The RT1160 uses a 115-hp John Deere 4045 turbocharged diesel engine to power the tandem 90 series pumps for the ground drive and the attachment drive.
- Hydra-Shift transmission
- Hydrostatic trencher drive includes a two-speed motor with variable chain speeds in either range
- Open platform with ground drive, backfill blade and plow controls located in the armrests of the full suspension swivel seat
- Standard front steer, rear steer and crab steer standard
- Available with a combo attachment, 36-in. rock saw, front-mounted backhoe attachment, hydra-borer and 2,500-lb.-capacity reel carrier