What’s the World’s Largest Dump Truck?

Caterpillar 797 is a Massive Dump Truck

Your childhood Tonka truck infatuation come to life. Continuing our series of the world’s biggest heavy equipment machines, this week we’ll look at the Caterpillar 797. The ultra class, two-axle, power-train haul truck is developed in the United States by Caterpillar Inc. Used specifically for high-output mining operations and various heavy-duty construction applications, the 797 is currently the world’s largest, highest payload capacity dump truck.

Powered by a Cat® C175-20 quad turbocharged and air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine, the 797 guarantees you’ll haul coal, iron, ore, gold and whatever else you might have in mind. With 20 cylinders under the hood, you’re sure to rumble some birds out of their nests in this beast of a dump truck.

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This is such a cool dump truck! I was wondering just how big tipper trucks like this could get, and this answers my question.