Driving impression| 09/2011
Having been on the market for nearly 20 years, the various
generation 6000-series tractors have done John Deere proud....
Engine, hydraulics, three point linkage and cab
are clearly improved, the transmission is partly
better, partly worse,...
Manitou’s MLT 526 telescopic loader was developed
for use in agriculture and the construction
industry. Over a...
When Ford and Fiatagri came together to form
New Holland the new management promised to
update all its product ranges....
Without a doubt, the John Deere 8000 range is
part of the new generation of high power tractors
which include great...
The new, smaller JCB Fastrac 1115 is not, as
rumour had it, totally different from all other
Fastracs. The smaller...
For the 1994 harvest season, Claas developed a
new generation of self-propelled forage
harvesters. With engine power...
The Taarup mower/auto-swather has attracted
much interest from farmers and contractors
looking to increase swath size...
Not only is its name unconventional, the Xylon is
altogether a different tractor. At first glance it
seems to be...
When developing new telescopic loaders engineers
are looking to make the machines lower, narrower
and shorter while...
Potato growers planting four rows in a single pass
should take a long, hard look at this trailed
machine. This is one...
While not the latest model, John Deere’s 1360 3m
working width, trailed mower conditioner with
swather unit, proved...
“No experiments”. That could have been the motto
for the engineers that designed the Amazone
The new MF 8100 range, the successor models
to the 3600 series, revealed some real
improvements in our latest tractor...
During last year’s oilseed rape harvest we took
a seat in the new Case Axial-Flow 2188 combine
to find out what is...
Power harrow/drill combinations are seen by
many as a good way of establishing crops as
well as cutting out one pass....
Introduced in to the UK this spring, the Terratine
7/450 hydraulic folding seedbed tine and roller
Few reserves, no constant power and high fuel
consumption – the Valmet 8100 engine did not do
well in a comparative...
Rumours that Case was to introduce a range of
Steyr-built small tractors were confirmed at the
end of last year with...
The Claas Xerion is yet to go on sale and into full
scale production. But we had the chance to drive
one in Holland....
In this preliminary test we focus on some changes
to the Krone Big Pack baler that have been made
since our testers...
The 265kW/360hp John Deere 6810 forage
harvester is the second largest in the company’s
6000 series self-propelled...
Same Silver tractors with 80hp, 90hp and 100hp
engines come with a versatile gearbox,
well-engineered running gear and...
On the Continent, Swedish front-end loader maker,
Ålö-Maskiner, advertises its machines with the
ditty: “A tractor...