Manitou M 40-2

Manitou M 40-2

Forklift trucks

8818 lb
20 in
144 in
The M 40-2 forklift truck can handle even the roughest terrain. It was designed with the construction, timber and mining sectors in mind, where adaptability to challenging ground conditions is crucial. With a 36 cm ground clearance and a 75 hp engine, stability and manoeuvrability is ensured at all times, with a maximum load capacity of 4 tonnes.The wide range of tyres available for this machine allows you to increase performance based on the specific needs of the site. Maintenance for this robust little machine is made easy for operators, with all key parts being kept under the bonnet for quick access for a longer service life.
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Technical characteristics



Model Name

M 40-2

Power source


Operator type


Max. capacity

8818 lb

Load centre of gravity

20 in

Load distance, centre of drive axle to fork

30 in


81 in


Service weight

15245 lb

Weight on front axle (laden) / rear axle (laden)

20007 lb / 4057 lb

Weight on front axle (Unladen) / rear axle (Unladen)

5787 lb / 9458 lb


Tyres type


Dimensions of front wheels

18x19.5 18PR A224

Dimensions of rear wheels

10R17.5 G291 GY

Number of front wheels / rear wheels

2 / 2

Number of drive wheels


Front wheel gauge

63 in

Rear wheel gauge

65 in


Height of overhead guard (cabin)

97 in

Seat height/stand height

57 in

Overall length

191 in

Length to face of forks

144 in

Overall width

81 in

Forks section x width x length

2 in x 6 in / 47 in

Fork carriage ISO 2328 (class/form) A/B


Fork carriage width

66 in

Ground clearance below mast

10 in

Ground clearance at centre of wheelbase

12 in

Aisle width for 800 x 1200 pallet lengthways

219 in

Turning radius

134 in


Travel speed (laden / unladen)

6 mi/h / 15 mi/h

Lifting speed (laden / unladen)

1 ft/s / 1 ft/s

Lowering speed (laden / unladen)

1 ft/s / 0.98 ft/s

Drawbar pull (Laden)

6900 daN

Service brake



Engine brand / model

Perkins / 854F-E34T WF

Engine power according to ISO 1585

55 kW

Rated speed

2200 rpm

Number of cylinders / Capacity of cylinders

4 - 207 in³


Working hydraulic pressure for attachments

3046 PSI

Oil flow rate for attachments

26 US gpm

Sound level at the driver's ear according to DIN 12 053

76 dB