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Caterpillar’s biggest wheel loader – The 994K

Cat Large Wheel Loaders are designed with durability built in, ensuring maximum availability through multiple life cycles. With optimized performance and simplified serviceability, our machines allow you to move more material efficiently and safely at a lower cost per ton.

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This monter sized wheel loader can lift 45 tonnes in a single bucketfull.With hte bucked raised it’s 41 feet high,the height of a 4 story building!Its normal height, or when the scoop is lowered, is 23 feet, thus meaning that it would take a massive hangar just to park it. Its huge 72 liter engine is capable of making as much as 1850 HP.

The massive fuel tank of the loader can an incredible 5678 liters of fuel thus meaning that it can run for 24 hours straight without being refilled. Could this be the best machine ever built?At current diesel prices it would take $3747 to fill the tank!


Introduced in 1990, the 994 has become the top customer choice in its size class for the last 25 years. Focused on helping our customers succeed, we have continued to build upon each new series’ legacy of reliability, safety, operator comfort, serviceability and sustainability.