New JCB telehandler provides a complete redesign of the cab

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If you are familiar with JCB’s 541-70 telehandler, the latest model has launched — with a complete redesign of the cab. Regional sales manager for JCB, Brandon Hawkins, was at the 2020 National Farm Machinery Show for the official launch.

“We’re bringing in a lot of the features and benefits that we had in our Fastrac tractor and in our larger wheel loaders, and putting it into this cab now. So a lot of nice features for customers that are used to our older machines,” explains Hawkins in the video below.

“Some of the new features include a new tilt on the steering wheel. We added a different display for all your in-cab controls, and moved it up. We changed around some of the buttons and made it ergonomically friendly. We changed the view so you have a little bit better of a view out of the top of the cab. And the cab itself is a little bit larger.”

The telehandler is already in some European countries, and Hawkins says to expect to see it out in North America by the third quarter of 2020.

Check out the full conversation with JCB’s Brandon Hawkins, below:

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