Gehl DL11-55 Gen:3

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The DL11-55 GEN:3 Telescopic Handler is a tool to increase job-site productivity, develop new business and improve your return-on-investment.

  • Rear axle stabilization system locks the rear axle to the frame if the parking brake is engaged, if the boom is raised 60 degrees or higher, or if the PWP System is activated.
  • 10-degree frame tilt in both directions.
  • Double universal joints for tight turn radius without applying stress on the axle.
  • Two-wheel, four-wheel, crab steering standard.
  • Standard centrifugal pre-cleaner and two-stage air cleaner.
  • Power-shift transmission with four forward and two reverse gears, with a 2-year/2,000-hour warranty.
  • Standard pneumatic tires.
  • ROPS and FOPS certified operator's compartment.


Power (kW):        120 hp (89)
Maximum Travel Speed (km/hr):   22.8 mph (36.7)
Turning Radius (m):          12'2" (3.7)
Lift Capacity (kg):               11,000 lbs. (4990)

Operator's Cabin

Comfort comes standard on the DL11-55 GEN:3 Telescopic Handler, boasting 57 cubic feet of interior space.

  • GEN3 F-N-R Single Joystick that allow operators precise movement of heavy loads 
  • Lockable, two-piece cab door for security, communication and cross-ventilation.
  • Standard lockable storage compartment for service items, such as work gloves, tools, blueprints and more.
  • Choice of canopy or cab with heating and defrosting systems standard (air-conditioning optional).
  • Un-matched panoramic visibility increases work-site safety and operator productivity and reduces operator fatigue. 



  • Three steering modes – 4-wheel, 2-wheel and crab – enhance maneuverability and are easily changed by the flip of a switch.
  • Industry loading job site maneuverability with a 12' 2" turning radius.



The DL11-55 GEN:3 Telescopic Handlers provides the power to get work done effectively and efficiently.

  • Engine shutdown protection feature allows 30-seconds of run time for moving the unit to a safe location for loading or repair.


Manufacturer:   Cummins
Model:   3.8L QSF Tier IV
Power (kW):        120 hp (89)
Maximum Travel Speed (km/hr):  22.8 mph (36.7)


The DL11-55 GEN:3 Telescopic Handler has the hydraulic power to get the job done.

Pump Type:         Open-Center, Dual-Section
Total Capacity (L/min):    43 gpm (162.8)
Main Relief Pressure (bar):            3,000 psi (207)
Auxiliary Relief Pressure (bar):     2,500 psi (172)
Hydraulic Reservoir Capacity (L):  45 gal. (170)


There is a tool for every job, and the DL11-55 GEN:2 can power them all. The DL units feature three attachment options: Dynattach®, Dynacarrier, and Dynacarrier with hydraulic locking.

Carriages – Masonry, framing and standard carriages available in different widths.
Rotating Carriage – 48” (1219 mm) and 66” (1676 mm) wide.
Fork Shift - 48" (1219 mm) wide.
Swing Carriage – 90° swing.
Log and Pipe Grapple.
Jib Boom - 5' (1.5 m) with winch and 60' (18.3 m) cable.
Truss Boom - 12' (3.6 m) and 15' (4.5 m) with optional winch.


Side-mounted engine improves serviceability, allowing three-sided service access through a large, hinged hood.

  • Exterior boom hose routing for easy access.
  • Transmission and hydraulics easily accessed through large hinged panel.
  • Easy access to hydraulic oil and transmission reservoirs.
  • Hydraulic main control valve in back door.
  • Rifled bushings in key areas


Lift Capacity 11,000 lbs.
Maximum Lift Height 55'1"
Capacity at Maximum Lift Height 5,000/5,500 lbs.
Maximum Forward Reach 40'9"
Capacity at Maximum Forward Reach 2,000 lbs.
Maximum Reach Below Grade 2'10"
Manufacturer Cummins
Model 3.8L QSF Tier IV
Power 120 hp
Aspiration Turbocharged
Rated Speed 2,500 rpm
Transmission 4-Speed Power Shift
Maximum Travel Speed 22.8 mph
Selective Steering 4-Wheel
Brakes Oil-Immersed, Disc-type
Parking Brake Spring-Applied, Hydraulic Release
Pump Type Open-Center, Dual-Section
Total Capacity 43 gpm
Main Relief Pressure 3,000 psi
Auxiliary Relief Pressure 2,500 psi
Hydraulic Reservoir Capacity 45 gal.
General Specifications
Approximate Weight 28,460 lbs.
Length - Less Forks 20'10"
Width 8'3"
Ground Clearance 16"
Wheelbase 10'8"
Turning Radius 12'2"
Overall Height 7'11"
Frame Leveling - Left/Right 10°/10°
Fuel Capacity 30 gal.
Recommended Tire Type 14.00 x 24 G2 12-ply