Construction telehandlers

TH8-42 - NEW

Construction telehandlers

A versatile workhorse that's first to the job site and last to leave, the TH8-42 Telescopic Handler adapts to the task at hand and places material where it’s needed. With 8,000 lbs. of lifting capacity and improved stability, it's ready to power through whatever challenges come your way on the worksite. The TH8-42 also offers unmatched forward visibility, an easy-to-use joystick, and a supportive interface that delivers pertinent information like wheel alignment and current boom angle. Its perpendicularly mounted engine provides 300 degrees of access, enabling easier maintenance to reduce labor downtime and make you more productive in the most demanding environments. In other words, it's a machine that's as dedicated as you are when it comes to getting the job done right.

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3628.70 kg
12.96 m
8.69 m
127 Hp
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Technical features


Max. capacity

3628.70 kg

Max. lifting height

12.96 m

Max. outreach

8.69 m

Weight and dimensions

Overall length to carriage

6.30 m

Overall length (with forks)

7.51 m

Overall width

2.48 m

Overall height

2.44 m


3.50 m

Ground clearance

0.46 m

Overall cab width

0.95 m

Tilt-up angle

34 °

Tilt-down angle

96 °

External turning radius

4.01 m

Overall weight

10864 kg

Tires type


Forks length / width / section

1219 mm x 101 mm / 50.80 mm

Frame leveling longitudinal +/-

10 °

Frame leveling corrector

10 °



11 s


6 s


17 s


11 s


4 s


6 s


Engine brand


Engine norm

Tier 4 final

Engine model

TCD 3.6 L4

Number of cylinders / Capacity of cylinders

4 - 3600 cm³

I.C. Engine power rating - Power (kW)

127 Hp / 95 kW

Max. torque / Engine rotation

500 Nm @ 2300 rpm


Transmission type


Number of gears (forward / reverse)

5 / 3

Max. travel speed

34.60 km/h

Parking brake


Service brake

Wet disc brakes


Hydraulic pump type

Axial piston

Hydraulic flow / Pressure

151 l/min-275.80 bar

Tank capacities

Engine oil

8.51 l

Hydraulic oil

136.30 l

Fuel tank

144 l

DEF tank capacity

10 l

Noise and vibration

Noise at driving position (LpA)

80 dB


Steering wheels (front / rear)

2 / 2

Drive wheels (front / rear)

2 / 2