Liebherr introduce L 509 Tele

The L509 tele

The new Leibherr L 509 Tele telescopic wheel loader combines the lift height and reach of a regular telecopic loader with the material handling capacity of a classic wheel loader. The machine, based on the Speeder L 509 stereoloader, can reach a top speed of 38km/h as standard. It also complies with emission stage V/Tier 4f specifications.


The L 509 Tele has an extendable telescopic lift arm which can lift to a height of 4.8 m with a fork attachment. Thanks to the integrated z-bar kinematics the telescopic lift arm enables the operator to load containers and lorries at great heights or stack loading material. Furthermore, when working with a fork attachment, no manual readjustment is necessary.

The new L 509 Liebherr telescopic wheel loader combines the lifting height of a regular telescopic loader with the handling performance of a classic wheel loader.

The L 509 Tele has one of the most sizeable operator’s cabs in its machine class. A special feature is the height-adjustable 9-inch touch display, which clearly shows all information. Liebherr has also modified some aspects of the standard stereoloader cab. For example it has a sunroof window so that the operator can clearly see the works tools and material being handled even when the telescopic lift arm is extended.

The functions of the telescopic lift arm can be operated using the Liebherr control lever integrated into the operator’s seat as standard. The mini-joystick on the control lever is used for retracting and extending the lift arm as well as controlling hydraulic work tools.

The new telescopic wheel loader also possesses many well-known features of the reliable Liebherr stereoloader series. The L 509 Tele also has a reduced articulation angle of 30 degrees thanks to stereo steering. As a result, the centre of gravity remains in the centre of the machine when transporting large loads, which increases stability. The damped articulated pendulum joint, as with the regular L 509 Stereoloader, compensates for uneven ground and ensures stable travel characteristics on uneven surfaces.

With its telescopic lift arm, the L 509 Tele can easily load larger lorries or containers.

Liebherr L 509 Tele at a glance

Articulated tipping load3,8000 kg
Bucket capacity0.9 m³
Operating weight7,000 kg
Max. lifting height for forklift4,800 mm
Engine power (ISO 14396)54 kW / 73hp

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