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Caterpillar GP50K Forklift Specs

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  1. Caterpillar Gp50K Forklift Features
  2. Specifications
  3. Final Say
Caterpillar GP50K Forklift Specs

A forklift can lift heavy loads beyond a person's limitations and provide a safer and quicker way to pick up and transfer heavy goods.

Here are the Caterpillar GP50K Forklift specs, dimensions, and weight that will provide clearer intent and performance capabilities for your jobsite needs.


Caterpillar GP50K Forklift Features

Caterpillar GP50K Forklift is a robust, durable, and reliable machinery used for material handling.

GP50K features high air intake for reduction of maintenance, enhanced performance, minimal noise, and sophisticated engine management.

In addition, it offers useful options such as greasable universal joints, speed limitation for LPG, above-average lifting capacity, and precise maneuvering.



  • Ground Clearance
150 mm (5.91 in)
  • Height to Top of Overhead Guard
2.25 m (7.4 ft)
  • Length to Fork Face
3.32 m (10.9 ft)
  • Max Fork Height
3.38 m (11.1 ft)
  • Overall Height - mast lowered
2.40 m (7.9 ft)
  • Overall Width
1.46 m (4.8 ft)
  • Turning Radius
2.98 m (9.8 ft)
  • Wheelbase
2.16 m (7.1 ft)


  • Displacement
0.0045 cu m (275 cu in)
  • Engine Model
  • Fuel Type
Gas (LPG)
  • Number of Cylinders
  • Power
97 hp (72 kW)
  • Power Measured @
2450 rpm
  • Torque
207 lbs/ft
  • Torque Measured @
1200 rpm


  • Lift Speed
4.40 m/s (14.43 ft/s)
  • Load Capacity
5000 kg (11023.11 lbs)
  • Load Center
60 cm (23.62 in)
  • Lower Speed
5 m/s (16.40 ft/s)
  • Mast Tip Forward
6 °
  • Mast Tip Rear
10 °
  • Max Fork Spread
1.18 m (46.62 in)

Operating Specifications

  • Max Speed
14.6 mph (23 kph)
  • Number of Front Wheels
  • Number of Rear Wheels
  • Operating Weight
7050 kg (15543 lbs)
  • Tire Type


Final Say

Caterpillar GP50K is a useful forklift that delivers quality engineering for utter reliability, low handling costs, and long life.

GP50K delivers reduced time that leads to higher productivity and higher efficiency. When properly maintained, GP50K can last longer than its average lifespan.

If you are buying a Caterpillar GP50K, getting professional, affordable, and reliable shipping services is wise. Visit A-1 Auto Transport for a quote to ship.



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