The Caterpillar 966A in 1:50th scale was released by Norscot in 2009 with #55232.
The Caterpillar 966A Wheel Loader was introduced in 1960 and only produced in the USA. The 966A has a Caterpillar D333 turbo, four-cylinder engine producing 140 flywheel horsepower (FWHP).
The 966A was given a 33A serial number prefix. In 1962, Caterpillar increased the wheelbase to 122 inches. Production of the 966A ended in 1963. The Caterpillar 966A was replaced by the Caterpillar 966B.
Based on data from the sales database of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, it is estimated that more than 2,000 Caterpillar 966A wheel loaders have been produced.