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Liebherr L 538 Specifications & Technical Data (2002-2024)

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The Liebherr L 538 is a wheel loader manufactured since 2002. It has a weight of 12.3 tons and a transport length of 7.7 meters. T... Read more

The Liebherr L 538 is a wheel loader manufactured since 2002. It has a weight of 12.3 tons and a transport length of 7.7 meters. The bucket capacity is 2.8 cubic meters with a width of 2.5 meters. The maximum discharge height is 5.34 meters. It has a travel speed of 34 km/h and a transport width and height of 2.5 meters and 3.25 meters respectively. The lifting force is 135 kN and it has a turning radius outside of 5.91 meters.

Technical specs - L 538 Liebherr


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  • Weight 12.3 t
  • Fuel consumption range (min - max) 5-9 l/h
  • Standard tyres 20.5 R25
  • Bucket width 2.5 m
  • Bucket capacity 2.8 m³
  • Steering mode KL
  • Transport length 7.7 m
  • Transport width 2.5 m
  • Transport height 3.25 m
  • Travel speed 34 km/h
  • Max. discharge height 5.34 m
  • Turning radius outside 5.91 m
  • Lifting force 135 kN
  • Model series L
  • Engine manuf. Liebherr
  • Engine type D 924 TI-E A1
  • Engine power 100 kW
  • Displacement 6.64 l
  • Revolutions at max torque 2000 rpm
  • Max. torque 567 Nm
  • No. of cylinders 4
  • Cylinder bore x stroke 122x142 mm

Basic model with ROPS cabin, std. shovel and teeth

Special equipment

  • Diesel particulate filter
  • Swing loader
  • telescopic
  • Aircondition
  • Quick hitch hydr.
  • Quick hitch mech.

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