Kubota Tractor Corporation unveiled the newest member of its compact track loader line with the SVL97-2. The new SVL97-2 offers increased productivity. The new SVL97-2 will replace the popular SVL95-2s and will be available at Kubota dealerships this month.Kubota’s new SVL97-2 sets the bar for the compact track loader line with standard equipped telematics, rearview camera, lockable DEF door and a newly redesigned DEF system.
The new SVL97-2 boasts a 96-horsepower engine with a rated operating capacity of 3,200 pounds (at 35 percent tipping load). The track loader includes 7,961 pounds of breakout force and a 3.4-foot reach at max height. Plus, the new SVL97-2 comes standard with telematics – the ability to monitor the machine’s health and location provides peace of mind and added protection. The standard rear-view camera can be set to display constantly or only when the machine is moving in reverse, allowing for better rear visibility and increased operator comfort. Optional front LED work lights are available for more efficient and safer work during the night and in any low light condition. Key improvements to the unit include a significantly improved DEF system. The DEF system has been re-engineered to ensure long-term reliability and productivity. Kubota also improved the sealing of the cab, reducing the amount of dust, water and debris entering the operating space. This upgrade will give end-users a cleaner and more efficient work environment.
The new SVL97-2 brings remarkable power and reach to the worksite. It has 3.4 feet (1 meter) of reach at its maximum height, and it’s rated to lift up to 3,200 pounds (1,450 kilograms) at 35% of its tipping load. Another impressive specification is its 7,961 pounds-force (35.4 kiloNewtons) of breakout force. On site, the operator can set the loader’s rearview camera to display a continuous view behind the machine or only when reversing. Optional front LED work lights allow for safe operation early or late in the day. Meanwhile, a standard telematics system gives fleet managers a wireless view on the new Kubota’s whereabouts and status.The SVL97-2’s cab has better sealing properties to keep out more dust, debris, and moisture. Kubota also improved the track loader’s DEF system for greater reliability over the long term.