V923 VersaHANDLER® Introduced by Bobcat

New V923 VersaHANDLER Telescopic Tool Carrier

The new V923 VersaHANDLER® telescopic tool carrier builds on the success of prior Bobcat® telescopic tool carriers.

The new V923 expands the Bobcat family of VersaHANDLER® telehandlers. The machine features  a 130-horsepower turbocharged Bobcat engine and heavy-duty drive train, increased rated operating capacity of 9,000 pounds and a travel speed of up to 24.5 mph.


A Z-Bar boom linkage delivers greater range of bucket rotation, an increased dump angle at full height and increased breakout force to lift material out of a pile and dump it easily. Plus, the new V923 features the power quick-tach attachment mounting system to increase utilization.

The Bobcat engine meets Tier 4 regulations without a diesel particulate filter. According to Bobcat,

“This reduces downtime that occurs with DPF regeneration and long-term DPF maintenance costs – so operators can focus on working.”

Bobcat engines have a specially designed combustion chamber that minimizes the amount of particulate matter the engine creates. The amounts are low enough that a DPF isn’t needed for Tier 4 compliance, which simplifies maintenance as well as operation.

In addition, the V923 VersaHANDLER® gives operators a heavy-duty hydrostatic transmission that delivers a smooth 0-25 mph stepless driving experience, quick power when needed and high wheel torque for digging and pushing. The low-profile, extendable boom gives operators the power to access a wide range of lift heights and reach lengths with increased visibility to the right side of the machine. The low boom pivot point in the rear also helps make it a powerful machine when pushing. As the machine pushes, more of the weight stays on the front axle.

V923 VersaHANDLER®: Notable Performance Features

  • Load sense hydraulic system designed for faster boom speeds and heavier lifting
  • Patented hydraulic lift system provides advanced high-flow technology to optimize lift capabilities while providing high-speed movement
  • Equipped with reinforced heavy-duty axles with large lug nuts and a reinforced central differential gear.
  • Heavier-duty lift cylinder allows for a rated operating capacity of 9,000 pounds and improved lifting performance.
  • Enable boom float while moving on uneven ground for smooth performance with attachments.

Attachment Versatility

The Bobcat V923 VersaHANDLER® features the power quick-tach attachment mounting system. This system also features a hydraulic lock function which allows operators to change non-hydraulic attachments safely and quickly without leaving the cab.

The V923 is approved for use with the following attachments:

  • Bale fork (accessory for rigid pallet fork frame)
  • Bucket, general purpose: 93 inches
  • Bucket, grapple: 96 inches
  • Bucket, light material (2.6-yard volume): 96 inches
  • Pallet fork, floating
  • Pallet fork, rigid
  • Pallet fork, side-shift
New V923 VersaHANDLER Telescopic Tool Carrier provides increased lift height, reach and capacity
New V923 VersaHANDLER Telescopic Tool Carrier provides increased lift height, reach and capacity

Quick Look: The V923 VersaHANDLER®

Horsepower130-hp, non-DPF Bobcat Tier 4 diesel engine
Operating Weight18,158 lb
Max Rated Lift Capacity9,041lb
Max Lift Height277 in.
Max Reach162.3 in.
Auxiliary Hydraulic Flow39.6 gpm
Travel Speed, low (Gear 1)3.7 mph
Travel Speed, high (Gear 2)24.5 mph
Three Steering ModesFront, all-wheel and crab

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