SMALL SCALE in addition to a Tier 4 Final engine specification and enhanced smart hydraulics features for full-size Loadall telescopic handlers, JCB unveiled the compact but high specification 525-60 Agri Plus.

Powered by a 74hp version of the 2.5-litre JCB Diesel by Kohler engine, the newcomer has two-range hydrostatic drive with optional Vari-speed separating ground speed from engine revs.

The new handler measures just 1.95m to the top of its cab and only 1.84m over the tyres, so it can slot into small buildings and work within 'traditional' as well as modern farm yards, says JCB. The 2500kg lift capacity applies to the full 6m lift height of the machine