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Caterpillar 982 XE Wheel Loader

Caterpillar 982 XE Wheel Loader
Mini specs
Diecast Masters
Medium Wheel Loader

Diecast Masters shall soon release its brand new Caterpillar 982 Wheel Loader scale model in their 1:50th scale Diecast "High Line Series":  

  • Caterpillar 982 XE Wheel Loader #85685

The delivery schedule for the Caterpillar 982 XE "Next Gen" Wheel Loader in 1:50th scale will be according by Diecast Masters Q2-2023. 

Do you want to know more about this Caterpillar 982 XE Wheel Loader from Diecast Masters? Stay tuned to for future updates.

Curious? Watch the YouTube Diecast Masters Caterpillar 982 XE Next Gen Wheel Loader presentation!

982 XE Wheel Loader

The Caterpillar 982 XE Wheel Loader is released by Caterpillar in 2021 in the Medium Wheel Loader program to replace the "M" series.   

According to Caterpillar, the new Caterpillar 982 XE  wheel Loader is up to 10 percent more productive and lower maintenance costs up to 20 percent compared to the previous 982M powershift models. The new loader include an expanded technology platform to increase machine performance and improve operating efficiency, Caterpillar adds.

Standard Caterpillar Payload with Assist on all 980 and 982 series loaders provides an accurate weighing of bucket payloads so operators can load to target the first time, every time. This new technology includes low-lift-weigh and manual tip-off functions. Optional Cat Advanced Payload expands the system’s functionality with Lists-Management, Multitask- & Manual-Add Modes and Tip-off assist.

Additionally, the new Cat Autodig with auto set tires promotes proper loading technique to significantly reduce tire slip and loading time. It can automate the complete bucket loading cycle to deliver consistently high bucket fill factors for up to 10 percent more productivity.

For the first time in this size class, Caterpillar offers a continuous variable transmission option, expanding the Caterpillar medium wheel loader offering. The Caterpillar 982 XE Wheel Loaders features a high-efficiency continuously variable parallel path drive system. This combines a direct mechanical path from the engine to the wheels with a Hystat variator.

Specification highlights:

  • Powered by a Caterpillar C13 ACERT Engine providing 404 hp.
  • Operating weight of 78,264 lb.
  • Bucket capacity from 6.25 - 22.5 yd3.
Caterpillar 982 XE Wheel Loader Specsheet AEXQ3205.pdf

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