New 648L Grapple Skidder



Service made simple.

Faster maintenance will keep you up and running. The 648L Grapple Skidder makes service quick and easy with large panels for wide-open access to the engine and cab tilts to provide a quick route to other components. The efficient Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT) keeps engine speed constant to reduce fuel consumption, while auto-idle extends component life. With the hydraulic reversing fan and extended filter-change interval and the 648L keeps your working longer.

Key Features & Specs

  • Final Tier 4 emission-certified engine
  • Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT)
  • Up to 40% faster cycle times
  • 25% larger operator station
Gross Power 163 kW (218 hp)
Gross Torque 979 Nm (722 ft.-lb.)
Tong Opening at Tips 3015–3218 mm (118.7–126.7 in.)
Operating Weight 17 844–19 054 kg (39,340–42,009)