The largest wheel loader in the world

The LeTourneau L-2350 is the largest wheel loader in the world! The LeTourneau L-2350 is part of the mining product range of the world’s largest underground mining specialist Joy Global, which acquired Le Tourneau in May 2011. New features are a new drive system with regenerative power system, so everytime the Loader breaks it regenerates electric power which is then fed to the drive system.


P&H Generation 2 wheel loaders deliver outstanding fuel efficiency – in some cases up to 45% less fuel consumption than comparably sized mechanical drive wheel loaders – because they are engineered for the most fuel efficient operation possible. The exclusive Joy (Global) SR Hybrid Drive system is the key.

Top 5 Largest Wheel Loaders in the World

Make / Model Operating Weight Payload Capicity Horsepower Fuel Tank Capicity
1 LeTourneau L-2350 262,176 kgs/578,000 lbs 72.5 tonnes 2,300 hp 3,975 ltrs/1,050 gals
2 LeTourneau L-1850 229,522 kgs/506,000 lbs 45.3 tonnes 2,000 hp 3,975 ltrs/1,050 gals
3 Komatsu WA1200-3 205,200 kgs/452,390 lbs N/A 1,715 hp 5,100 ltrs/1,347 gals
4 LeTourneau L-1400 201,848 kgs/445,000 lbs 38.1 tonnes 1,800 hp 3,975 ltrs/1,050 gals
5 Caterpillar 994F 195,434 kg/430,858 lbs 38.6 tonnes 1,577 hp 4,641 ltrs/1226 gals

L-2350 in action

The LeTourneau L-2350 loader from American earthmoving machinery manufacturer LeTourneau Inc. holds the Guinness World Record for Biggest Earth Mover. Designed to center-load haul trucks with capacities of up to 400 tons, the L-2350 provides an operating payload of 160,000 pounds, a 24-foot lift height, and an 11.5-foot reach.

More information about the Generation 2 Wheel Loader of  Joy Global can be found here.


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