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Vehicle Type Tow Tractors

Built on our popular MP-250 base, the more powerful MT-290 is equal parts modern workhorse and mobile workshop. Its efficient AC motor offers impressive acceleration, even when towing loads of 16,000 lbs.* Its all-steel construction and four-wheel vibration dampening design ensure a smooth and stable ride even on bumpy surfaces. This agile, round-the-clock tow tractor effortlessly maneuvers through challenging areas, including doorways. A multi-purpose tugger boasting a long-lasting industrial battery with easy under-the-seat access.

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MT 290 Models

Passengers Load Capacity Towing Capacity Speed Turning Radius
24V Narrow 1 500 lbs. 6,000 lbs. 6 mph 72 "
36V HD 1 700 lbs. 10,000 lbs. 8 mph 77 "
48V 1 700 lbs. 16,000 lbs. 8 mph 77 "

AC POWERTRAIN

High-efficiency asynchronous AC / Direct Drive motor

Offers better control for full motor performance, as well as higher possible speeds and better torque at low speeds. Maintenance-free brushless electric motor equipped with temperature and speed sensors.

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BATTERY

Robust long-life industrial batteries

No more mid-shift recharging! These powerful batteries can last a full shift, even with long distances. Supports Opportunity Rapid charging. Encased for easy replacing. Various options and models available.

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CONTROLLER

AC controller with sealed connectors paired with multifunction display

Allows for precise speed control for greater safety and vehicle performance. Includes indicators for speed, battery state of charge, hour meter, odometer and fault warnings. Password-protected parameters and monitoring capability.

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BRAKES

Powerful automatic electromagnetic parking brake

Increases safety by automatically applying the parking brake whenever the vehicle stops moving or is shut off. Also doubles as an emergency stop. Entirely sealed to protect it from debris, elements, etc.

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CONVERTER

Battery-saving efficient DC/DC converter

Equalizes battery cells by converting 36V or 48V to 12V for accessories. Batteries are therefore discharged more evenly, resulting in better output and a longer battery life.

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Specifications

24V Narrow 36V HD 48V
Powertrain
Motor 6 hp shunt motor Brushless AC motor, 7.5 HP Intermittent, 10 HP Max Brushless AC motor, 9 HP Intermittent, 15 HP Max
Drive Axle Differential with automotive ring gear Helical gear differential Helical gear differential
Transmission Dual V-belt drive Direct drive Direct drive
Controller SEPEX Electronic speed controller AC Electronic speed controller AC Electronic speed controller
Energy
Voltage 24V 36V 48V
Battery Four 6V-225AH batteries No battery included No battery included
Charger High-Frequency Charger, improves battery performance, prevents current surge, 50/60HZ, 110/220VAC No charger included No charger included
Chassis
Body 14-G diamond-plate steel body, tubular frame All-steel unibody construction All-steel unibody construction
Suspension Dual leaf springs on rear Dual leaf springs on rear Dual leaf springs on rear
Brakes Dual self-adjusting mechanical drum brakes on rear, hand lever parking brake, regenerative braking Rear hydraulic drum brakes, regenerative braking Rear hydraulic drum brakes, regenerative braking
Wheels 4.8x8 LRC pneumatic tires 4.8x8 LRC pneumatic tires 4.8x8 LRC pneumatic tires
Steering Automotive Steering Wheel Automotive steering wheel Automotive steering wheel
Seats Bucket seat on slide adjusters Bucket seat on slide adjusters Bucket seat on slide adjusters
Equipment
Lights LED headlight & tail/brake light LED headlight & tail/brake light LED headlight & tail/brake light
Indicators Battery status indicator Multifunction display including speedometer, battery state of charge, hour meter, odometer and fault warnings. Password-protected parameters and monitoring capability. Multifunction display including speedometer, battery state of charge, hour meter, odometer and fault warnings. Password-protected parameters and monitoring capability.
Accessories Bolt-on bumpers and rear wheel guards, 24V accessories to equalize cells and extend battery life 36V/12V converter for 12-volt accessories, bolt-on front bumper 48V/12V converter for 12-volt accessories, bolt-on bumpers and rear wheel guards
Safety Reverse alarm, deadman seat switch, horn Reverse alarm, deadman seat switch, horn Reverse alarm, deadman seat switch, horn

Specifications and standard equipment are subject to change without notice.

Dimensions

24V Narrow 36V HD 48V
Vehicle
Weight 1,200 lbs. 1,200 lbs.
Height 45" 44" 45"
Length 78" 78"
Width 29" 38" 38"
Wheel Base 52" 52" 51"
Deck
Deck Height 25" 25" 25"
Deck Length 20" 21" 21"
Deck Width 29" 38" 38"
Battery
Battery Weight
Battery Height 24" 17,5" 17,5"
Battery Length 20,5" 16" 16"
Battery Width 38,75" 35,2" 35,2"

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Packages

Our most popular options. Packaged for your convenience.

Customers often order the same group of options. So we created a number of packages to make building your perfect vehicle easier than ever.

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Options

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If one of our option packages isn’t quite what you need, our long list of options will fit the bill. Here are just some of our more popular options. Contact us for the complete list.

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Custom

A little or a lot, customization goes a long way.

Starting with greater productivity and safety. Less maintenance and lower TCO, too. Whatever the degree of customization needed, our engineering team will get your vehicle to you quickly and for less than you might think. Our handy ordering and quote request tools also make the process extremely easy.

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