Brno, December 12, 2016 – Zetor Tractors introduced a brand new model MAJOR HS 80. The new tractor extends the MAJOR range meeting the requests of the most demanding customers who are seeking more comfort and low operation costs in this category of tractors. Launch of the new MAJOR HS extended the total product offer of the ZETOR brand to 4 model ranges and 9 models.
The MAJOR model range was launched in 2013. It immediately became one of the most popular ranges among customers mainly due to its simple design, universal use, reliability, robustness and low operation costs.
The new MAJOR HS is powered by Deutz four-cylinder engine with a displacement of 2.9 litres and power of 76 hp. The core innovation of the tractor is the gearbox with 24 gears forward and 12 reverse. Four gears of the gearbox are supplemented with three groups and two-stage PowerShift. In addition, MAJOR HS is equipped with hydraulic PowerShuttle which allows the change of direction under load. The maximum speed of the new tractor is 40 kph, minimum speed is 0.5 kph. with six gears.
Tractor cabin offers sufficient space, with the new steering column, adjustable in two directions together with the steering wheel, new dashboard and new more comfortable seat with horizontal turning make the operation of the tractor much more comfortable. The controls in the cabin are located for operator efficiency. MAJOR HS is also equipped with passenger seat, more storage space and new dashboard which can be switched to display specific data.
MAJOR HS is equipped with turning front mudguards which made the turning radius much smaller, allowing very good manoeuvrability of the tractor, making the tractor ideal for operation in limited space for small and middle-sized farms or municipal service. The tractor is offered also with ZETOR SYSTEM front loaders.
“Larger fuel tank with the volume of 120 l allows the tractor to work for a longer time without breaks,” says Robert Todt. “The new MAJOR HS is a versatile assistant which can be used both in small and middle-sized farms in the area of animal breeding and plant growing, or in municipal service respectively. Our design is a reaction to the wishes and remarks of our customers. The tractor meets the requirements of the most demanding customers who are looking for comfortable solutions and tractor versatility,” Todt adds.
The new tractors are going to be offered to customers within the entire business network. Production of the tractors shall be launched after New Year. First tractors will be delivered to customers in the first quarter of 2017. The launch of the new MAJOR HS extended the total product offer of the ZETOR brand to 4 model ranges and 9 models.