Caterpillar introduced the first Caterpillar D8 in 1935 starting a serie which lead from D8D, D8E, D8G, D8H, D8K, D8L, D8L SA, D8N, D8R, D8R Series II (USA) and D8 Series II (Brasil) to todays latest Caterpillar D8T.
The Caterpillar D8T is a member of the Caterpillar Large Track-Type Tractors and has a long history of best-in-class versatility, productivity and resale value. Powered by a Caterpillar C15 Acert Engine good for 317.0 hp.
Of the D8 series Track-Type Tractor are 1:50 scale models of the D8 made by ATM, Blackrat Models, EMD en CHB Models. The D8N and D8L of NZG. The D8R Serie II and D8T of Norscot. Besides the standard versions, there are also a number of special versions appeared as the "Pusher version" by ATM and EMD.