Zetor

Cheffins latest sale features further Ford conversions

Cheffins latest sale features further Ford conversions

Ford based specialist tractors are always popular at auctions. At the last vintage and classic sale held by Cheffins, a...

July 21, 2021

Is the end nigh for Eastern Bloc tractors?

Is the end nigh for Eastern Bloc tractors?

Tractors manufactured in the old Eastern Bloc never enjoyed the ‘rosiest’ of reputations in the west. Often considered outdated and...

July 12, 2021

Zetor Major updated with cab choice and Stage V engine

Zetor Major updated with cab choice and Stage V engine

Zetor has updated its Major 80 model with an engine that now meets Stage V emission standards. The engine remains...

June 8, 2021

Zetor to ‘re-invigorate the brand’ at the National Ploughing Championships

Zetor to ‘re-invigorate the brand’ at the National Ploughing Championships

Zetor is reportedly planning a significant presence at next month’s National Ploughing Championships. It’s part of the manufacturer’s drive to...

August 15, 2019

Zetor: ‘New path, with new factory backing and reinvigorated dealer network’

Zetor: ‘New path, with new factory backing and reinvigorated dealer network’

Zetor has released a significant statement today (Saturday, June 1). It first appeared earlier this afternoon on the social media...

June 1, 2019

Zetor sales in 2018 totalled ‘just over 2,000 tractors per year’

Zetor sales in 2018 totalled ‘just over 2,000 tractors per year’

We recently reported that Zetor recorded a financial loss last year. It is now implementing a cost-reduction plan for this year...

May 28, 2019

Zetor records a loss in 2018 amidst ‘challenging’ market conditions

Zetor records a loss in 2018 amidst ‘challenging’ market conditions

As a result of “many circumstances”, Zetor recorded a financial loss last year (2018). It has implemented a cost-reduction plan...

March 6, 2019

Plans afoot: New Crystal…and new assurances from Zetor for Ireland

Plans afoot: New Crystal…and new assurances from Zetor for Ireland

Ireland had been an especially strong market for Zetor at one time. The old Crystal 8011, for example, has become...

January 16, 2019

Video: Restored Crystal points to when Zetor was ‘ahead of its time’

Video: Restored Crystal points to when Zetor was ‘ahead of its time’

AgriLand paid a visit to Nurney, Co. Kildare, to get a spin on a restored Zetor Crystal 8045 – a...

December 19, 2018

Watch: Zetor releases footage of new-era Crystal HD

Watch: Zetor releases footage of new-era Crystal HD

Back on August 23, we brought you news that Zetor had unveiled its latest Crystal model – half a century...

November 21, 2018

Polish ‘bear’ to dance with the Czechs?

Polish ‘bear’ to dance with the Czechs?

The future of Ursus (which means ‘bear’ in Polish) was brought into question recently when the Polish company issued a...

October 18, 2018

Pics: New-look 171hp Zetor Crystal breaks cover

Pics: New-look 171hp Zetor Crystal breaks cover

Back on August 15, we brought you news that Zetor would shortly unveil its latest Crystal model – half a...

August 23, 2018

New-look 171hp Zetor Crystal on the way

New-look 171hp Zetor Crystal on the way

According to Zetor, the Crystal is the tractor that made it famous “all over the world” 50 years ago. The...

August 15, 2018

3,000km in a 70-year-old Zetor

3,000km in a 70-year-old Zetor

Martin Havelka is something of a legend among Czech tractor fans. For three years he has been undertaking adventures in...

August 14, 2018

‘Mass production’ of newest Zetor design kicks off

‘Mass production’ of newest Zetor design kicks off

During recent days, the first Zetor Major tractors to feature a “new design” came off the production line at Brno (Czech...

July 24, 2018

Classic corner: Crisp, sharp-edged Crystal was ‘ahead of its time’

Classic corner: Crisp, sharp-edged Crystal was ‘ahead of its time’

Zetor has a long and proud history of engineering behind it. It was making diesel engines for aircraft before the...

July 21, 2018

Zetor hits the ‘highlands’ with its new-look workhorses

Zetor hits the ‘highlands’ with its new-look workhorses

Zetor brought eight tractors to the recent Royal Highland Show in Edinburgh, Scotland (June 21-24). Various models from the Proxima...

June 27, 2018

Over 20,000 Zetor Forterra tractors roll off the line in 20 years

Over 20,000 Zetor Forterra tractors roll off the line in 20 years

Zetor is celebrating a milestone of sorts; its Forterra tractor has now been around for  20 years. Since 1998, a...

April 27, 2018