8080PERFORMANCE Superb slew power / torque gives you the grunt you need on gradients. Spring applied / pressure-off slew brakes holds the load on slopes. 2-speed tracking with auto kickdown maintains tracking torque in all conditions. 7 ft. 6 in. width undercarriage and dozer blade offer excellent overside stability. Boom and dipper geometry -- excellent working / digging envelope. SERVICEABILITY Gullwing side and rear hood provide unparalleled service access. Lockable plastic fuel tank is durable and has a low replacement cost. IP69 electrics offer real reliability and protection. Battery position gives you easy access for removal and charging. Valveblock and hose routing are also positioned for easy access and designed for reliability. CAB COMFORT Large excavator cab enhances operator comfort for maximum productivity. Superb opening front window provides excellent ventilation and visibility. Fully adjustable suspension seat improves comfort and productivity. Wide door makes getting in and out easy. Low noise and vibration levels. AMS (ADVANCED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM) AMS (Advanced Management System) is clear and easy to use. 3 modes -- light, standard and heavy -- maximize productivity and fuel efficiency. 3 selectable modes allow the operator to match performance to application. Automatic recording of key operating data enhances diagnostics. Overheat protectioin system increased reliability. COST OF OWNERSHIP AMS provides excellent fuel efficiency. State-of-the-art zero tailswing design reduces damage for high residuals. Compact dimensions let you work in confined areas with little risk of damage to the machine body. High utilization is supported by JCB's extensive dealer network.