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Z35 GEN:2 Compact Excavator


Maximum Digging Depth (mm): 10′ 8″ (3250)
Net Power (kW): 23.9 hp (17.8)
Ground Contact Pressure Cab/Canopy (kPa): 5.0/4.8 psi (34.3/33.1)

Specification Sheet/Brochure


Operator’s Cabin

Gehl Machinery Z35 Generation 2 Cabin
The Z35:GEN2 Compact Excavator is available in canopy or cab configurations, allowing you to tailor the machine to meet your specific work environment.

Walk-through canopy for easy entry and exit.
Optional cab enclosure with heat or heat/air-conditioning system provides protection in extreme weather conditions.
Adjustable suspension seat and armrests provide personalized comfort.
Excellent visibility in all directions allows safe and efficient operation. Rear mirror provides a view of the back and side of the machine for additional safety.
Work lights and integrated boom light enhances the operator’s view after dark.

The controls on the Z35 GEN:2 are ergonomically designed and easy to use.

Large travelling pedals are easy to press and allow confident, reliable work.
Pilot operated joystick controls are operated by simple wrist movements, reducing fatigue during a long workday.
One-way auxiliary functions can be controlled by a foot pedal or joystick buttons, allowing optimal control of high-flow attachments such as compactors or breakers.
The operator can easily select from ISO or standard operating control patterns with the flip of a mechanical lever.
Gehl Excavator Z35 GEN:2 Controls

Gehl Mini Excavator Boom
Rugged, high-strength boom incorporates features to protect and extend the life of moving parts and components.

Precision welded boom is constructed with thick side plates that are reinforced by contoured transition plates.
Heavy-duty sliding cylinder guards protect exposed cylinder rods from damage.
Integrated boom light illuminates the work area and allows for safe and effective operation after dark.
Reliable single pin boom mount design for optimal durability and component life.

The undercarriage of the Z35 GEN:2 was designed with serviceability and longevity in mind.

Staggered tread and mandrel design combined with shorter track pitch reduces vibration.
Long tracks provide a smoother ride over rough terrain.
Tracks are short-pitched to reduce wear, fatigue and damage.
Angled crawler frame reduces soil buildup on the undercarriage, extending the life of rollers and tracks.
Gehl Z35 Generation 2 Undercarriage Tracks

Gehl Z35 GEN:2 Engine
The Gehl Z35:GEN2 is built around a powerful, reliable emission-certified Yanmar diesel engine.

Proven technology provides reliable operation and a fuel efficient system.
Easy-starting, even in cold weather without the need for block heaters or starting fluid.
Make Yanmar
Model 3TNV88F-ESBV Tier IV
Type Diesel
Displacement (L) 100.2 cu.in. (1.64)
Net Power (kW) @ rpm 23.9 hp (17.8) @ 2200
Fuel Tank (L) 10.8 gal. (41)
Fuel Consumption (L/hr) 1.03 gal./hr. (3.9)

The advanced hydraulic system on the Z35 GEN:2 provides long-lasting, efficient power precisely when you need it.

Hydraulic system is designed to enhance engine performance, resulting in a more efficient system.
Two variable pumps and two gear pumps combine oil and redirect the flow to where it is needed, allowing for simultaneous operation without loss of power.
Smooth operation, even while using the boom and arm during turning.
Auxiliary hydraulic valve, tubing and hoses with flat faced coupler connections are standard equipment.
Two-way and one-way auxiliary flow valve with direct-to-tank bypass valve feature is standard equipment.
Pumps 2 variable, 2 gear
Total Flow Rate (L/min) 29.4 gpm (111.3)
Working Pressure (bar) 3,060 psi (211)
Swing System Pressure (bar) 2,844 psi (196)
Oil Cooler Standard
Hydraulic Tank (L) 10.6 gal. (40)Gehl Z35 Hydraulics
Attachment System

A full line of Edge attachments and accessories are designed specifically to fill operators’ needs, making their Z35 GEN:2 the most versatile machine on the job site.

Gehl Z27 Excavator Attachment System
A Augers
B Breakers
C Buckets
D Compaction Plates
E Compaction Wheel
F Frost Ripper
G Grapples
H Pavement Removal Bucket
I Thumbs

The large, rear hood opens easily to expose the battery, engine oil, air filter and cooling system.
The right-hand side cover is easily removed with just two bolts. Remove the top right hand side to easily clean behind the radiator.
A cover on top of the unit on the right side makes it easy to access the fuel supply.
The access panel beneath the operator’s seat easily opens to reveal the starter motor, fuse panel, alternator and fan belt.