New Cat® 140 GC Motor Grader Combines High Performance and Low Per-Hour Owning & Operating Costs

New Cat® 140 GC Motor Grader Combines High Performance and Low Per-Hour Owning & Operating Costs

For Release in: Africa, Middle-East, Turkey, South America, China, India, Southeast Asia: March 2019
Release Number: 132PR19

The new Cat® 140 GC motor grader is designed to combine high performance with low owning and operating costs. The 140 GC's powerful Cat C7.1 engine, 6F/3R automatic power-shift transmission (which eliminates the inching pedal), and precisely designed hydraulic system ensure balanced performance in all operating situations. An ECO operating mode and demand-fan reduce fuel consumption, and extended maintenance intervals further reduce operating costs. Operators of all skill levels quickly achieve high production with the 140 GC, and options that include adjustable seats and efficient heating/cooling systems guarantee comfort.

With 45 years of refinement, the 140 GC's conventional steering wheel and lever controls are familiar to operators and ensure positive control. The control console adjusts to the operator’s preference, and the powerful heating and cooling system option dehumidifies and pressurizes the cab, while circulating fresh air to seal out dust and keep windows clear. Seat upgrades include mechanical or air suspension; static seat is standard.

The 140 GC's standard no-spin differential activates with no operator input to increase traction in poor ground conditions and to protect drive-train components from damage. The optional Digital Blade Slope Meter takes the guesswork out of slope control and keeps the job site safer by eliminating manual grade checks. Cat Detect with Vision System (optional) uses a rearview camera to show a wide view behind the machine.

Premium features

The 140 GC's design features ensure reliability and durable, long-term performance:

  • Standard drawbar circle moldboard provides long service life, with replaceable wear strips that maintain the system's integrity. 
  • Oil-bath, multi-disc service brakes are hydraulically-actuated for smooth, predictable braking and lower operating costs.
  • A variety of Cat attachments— including scarifiers, rippers, and front blades—increase machine versatility, each attachment specifically designed with performance, safety, and stability in mind.
  • Circle-drive slip clutch option protects the pinion drive and circle teeth from potential damage.
  • Circle Saver option reduces daily greasing requirements and protects the circle and pinion, significantly reducing the potential for damage.
  • Optional guarding protects the 140 GC from damage in demanding applications.
  • Optional secondary-steering system automatically activates if main pump pressure drops.

 

140 GC Specifications

   

Engine

Cat C7.1

Net power, max., kW (hp)

131-147 (176-196)

Weight, kg (lb)

17 390 (38,338)

Moldboard width, mm (ft.)

 3 658 (12)

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