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Tractor test

In December 2016

Case IH Magnum 380 CVX

Hot on the considerable heels of the Claas Xerion 4000 (see page 12 of this issue) we put Case IH’s Magnum 380 CVX through the profi tractor test. Also packing around 400hp, it was an interesting contrast — between the ‘systems’ Claas and more conventional Case.

Practical test

In December 2016

Kverneland U-drill seeder

With the Väderstad Rapid/Spirit and Horsch Pronto/Sprinter firmly in its sights, the Kverneland U-drill now looks ready to mount a meaningful challenge. Our test team operated KV’s MSC replacement for a full season.

Driving impression

In December 2016

Grégoire Besson Normandie compact disc harrow

Perhaps best known for its ploughs and heavier cultivation kit such as the ubiquitous Discordon, French maker Grégoire Besson is now raising its game in the compact disc market — with the Normandie.


In December 2016

Small engine servicing — part III

So far we’ve covered the basics of small petrol engine servicing and also looked at common ignition faults. Which just leaves that most vital of motor ingredients, the fuel.


In December 2016

Toyota Hilux vs Ford Ranger

Most of the pick-up manufacturers have been busy updating their products over the past two years in an attempt to grab more of what remains a popular market sector. Toyota’s Hilux and the Ford Ranger are fine examples of the doublecab breed.

Last updated: 26.10.2016
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