The BASIC 601 Articulating Motor Grader is a mighty machine in a mini package. It has an overall length of 16 ft 9 in. and a width of 5 ft 8 in. It is powered by a 49.5-hp Kubota diesel that pushes an 8-ft×16-in. moldboard. It also comes with an optional loader system that has a universal quick-attach tool bar that will connect to any standard skid-steer attachment. This motor grader has 40° front-wheel power steering that articulates 20° left or right from center. Plus, the machine features a four-wheel-hydrostatic drive system and a 24-in.-wide scarifier with four teeth.