The LeTourneau L-2350 is the world’s largest front end loader.
Meet the L-2350 – The world’s largest front-end loader. This bad boy is made by the American machinery manufacturer LeTourneau Inc. and it holds the Guinness World Record for the biggest earth mover in the world. The L-2350 is designed to center-load haul trucks with capacities of up to 400 tons, this monster provides an operating payload of 160,000 pounds, a 24-foot lift height, and an 11.5-foot reach. I want one. After this check out how you can turn your pickup into a semi. Be sure to follow Man Stuff on Google+.
Operational weight 258 tons
16 Cylinder 65.0 Liters Detroit Diesel 4-cycle Turbocharged Aftercooler Engine (2300 hp) or 16 cylinder 60.0 Liter Cummins Diesel 4-cycle Turbocharged Aftercooler Engine (2300 hp)
Hydraulic lifting payload 72 tons
Standard Bucket 40,52 m³
FuelTank 3974.68 Liters
Hydraulic Oil 1230 Liters
Tyres 70/70-57 SRG DT ( diameter 4 m and width 1.78 m)
Cost $1.5M (2012)