Caterpillar D2

The Caterpillar D2 is an agricultural tractor manufactured by Caterpillar. It was introduced in 1938 and was the smallest diesel powered track-type tractor manufactured by Caterpillar.

The Caterpillar D2 was manufactured from 1938 through 1957 by Caterpillar Inc. in their factory in Illinois. The base frame of this model of tractor is a crawler, and it is equipped with five forward gears and one reverse gear. The D2’s weight ranges from about 7,420 to 8,536 po (3,366 to 3,872 kg), depending upon the year it was manufactured. Caterpillar began producing this model (among others) in response to the “New Deal” programs that were initiated by President Franklin Roosevelt to stimulate America’s economy. A total of 26,454 D2’s were made over the nineteen years they were in production.

Assembly: Peoria (Illinois, USA)

Years of production: 1938—1957

Production: 26,454 units

Length: 2.7 m

Width: 1.6 m

Height: 2.1 m

Engine: Caterpillar D311 (I4)

Weight: 3,872 kg

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