R966 Liebherr Crawler Excavators 

Liebherr Crawler Excavators

With an optimised hydraulic system and intelligent operation, the R 966 crawler excavator delivers unrivalled productivity in earthmoving and quarrying work.

  • Whether it be it in earthmoving or quarry applications, this 70-ton class excavator has an optimized hydraulic system matched together with intelligent operating modes. This ensures the capability for operating on large construction sites and in a quarry.
  • The new Liebherr engine, pursuant to the Stage Tier 4 emission standards, comprises a diesel exhaust fluid injection device (SCR) for the after-treatment of exhaust gases, with no need for a particle filter, diesel oxidation catalyst or EGR.
  • Combustion engine, hydraulic pumps, swing mechanism, cylinders and electronic components are designed and manufactured by Liebherr. Perfect harmonization of the machine elements, designed specifically for earthmoving and quarry applications.

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R966 Liebherr Crawler Excavators 




Operating weight66,950 – 70,650 kg
Engine output (ISO 9249)320 kW / 435 HP
Emission stageIV
Backhoe bucket capacity1.50 – 5.50 m³