Hyster Fork Trucks UK


Compact and powerful LPG fork lift trucks for tight indoor applications

These LPG forklift trucks deliver a 4.0-5.5 tonne lift capacity with an even more compact frame and shorter wheelbase.  Designed to meet the application requirements of high productivity indoor materials handling operations the S4.0-5.5T series offers you a combination of clean power, excellent maneuverability and superior performance, unmatched in the market.

With cushion tyres and a 3.8L LPG engine, this new forklift series is available with Fortens Advance or Fortens Advance+ configurations to suit the most challenging indoor applications.

Hyster S4.0-5.5FT Compact LPG Counterbalanced Fork Lift Truck Highlights:

  • The robust, compact chassis design and high strength mast design optimises capacity retention at high lifts with excellent visibility and rigidity
  • All powertrains are controlled, protected and managed by the Pacesetter VSM™ industrial onboard computer featuring a CANbus communications network. This system permits adjustment of the truck’s performance, in addition to monitoring key functions, enabling quick, easy diagnostics, minimising repair downtime and unnecessary parts swapping
  • Choose either DuraMatch™ or DuraMatch™ 2 transmissions:
    • The Fortens Advance models feature the DuraMatch™ transmission which manages truck deceleration & direction changes, contributing to extending brake and tyre life and preventing transmission wear
    • The Fortens Advance+ models feature the DuraMatch™ 2 transmission. DuraMatch™ 2 also features Extended Drawbar Pull
  • Fortens Advance and Advance+ options include oil immersed brakes contributing to reduced maintenance and extended truck dependability
  • The maintenance free Hyster Stability Mechanism (HSM) enhances lateral stability without compromising uneven surface travel
  • An innovative operator compartment design offers easy driver access, excellent all-round visibility and conveniently located controls
  • Complete cowl-to-counterweight service access contributes to rapid, efficient maintenance. Simplified layout of wiring and hydraulics offers greater access to components, which decreases service time for unscheduled repairs and regular maintenance
  • Hassle-Free hydraulic systems featuring Leak-free O-ring face seal fittings enhance reliability and non-mechanical, Hall-Effect sensors and switches are designed to outlast the life of the truck
  • To match the performance to the application there are a number of options including advanced hydraulic and cooling system options


ModelModel DesignationLoad Capacity (kg)Load Centre (mm)Lift Height (mm)EngineTransmission
S4.0FTFortens Advance40005006000Kubota 3.8L LPGDuraMatch™ 1-speed
S4.5FTFortens Advance45006005300Kubota 3.8L LPGDuraMatch™ 1-speed
S5.5FTFortens Advance50006005300Kubota 3.8L LPGDuraMatch™ 1-speed
S5.5FTSFortens Advance55006005300Kubota 3.8L LPGDuraMatch™ 1-speed
S4.0FTFortens Advance +40005006000Kubota 3.8L LPGDuraMatch™2 2-speed
S4.5FTFortens Advance +45006005300Kubota 3.8L LPGDuraMatch™2 2-speed
S5.5FTFortens Advance +50006005300Kubota 3.8L LPGDuraMatch™2 2-speed
S5.5FTSFortens Advance +55006005300Kubota 3.8L LPGDuraMatch™2 2-speed


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