Bobcat Co., a global compact equipment, innovation and worksite solutions brand, is bringing new equipment to the 2023 Equip Exposition with the company’s lineup of loaders, excavators, mowers, utility vehicles and electric and autonomous offerings.
Bobcat will feature its latest product innovations for grounds maintenance, turf renovation and landscaping professionals at indoor booth 3052, as well as the outdoor booth display/demo areas (7506D and 7700D).
All-new machines will be making their trade show debut, including the Bobcat AT450 articulating tractor, the Bobcat E40 compact excavator, the Bobcat ZT5000 zero-turn mower and the newly rebranded Bobcat turf renovation equipment (formerly Ryan turf renovation equipment).
Notable machine highlights include:
AT450 articulating tractor
Introduced in June 2023, the AT450 is designed for material handling, turf maintenance and snow removal, and is a solution for hobby farms, commercial properties, golf courses and sports facilities. The tractor’s articulating and oscillating frame keeps all four wheels in contact with the ground—even on rough, uneven terrain—which helps limit surface disturbance during turns.
Bobcat turf renovation equipment
Bobcat is rebranding the Ryan brand under the Bobcat trade dress in 2024. This lineup of Bobcat turf renovation equipment will include aerators, sod cutters, dethatchers, power rakes, overseeders and other specialty products that serve landscaping and grounds care professionals across a variety of industries including golf, sports turf, landscaping and rental. Bobcat-branded turf renovation products will be available to customers in North America in early 2024, and attendees at Equip Expo can preview the SC18H sod cutter, AE19 aerator and AE30S aerator at Bobcat’s indoor booth.
E40 compact excavator
With the E40, operators get fast cycle times and optimal maneuverability with practical features and pricing to match. It’s a minimal tail swing excavator, with less than two inches of overhang and a standard long arm. The E40 will be available to customers in North America in late 2023.
E48 platinum compact excavator and T76 platinum compact track loader
The E48 Platinum compact excavator is fully optioned up with features including a standard long arm for extended reach; rearview camera; LED light kit; engine block heater; a heated, high-back suspension seat; angle blade; clamp diverter valve; and Hydraulic X-Change™ attachment system, among others.
The T76 Platinum compact track loader features a clear-side enclosure; high-flow hydraulics; Two-Speed travel; dual-direction bucket positioning; MaxControl remote operation; Bob-Dock attachment mounting system with two adapter plates included, among other upgrades.
All Platinum machines feature a five-year Machine IQ Health and Security subscription, 7-inch touch display with Bluetooth connectivity, rearview camera and limited-edition Platinum styling.
The new E48 Platinum and T76 Platinum will be available to customers in North America in late 2023/early 2024.
L95 compact wheel loader The largest compact wheel loader offered by Bobcat, the L95 provides material-handling capabilities with large bucket capacity, high lift height, swift travel speeds and the maneuverability operators need to accomplish more. The L95 will be available to customers in North America in late 2023.
ZT5000 zero-turn mower
Bobcat has expanded its zero-turn mower lineup with the addition of the ZT5000, a high-performing, turf-taming machine designed to tackle challenging mowing tasks with precision and ease. It is equipped with an AirFX cutting system with a deep-deck design and air-gap baffles that increase vacuum and lift grass to the blade for a superior cut and professional finish. The ZT5000 is available with two cutting deck sizes: a 52-inch or 61-inch deck. The ZT5000 will be available to customers in North America in early 2024.
The Bobcat booths will showcase an array of other products including compact tractors; light compaction; small articulated loaders; compact track loaders; portable power equipment; utility vehicles; and walk-behind, stand-on and zero-turn mowers. Equipment on display will also showcase optional accessories and innovative attachment offerings. Bobcat will also feature its all-electric S7X skid-steer loader, its ZT6000e electric zero-turn mower and its ZT6100 autonomous mower.
Bobcat vice president of global innovation Joel Honeyman is participating in a panel “Electric and Alternative Fuels – Are You In?” from 4-5 p.m. on Oct. 18 in Room C105. The panel is hosted by Landscape Management and includes additional speakers from Bedell Property Management, Greenzie and Oregon Tool.
Bobcat is returning with its zero-turn mower giveaway at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 19 in its indoor booth (3052). Show attendees can enter to win a brand new ZT7000 zero-turn mower by bringing their entry ticket included on each attendee badge to the Bobcat indoor booth. Must be present to win.
Bobcat is also sponsoring the Equip Expo inaugural arena concert featuring Third Eye Blind and opener Dylan Scott, on Oct. 19 at the KFC Yum! Center. Doors open at 6 p.m.