McHale to bring latest Forterra to Millstreet show

The latest Zetor Forterra 140HSX, the best-equipped and most powerful model in their range, will be the featured exhibit on the McHale Plant Sales stand at the forthcoming 2014 Spring Farm Machinery Show in Millstreet.

According to Zetor the Forterra HSX is equipped with the very latest technology: The latest Power Shuttle generation, new five-speed gearbox with three-stage multiplier, also more powerful hydraulic system, HitchtTonic three-point hitch controls, LCD display, longer wheel base for better tractor stability, new seat and more. This is the ultimate package of performance, endurance and total cost of ownership from Zetor.

The new five-speed gearbox with a three-stage torque multiplier and power shuttle offers 30 speeds forward and 30 reverse, as well as automatic shifting of the torque multiplier. New gear shift controls make gear shifting easier.

In the cab an LCD-display instrument panel with information content for an operator and a CAN protocol electronics for easy serviceability. A safety switch in the driver’s seat for the operator’s safety.

In terms on engine spec the Forterra HSX tractors are equipped with 16-valve engines known for high torque (torque backup more than 36 %) and extremely low fuel consumption. Zetor says the new 225 litre fuel tank is sufficient for all day work.

Two auxiliary cylinders of the hydraulic system ensure uniform load distribution on the tractor and lifting force up to 70 kN. Forterra HSX models are equipped with the very latest technology of the automatic HitchTronic three-point suspension control.

Other units showing on their stand H252 will be a Merlo P34.7 telehandler and a Komatsu PC26MR-6 Mini Excavator fitted with a Komatsu Rockbreaker attachment.

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