Volvo BL60 Backhoe loader - features & benefits

1965 – Excavator loaders

In 1965 the company started to produce all-round excavator loaders in different versions.

The high capacity excavator loader Volvo BM 616 saw the light of day in 1974. It was built on the Volvo BM well tested loader and industrial tractor chassis. The backhoe unit was designed for the tough Scandinavian ground conditions.

In 1977 a four-wheel drive version, the 646, was presented followed by the 6300 in 1984.