loadall 532-60 AGRI, which continues with a 109hp (81kW) engine but now has JCB’s 40kph four-speed TorqueLock 4 powershift transmission, featuring torque converter lock-up for power-efficient direct drive.

This model is joined by the new 532-60 AGRI Super, which has a 130hp (97kW) engine and the DualTech VT hydro-mechanical transmission.

At the top end of the performance scale, the bulk handling 560-80 AGRI Super has a regular four-speed powershift but in new top-spec AGRI Xtra guise comes with the 150hp (112kW) engine and either JCB’s familiar six-speed AutoShift transmission or the seamless DualTech VT.

All other models in the range – the 538-60, 532-70, 542-70 and 536-95 – are available with a choice of AGRI 109hp (81kW) specification with JCB TorqueLock 4 transmission; AGRI Super 130hp (97kW) spec with four-speed Powershift, six-speed AutoShift or DualTech VT drive; and with the AGRI Xtra package combining the 150hp (112kW) engine with six-speed AutoShift or DualTech VT.