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JCB Groundhog 6x4 Utility vehicle at LAMMA 09 - IMG 4551

A JCB Groundhog at the LAMMA show 2009

The JCB Groundhog is a ATV Manufactured by JCB at the Special products facility at Cheadle, Staffordshire. The vehicle is designed for the Grounds maintenace, estate management and construction market as a personnel / light material transport vehicle with more capacity than a quad bike and with a lower cost than a 4x4 pickup or landrover.

SpecEdit

  • Water cooled 15.6kW (20.9hp) diesel engine
  • CVT transmission with manual differential lock
  • 6x4 wheel configuration with permanent 4WD for "go-anywhere performance"
  • High flotation tyres equal low ground bearing pressure and excellent traction
  • Automotive layout with plenty of leg room provides comfort and ease of operation
  • 500kg (1100lbs) steel tipping cargo box (electrical tipping optional) gives high capacity and versatility for site transport.
  • optional tow bar for more capacity

ApplicationsEdit

  • Site transport (2 seater cab)
  • Survey or setting enginner transport on large sites, with plenty of space for carrying survey gear, stakes & rails, tools etc
  • Game keeper tansport
  • Farmers for stock management
  • Golf course and Estate maintenace staff transport and tool carrier
  • Event security patrol for parkland - no road needed, less damage from floatation tyres than a 4x4

Model rangeEdit

  • MK I was a 4x4
  • MK II is a 6x4

See alsoEdit


ReferencesEdit

  • JCB spec sheet

External linksEdit

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