Show report: Don’t miss these tractor highlights…for 2018
LAMMA 2018 opened its doors to the farming public on Wednesday (January 17).
It was also scheduled to take place yesterday (January 18). Alas, the second day of the event was cancelled due to severe, choppy winds and ensuing safety concerns.
We’ve already brought you just some of the
(i.e. Irish manufacturers) from the UK’s biggest farm machinery exhibition. Also, don’t forget to check out our Irish highlights from LAMMA 2018.
loaders and telehandlers report
Now, we turn our attention to
tractors – and there was no shortage of these at the show. In fact, most manufacturers had something new or noteworthy (not just for the UK but Ireland too) in their arsenals.
was there for Tim Scrivener AgriLand, capturing these shots from the Peterborough-based event.
It’s worth noting that this is LAMMA’s last year at its current location; the
2019 event will move to the NEC – an exhibition centre in Birmingham (England).
Click on a thumbnail in the gallery (below) to open up a
full-size image; once opened you can scroll sideways to see the next picture. Refer to each caption to see details of each machine.
McCormick’s second-generation X7 tractors were at LAMMA. The X7’s new P6-Drive transmission serves up two extra powershift steps
The 67hp TYM T654 is home to a Tier 4, four-cylinder Deutz engine, which is mated to a 24F 24R power-shuttle ‘box’
Kubota’s new M7002 series replaces the current M7001 range (130-170hp). These tractors are built in Kubota’s French factory
The new Landini Rex 4-100 F narrow orchard tractor was at LAMMA. It has 95hp; it can be configured down to a width of just 1.3m
John Deere took the wraps off its newly-designed (three-cylinder) 5E Series. The 5075E has 74.7hp on tap
Image source: Tim Scrivener
This Solis 60 was priced at £22,794 (including VAT) at the show. It comes with a hydraulic trailer braking valve and air-conditioning
The 246hp Deutz-Fahr 7250 TTV Warrior is a black-liveried ‘special-edition’ model. ‘Warrior’ specification includes a new LED lighting package, an ‘Evolution Active’ seat and automatic air-conditioning
ArmaTrac was in the mix at LAMMA 2018. Here in Ireland, these tractors are imported by Brogan Tractor Sales – based in Cloghan, Co. Offaly
The 126hp X6.55 is new from McCormick. The new (four-cylinder, three-model) X6 range slots in between the existing X5 and X6.4 Series
Case IH recently launched a new dual-clutch, eight-step semi powershift transmission for its Maxxum tractor range; it’s called ‘ActiveDrive 8’
Arbos was at LAMMA for the first time. Expect to hear more about this brand over the coming years
Fendt’s new 900 Vario MT and 1100 MT tracked tractor line-ups span the 380-646hp category. Their arrival marks the demise of the Challenger brand-name in Europe
Zetor’s Major 80 HS is home to a four-cylinder, 2.9L, 76hp engine. The 24F 24R gearbox has a two-stage torque multiplier (powershift) and an electro-hydraulic reverser (power-shuttle)
One of the most eye-catching tractors at LAMMA was this Austrian-built Lindner tractor. The Irish importer is Plant Systems (based in Balrothery, Co. Dublin)
Stay tuned to
AgriLand for in-depth coverage of ongoing tractor updates and news.