R2-Series Compact Excavator
Unmatched power to help you push through your toughest jobs.
The new Bobcat® R2-Series E88 Compact Excavator delivers big performance in a compact machine, with a redesigned engine, optimized lift performance, plus undercarriage and counterweight improvements that make this excavator one of the highest-performing excavators in its size class.
Owners and operators looking for leading lift capability will find it – and then some – within the narrow footprint of the new Bobcat E88. Thanks to its dual-flange track rollers, integrated counterweight and extra machine weight, this 8-ton compact excavator has impressive over-the-side lift capacity. Dig with greater confidence over the side of the machine and let its excellent slewing ability push your productivity higher.
Experience the ultimate in precision with the E88’s low-effort joysticks and new hydraulic control valve, which put every machine movement in your control. The new hydraulic control valve offers improved metering for smooth controllability and natural, finite movement of the workgroup and great joystick feedback. Operators will enjoy precise and predictable operation – plus fast cycle times – for productive digging, level grading and more.
Take full advantage of the E88’s capabilities by adding options including add-on counterweight, the Bobcat depth-check system, a Machine IQ subscription, rear-view camera, widescreen touch display and a heated, high-back seat with headrest.