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Tight tail swing excavator from Kubota Tractor Australia

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Earlier, Kubota Tractor Australia has released KX080 (8280KG) tight tail swing excavator powered by the V3800 (3.8ltr) Kubota diesel engine, generating 9.6kw/66.5hp @ 2000rpm.

Kubota Tractor Australia has upgraded the KX080 excavator as of May 2008 with interim T4 technology to comply with USA EPA regulations.

The KX080 excavator now has the added Turbo Power as well as Clean Power derived from the T4 upgrade, which brings the KX080 in line with all other Kubota’s excavator models.

The new V3307-T (3.3 litre) Interim T4 Turbo Powered Diesel Engine generates 52.2kw/70Hp@2000rpm powering the KX080 effortlessly. Complete with Auto Idle the KX080 excavator delivers improved performance, low sound levels and good fuel economy for greater productivity and revenue.

According to Warren Green, Kubota’s Technical Support Supervisor for construction equipment the new engine is testament to Kubota superior diesel engine technology. “The T4 engine provides the KX080 with a source of smooth effortless power on demand and is incredibly responsive. It takes the KX080 to new level of performance allowing it to manage applications which would normally be undertaken by a larger machine” Warren said.

Combined with features such as good bucket break out force (6650kgf) for its class, large swivel bearing for extra stability and strength, maximum digging depth of 4600mm and 7330mm of dig reach, deluxe cabin layout with air conditioning and high back suspension seat and a fast cycle time, the KX080 is a high productive machine.

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