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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8000 lb
42 ft 6 in
28 ft 6 in
127 Hp
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Technical features


Max. capacity

8000 lb

Max. lifting height

42 ft 6 in

Max. outreach

28 ft 6 in

Weight and dimensions

Overall length to carriage

20 ft 8 in

Overall length (with forks)

24 ft 8 in

Overall width

8 ft 2 in

Overall height

8 ft


11 ft 6 in

Ground clearance

1 ft 6 in

Overall cab width

3 ft 1 in

Tilt-up angle

34 °

Tilt-down angle

96 °

External turning radius

13 ft 2 in

Overall weight

23951 lb

Tires type


Forks length / width / section

48 in x 4 in x 2 in

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 - 220 in³

I.C. Engine power rating - Power

127 Hp / 95 kW

Max. torque / Engine rotation

369 ft/lbs @ 2300 rpm


Transmission type


Number of gears (forward / reverse)

5 / 3

Max. travel speed

21 mph

Parking brake

Hydraulic spring release SAHR

Service brake

Wet disc brakes


Hydraulic pump type

Axial piston

Hydraulic flow / Pressure

40 US gpm-4000 PSI

Tank capacities

Engine oil

2 US gal

Hydraulic oil

36 US gal

Fuel tank

38 US gal

DEF tank capacity

4 US gal

Noise and vibration

Noise at driving position (LpA)

80 dB


Steering wheels (front / rear)

2 / 2

Drive wheels (front / rear)

2 / 2