The Caterpillar 432D in 1:50th scale was released by Norscot in 2006 with #55060.
The Caterpillar 432D Backhoe Loader was introduced in 2001 and was manufactured only in England. This machine was equipped with a Caterpillar 3054T, four cylinder diesel engine producing 93 flywheel horsepower (FWHP).
The Caterpillar 432D has pilot stabilizer, loader, and backhoe controls, a high-rotation backhoe linkage and a hydraulic pump. It is a standard frame width unit. The Caterpillar 432D was given a BLD serial number prefix.
Production of Caterpillar 432D ended in 2003. In 2004, Caterpillar introduced 432D Series II, which has a Cat-designed front axle. It is available with a standard or narrow frame. The Caterpillar 432D II standard frame units have a WEP prefix; the narrow frame units have a TDR prefix. Production of Caterpillar 432D Series II ended in 2005. It was replaced by the Caterpillar 432E.
Based on data from the sales database of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, it is estimated that more than 1,900 Caterpillar 432D/432D Series II loader backhoes have been produced.