35Z Mini Excavator

Introducing the Stage V 35Z-1 zero tailswing mini excavator. The New Generation 3.5T compact excavators.

The 35Z-1 is one of the New Generation Stage V machines with no need for electronic control, aftertreatment or EGR. It has zero tailswing for easy and safe manoeuvrability, especially in confined spaces and 100% steel bodywork.

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0% Interest Hire Purchase over 2 years on selected models of Mini Excavators

Take advantage of this 0% interest hire purchase offer on new Mini Excavators.

This offer is available on a 0+24 month payment profile via participating dealers for machines delivered by 30.06.2024.

This offer is subject to availability while stocks last. UK business users only. Terms apply.

Model Maximum Advance 0 + 24 monthly payments from
2.5-4T £25,000 £1,041.67


J.C. Bamford Excavators Ltd (registered in England No. 0792807. Registered Office: Lakeside Works, Rocester, Staffordshire, England, ST14 5JP) is an appointed representative of JCB Finance Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. UK business users only, terms apply.

A deposit and full VAT amount or VAT difference is payable at the time of signing the Hire Purchase agreement. A documentation fee is payable with the first payment and a £50+VAT option-to-purchase fee will be collected together with the final payment; these amounts are payable on all Hire Purchase agreements. We reserve the right to withdraw the offer at any time.


Customers demand high quality, reliable and durable machines that stand the test of time. That’s why our latest 3.5 tonne excavators are designed and built to be robust.

  • 100% STEEL bodywork makes our mini excavators strong and easy to repair.
  • Heavy-duty kingpost  features durable re-bushable pivots to optimise service life.
  • The cab door sits within the counterweight length when folded back, so it’s protected from damage throughout operation
  • Zero tailswing 35Z-1 stays within it's footprint when slewing for safer working on compact sites.


Our 3.5 tonne excavator cabs have been upgraded to provide easy to see information and easy to use controls, making them great places to work.

  • Bluetooth radio with hands-free,  auxiliary socket and 12V phone charger.
  • Machine health-check system checks your machine is in full working order at the start of each day.
  • To ensure all-day operator comfort, there’s fully adjustable suspension seating  with independent adjustable positions. 


The JCB 35Z-1 is powered by a Perkins 18.4kw Stage V engine, while a new electronically controlled pump is perfectly matched to help undertake the most challenging tasks.

  • Operation of the hydraulic attachments has been enhanced with new electro proportional joysticks.
  • Choose from an extensive range of JCB attachments, including a brand new to the range thumb attachment.
  • Bucket tearout forces of up to 32.0kN combined with fast cycle times, gives unrivalled productivity


The 35Z-1 has safety and serviceability features that protect machinery, operators and bystanders alike, as well as minimising downtime.

  • Wide-opening steel bonnet and external fuel cap makes re-fuelling and daily checks safe and easy 
  • Machine health-check on first key-on of the day helps the operator monitor machine status.
  • LiveLink option is available to control your fleet at the touch of a button
  • Unique JCB 2GO system


The JCB 35Z-1 has been designed to keep running costs as low as possible and give you more than just great performance and long service life.

  • Long greasing intervals of 500 hours for less downtime with our graphite impregnated bronze bushes.
  • Load sensing hydraulics conserve fuel, only consuming power where needed.
  • Programmable auto-idle and four different engine modes further reduce fuel consumption.
  • Quick turnaround with easy-to-clean sloping H-frame undercarriage


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