The Caterpillar M318C Wheeled Excavator in 1:50th scale was released by NZG in 2002 with #516.
The Caterpillar M318C Wheeled Excavator was introduced in 2002 in Germany. The model was also manufactered in France.
The Caterpillar M318C Wheel Excavator /Material Handler has a Caterpillar 3056E direct injection turbocharged air-to-air after-cooled (ATAAC) diesel engine producing 154 net horsepower (HP). The Caterpillar M318C Wheel Excavator /Material Handler was manufactured in Germany, with a BCZ or BEB serial number prefix; and in France, with a H2D or H2F prefix.
The BCZ and HSD units have an operating weight of 39,160 to 43,340 pounds (17,800 to 19,700 kg), bucket capacity of 0.46 to 1.42 cubic yards (0.35 to 1.09 m3), maximum reach at ground level of 31.5 feet (9.6 m), maximum digging depth of 20.86 ft (6.36 m), and a maximum travel speed of 21 miles per hour (34 km/h).
The BEB and H2F are material handler units. They have an operating weight of 47,212 pounds (21,460 kg), maximum reach of 36 feet (11 m), maximum height of 39 ft (12 m), and maximum travel speed of 15.5 miles per hour (25 km/h). Production ended in Germany in 2005.
The Caterpillar M318C Wheel Excavator/material handler was introduced in 2002 in Germany. The model was also manufactered in France.