Cityscape August 2013 : Page 2

THE NEW CAT 12M2 ® MAKES THE GRADE The new Cat ® 12M2 Motor Grader and its all-wheel drive counterpart—the 12M2 AWD—continue the legacy of Caterpillar quality, innovation, and reliability. The new models are ideal for: ƒ Road Maintenance ƒ Heavy Blade Work ƒ Precise Finish Grading ƒ Snow Removal Caterpillar’s hallmark control system uses two electronic joysticks to provide complete control of the powertrain and blade while reducing hand and wrist movement by nearly 80 percent. The new machine’s frame and components provide outstanding structural integrity for the most demanding applications. The M Series 2 motor graders offer a long list of new features that boost production, trim operating costs, enhance operator comfort and convenience, and simplify routine maintenance. To learn more about the new 12M2 models, contact your Ziegler CAT sales representative. A Special Message for 140G and 140H/143H Users If you consider the popular 140G and 140H/143H motor graders your long-time workhorses, you’ll quickly see how the new 12M2 and 12M2 AWD models may become your new go-to Cat machines. The new models share a common platform and wheelbase with the 140M2 machines, but the technical advancements, operating improvements, and the net horsepower provided by the C9.3 ACERT engine raise the bar on performance and reliability. MoDEl Engine Model Net Horsepower 1st–8th Gear operating Weight Typically Equipped Wheelbase 140H 12M2 140M2 143H 12M2 AWD 140M2 AWD Cat 3176 ETA Cat C9.3 ACERT Cat C9.3 ACERT Cat 3176C DITA Cat C9.3 ACERT Cat C9.3 ACERT 165–205 173–223 193–243 165–205 183–243 202–263 33,371 lb 38,228 lb 41,128 lb 34,888 lb 40,418 lb 43,316 lb 243 in 241 in 241 in 243 in 241 in 241 in 800.342.7002 Altoona Atlantic Fort Dodge Mason City Postville Sheldon Sioux City 2 Cityscape August 2013

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