R 978 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 6
Operating weight 78,350 - 81,000 kg
Engine output (ISO 9249) 330 kW / 449 hp
Emission stage Tier 4f
Backhoe bucket capacity 4.00 - 5.00 m³
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Availability in the following countries:

  • Canada (en)
  • United States of America (en)

Operating weight 78,350 - 81,000 kg
Engine output (ISO 9249) 330 kW / 449 hp
Engine output (SAE J1349) 330 kW / 443 hp
Emission stage Tier 4f
Backhoe bucket capacity 4.00 - 5.00 m³
Shovel capacity 4.00 - 5.00 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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