Kirovets

Kirovets gets up to speed with 600hp and CVT

Kirovets gets up to speed with 600hp and CVT

Kirovets, the Russian gun tractor originally designed to haul artillery over the Steppes, has happily adapted to civilian life since...

June 11, 2021

Video: ‘We’d been using her for other jobs, but this is real work’

Video: ‘We’d been using her for other jobs, but this is real work’

AgriLand paid a visit to Sandycove, Ballinspittle, Co. Cork, last month to sample the atmosphere at the De Courcey Harvest...

September 11, 2019

Video: Why did this mighty Russian machine migrate to west Cork?

Video: Why did this mighty Russian machine migrate to west Cork?

AgriLand was certainly curious to find out more about a Russian-built Kirovets K-424 that arrived in west Cork at the start...

March 1, 2019

Kirovets built 2,400 tractors last year. How did 1 end up in Ireland?

Kirovets built 2,400 tractors last year. How did 1 end up in Ireland?

Kirovets claims to have built 2,400 agricultural and industrial tractors at its factory in St. Petersburg (Russia) last year. The company...

February 19, 2019

First of its kind? Russian-built oddity lands…in west Cork

First of its kind? Russian-built oddity lands…in west Cork

Well-known champion plough-man Liam O’Driscoll – from Co. Cork – has just taken delivery of one of Ireland’s most unusual...

January 14, 2019

Classic corner: Is this ‘crusty’ Kirovets the real ‘beast from the east’?

Classic corner: Is this ‘crusty’ Kirovets the real ‘beast from the east’?

Amazone recently invited over 6,000 guests from around the world to its base at Hasbergan-Gaste in the west of Germany....

June 18, 2018

Who said that articulated tractors are a thing of the past?

Who said that articulated tractors are a thing of the past?

Kirovets – a Russian brand of tractors – was among a plethora of ‘foreign’ manufacturers at the recent Agritechnica show. The...

November 20, 2017