JCB 457 Wheel Loader
The JCB 457 HT wheel loader is the model of efficiency. Designed to maximize productivity, the 457 is easy to maintain and extremely durable. With a combination of comfort, safety and serviceability features, you may find the 457 to be the perfect all-round machine.
For 2012, the JCB 457—the flagship of JCB’s Wheel Loader lineup—sees a significant boost in horsepower, up 16% to 250 HP and an impressive gain of 18% in torque to 800 lb.ft. When full power isn’t really necessary, the 457 can operate in ECO mode, reducing engine output and fuel consumption.
The Tier 4-Interim engine, drive-train enhancements, and operator-station refinement make the 457 a top choice. Choose Z-bar or parallel loader linkage as needed. JCB’s quick-hitch coupler system accommodates existing buckets and attachments.
Features (Just a few!)
- 8.9 litre 6 cylinder Cummins QSL engine (Stage 3b/Tier 4 compliant)
- 16% more power (186 kW) and 18% more torque (800 lb.ft.) than the previous 456 model
- 4-speed ZF fully automatic PowerShift transmission
- Electronic management system reduces service brake wear and fuel consumption
- Intelligent clutch cut-off feature for maximum hydraulic performance
- Variable displacement pumps consume power only on demand
- Automatic idle shutdown
- Load-sensing hydraulics
- Three axle options: open differentials, limited slip differentials and automatic locking differentials
- Choice of loader controls: multi lever, joystick, proportional auxiliary controls
- Large diameter loader and articulation pins and bushes with added seals to keep dirt out
- Rear chassis revisions provide increased lift capacity
- Positively pressurized cabin keeps dust out
- Large 4-piece laminated front windshield for excellent all-around visibility
- SmoothRide suspension reduces shock loadings and aids material retention
- Spacious cab, isolator mounted for quietness
- Integrated ROPS/FOPS protection
- Analogue dials AND full-color LCD display
- Automatic temperature control option
- Heated exterior mirrors
- GullWing doors for easy access to the engine and cooling areas
Updated Information and Features
Information is current as of July 2012. Features change and improvements are made over time.
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