Caterpillar 910M loading shovel: Multi-talented farmhand

The Cat 910M looks a purebred construction machine. Nevertheless, the wheeled loader puts in a good performance around the farm ... with one frustrating exception

by Lucas Colsman

Think Caterpillar, think American. Yet our 910M test candidate is about as British as, say, a JCB, with even its engine hailing from the Perkins plant in Peterborough. Although unlikely to be seen climbing a silage clamp any time soon, on our test the big 8,800kg wheeled loader quickly showed it could adapt to farm life.