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Mini Excavators

85Z-2 Cab

8.5T Mini Excavator

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85Z-2 Cab
85Z-2 Cab
8.5T Mini Excavator


Operating weight
Max Digging Reach
23' 1"
Max Digging Depth - Dozer Down
12' 2"
Max Dump Height
16' 5"
Dipper Length
6' 9"
Dipper Tearout
9,847 IBF
Bucket Tearout
12,873 IBF
Gross Engine Power
64.4 HP
Machine Height
8' 7"
Width over tracks - tracks retracted
2,300 mm


  • Cab with toughened glass, air conditioning and heater
  • JCB Trackmaster PLUS rubber tracks (450mm)
  • ISO/SAE control pattern, high flow and double acting auxiliaries
  • High back fabric suspension seat
  • American English language pack including immobiliser key and CESAR datatag
  • 83" 2,100mm dipper
  • Standard 2 way dozer
  • Dozer float system. 2 way dozer
  • LED amber beacon
  • Pin pad immobiliser
  • Grease gun and cartridge
  • Radio kit (radio, speaker and aerial)
  • LED light kit (4 front,1 rear and 2 boom)
  • Exterior mirrors (left and right)
  • Rear view wide angled mirror
  • Refuelling pump
  • General purpose bucket (600mm) - 24 Inch
  • LiveLink - 5 year subscription



We've always believed that a fundamental part of high productivity is a comfy, ergonomic working environment. Consequently, you'll find that cabs and controls on an 85Z are great places to work, even for long stints.


Our compact excavators are designed to give you more than just great performance and long service life. Machines like the 85Z will also provide ultimate value for money, on and off your jobsites.


The new 8T range has a JCB Diesel by Kohler Tier 4 final compliant engine. This boasts DOC, turbo charging and intercooler. Power is increased to 48kW at just 2200rpm, and there’s 300Nm of torque.


A safe site is of paramount importance to any owner: likewise machinery that's easy and fast to service. The 85Z will protect the machinery, operators and bystanders.

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