The Caterpillar 320 Hydraulic Excavator was introduced in 1991 and produced in both Japan. The 320 has a Caterpillar 3116T turbocharged, diesel engine producing 128 flywheel horsepower (FWHP) and a operating Weight of 42,150lb
Subsequently Caterpillar developed since then the 320B, 320C, 320D, 320E, 320F and since 2018, the 320 "Next Gen" is the latest member in the 320 series.
At present, the new Caterpillar 320 Excavator, also announced as the "Next Generation Design" or short “Next Gen” Caterpillar Track-Type Hydraulic Excavator is since early 2018 the successor to the "F" Series in 1:1th scale, but because Caterpillar has changed his machine type numbering and stopped adding the successor letter it just will be released as the "320" Series.
The Caterpillar 320 “Next Gen” Track-Type Hydraulic Excavator in 1:1th scale is equipped with a Caterpillar C4.4 ACERT engine delivering 162hp Net Power. The machine has a operating Weight of 49,600lb Boom reach 18'8", Stick reach 9'6" and a bucket Capacity of 1.56yd3.