The world’s third largest tractor manufacturer and second largest in India, TAFE – Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited,will unveil its all-new Massey Ferguson (MF) ‘SMART’ series of tractors.
Adapting to the evolving needs of its discerning customers this range of versatile and highly productive tractors in the 30-60hp segment uses superior and futuristic technology and features international styling and ergonomics, that is world class.
TAFE’snew MF ‘SMART’series engineered with inputs from farmers,comes with a new range of transmission options that promises adaptability to any application or usage ensuring increased productivity with operator comfort. Some of the highlights of this range include TAFE’s signature transmissions, 12 speed RototracTM, 16 speed Super ShuttleTM and 16 speed Comfimesh TM. These tractors come equipped with a superior HAVTM Dual clutch,suitable for extensive heavy duty applications like loader, dozer and for haulageand harvesting. The new FST engines with the matching transmissions,carry forward the Massey Ferguson legacy of high performance with super economy.
The Massey Ferguson brand is recognized globally for its hydraulics, and the SMART series is further upgraded to offer unmatched hydraulic capacity through its unique COMBI-BOOST system, for quick lifting of heavy load.
The eSMART HYDRAULICSTM,uses precision electro-hydraulics to deliver better yield, productivity and operating cost.The DTRBPTO boosts farm power and makes it suitable for Powervator and all PTO applications. The flex-links ensure SMART hitching and unhitching of equipment, adding to the overall ease of use and delightful experience of operating the tractor. Customized hitch rails and oil-pipe kits for tipping trolleys as factory-fits make this an ideal tractor for haulage applications.
The MDSSTM brakes with FricpadTM offers SMART braking enhancing fuel economy and brake-life. The technology enabled SMART key electronically Leads, Locates and Locks the tractor – all at the finger tip of the operator, remotely. The new operator station offers SMART international styling and unmatched operator ergonomics.
The new SMART range is equipped with both, 2Wheel Drive (2WD) and 4Wheel Drive(4WD) variants across the range with G4–4WD and T5–2WD, axle options. The range also includes tractors with a choice of manual and power steering with the Tonner axle that offers a larger wheel base for increased traction and stability.
With an annual sale of over 150,000 tractors; TAFE is one of the leading exporters of tractors from India with a turnover in excess of Rs 93billion. TAFE manufactures a range of tractors in the sub 100 HP segment in both the air-cooled and water-cooled platforms and markets them under its three iconic brands – Massey Ferguson, TAFE and Eicher. Apart from India, its products have found acceptance in over 85 countries across the world, including developed countries in Europe and the Americas.