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Tadano Made Its New 130-USt Rough-Terrain Crane for North America

March 15, 2021 - The Tadano Group has launched the GR-1300XL-4 a 130-USt capacity rough- terrain crane for the North American market.  

The GR-1300XL-4 continues Tadano’s legacy of reliable performance, high maneuverability, and safety. It also expands Tadano’s rough-terrain offerings into the 130-USt capacity class, and offers a long boom concept, compact design, the ability to thrive in the harshest conditions.   

The GR-1300XL-4’s six-section 183.7’ telescopic boom is the longest on any 130-USt rough- terrain crane, and features a reliable pinning system.

Tadano’s “Smart Chart” lets the crane’s work performance to be maximized. With a compact carrier length of just 28’ on a two-axle system and a self-removable counterweight, the GR-1300XL-4 can be transported to job sites easily and efficiently.

High-Performance with Precision and Control

The Cummins B6.7 diesel engine can deliver up to 280 hp and 850 ft.-lbs. of torque. The transmission has five forward speeds that are complemented by four steering modes. The cab tilts up to 20° for improved safety, visibility, and comfort, and operation is controlled by Tadano’s AML-E2 system on a pressure-sensitive 10.4” multifunction display that can handle gloved operation.

Tadano View System and Clearance Sonar for Safe Crane Operation and Driving 

Designed with safety as its highest priority, the GR-1300XL-4 is equipped with the Tadano View System, a three-camera network that offers right front, rear view, and blind spot views to assist with safe crane operation and driving. The GR-1300XL-4 also includes Tadano’s Clearance Sonar system that integrates four proximity sensors into the rear fender of the crane to audibly and visually alert the operator of any obstacles behind, while also serving as a blind spot warning system. 

Environmentally Friendly 

The newly developed pump disconnect saves fuel by automatically stopping operation of the crane's hydraulic pump if the crane is not operated for a certain period of time.

The crane is also equipped with functions such as the Fuel Monitoring System, Eco-Mode, and Positive Control that support environmentally friendly operations by reducing CO2 emissions, reducing fuel consumption, and reducing noise.

Hello-Net Telematics Web Information Service

Tadano’s HELLO-NET telematics web information service records the crane's operation status using mobile communications, as well as positional information via GPS and maintenance data. Tadano shares information about the product in use and offers advanced customer support and service.  

Hello-Data Link Smartphone App 

HELLO-DATA LINK connects cranes to mobile devices via wireless LAN, allowing you to receive operating status, indications, error codes, and other information in real-time from outside the cab to help streamline crane maintenance.

Main Specifications 

Crane Specification


Max. Lifting Capacity

130 US tons (118 m/t)

Boom Length

40.0 ft (12.2 m) - 183.7 ft (56.0 m)

Jib Length

33.8 ft (10.3 m) / 59.1 ft (18.0 m)

Max. Lifting Height


182.1 ft (55.5 m)


237.9 ft (72.5 m)

Max. Load Radius


175.0 ft (53.3 m)


205.0 ft (62.5 m)









Overall Length

48' 2-3/4" (14,700 mm)

Overall Width

10' 10-1/2" (3,315 mm)

Overall Height

13' (3,950 mm)



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