Hydrostatic drive provides high speed, low torque when you are traveling across a jobsite, then changes to high torque, low speed when you demand greater traction and more power. Transverse-mounted turbocharged diesel engine provides additional counterweight to the rear of the machine for greater stability and improved loader performance and provides ample access for easier engine service. Oscillating rear axle provides stable operation on uneven ground while maintaining 4-wheel traction for greater operator comfort and control. Single pin articulated joint provides a more stable platform and less need for adjustments and maintenance. Hydrostatic drive provides dynamic braking and helps increase service brake life.