PHOTOS: Hyundai unveils R220LC-9A amphibious excavator
| March 07, 2014 |
Back in December, Hyundai launched the R220LC-9A mid-size excavator. That machine boasted a 157-hp Cummins Tier 4 engine and a 20-foot, 5-inch max dig depth. At ConExpo this week, the company unveiled its amphibious cousin.
The R22LC-9A Amp is capable of treading 5 feet, 1 inch of water thanks to its 5-foot steel hydraulic extendable pontoons and propelling motors. The machine features a 20 foot, 8 inch long arm and a 1.75 cubic yard bucket. Even when in the waters of a swamp or marsh, the machine has a max dig depth of 34 feet, 11 inches. The machine is powered by a 174-hp Cummins engine.
Check out a few photos of the machine in the gallery above.