R 998 SME Litronic

The new R 972, R 978 SME, R 992 and R 998 SME Generation 5.2 and 6.2 crawler excavators are the result of a significant Facelift, rich in product improvements and technological innovations.
Generation 5
Operating weight 97,700 - 101,500 kg
Engine output (ISO 9249) 420 kW / 571 hp
Emission stage IIIA (compliant)
Backhoe bucket capacity 5.20 - 7.20 m³
Availability See countries

Availability in the following countries:

  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
  • French Guiana
  • French Polynesia
  • French Southern Territories
  • Georgia
  • La Réunion
  • Norfolk Islands
  • Russia
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • Bolivia
  • Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
  • Bouvet Island
  • Brazil (en)
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Curaçao
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guam
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Jamaica
  • Martinique
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Monserrat
  • Netherlands Antilles
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Puerto Rico
  • Saint Barthélemy
  • Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
  • St. Helena
  • St. Kitts and Nevis
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent and Grenadines
  • São Tomé and Príncipe
  • United States Minor Outlying Islands
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela
  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Congo
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Ivory Coast
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • West Sahara
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Afghanistan
  • Arabian Republic of Syria
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Bhutan
  • British Indian Ocean Territory
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Democratic People's Republic of Laos
  • East Timor
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iran (Islamic Republic)
  • Iraq
  • Japan
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Korea
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lebanon
  • Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mauritius
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palestinian Autonomous Territories
  • Philippines
  • Qatar
  • Republic of Korea
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Seychelles
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • Taiwan, China
  • Tajikistan
  • Thailand
  • Turkmenistan
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen

Operating weight 97,700 - 101,500 kg
Engine output (ISO 9249) 420 kW / 571 hp
Engine output (SAE J1349) 420 kW / 563 HP
Emission stage IIIA (compliant)
Backhoe bucket capacity 5.20 - 7.20 m³
Shovel capacity 5.10 - 6.50 m³
The new Liebherr quarrying excavators

The new Liebherr quarrying excavators

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The BFA system (Bucket Fill Assist)

The BFA system (Bucket Fill Assist)

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The BFA system (Bucket Fill Assist)

The BFA system (Bucket Fill Assist)

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