New tractors from John Deere

JOHN Deere’s new 6R and 6M Series tractors will be featured for the first time at LAMMA’15, the UK’s largest farm machinery, equipment and agricultural services show taking place on January 21-22 at the East of England Showground, Peterborough. The tractors will be making their UK farming show debut following their European launch in the autumn. These latest John Deere machines have been designed to improve machine performance, uptime and operating costs for both arable and livestock farmers, as well as contractors. Spearheading the 6R Series midsize tractors from Mannheim, the six-cylinder 6215R large frame model features enhanced manoeuvrability, improved operator comfort and an industry leading extended service interval of 750 hours. The tractor is powered by a new 6.8-litre Stage IV compliant engine rated at 215hp (97f68 EC), with an extra 40hp boost for transport and pto work from the intelligent power management (IPM) system. Fuel efficiency of this new model can be enhanced by choosing either the established AutoPowr continuously variable transmission or the new, advanced double-clutch DirectDrive transmission. The new CommandARM – as seen on John Deere’s latest 7R and 8R Series tractors – features an electronic joystick and a Generation 4 CommandCenter display. In addition, this FarmSightready 6R Series tractor can be fitted with JDLink telematics as an option, to include remote display access (RDA) and wireless data transfer (WDT). The small frame 6105M is a new lower horsepower addition to the 6M Series standard tractor range from 115 to 170hp. This model has been designed as an entry level livestock tractor, with extra premium features compared to the 5M Series. It features a a full-frame design, Stage IIIB 4.5-litre four-cylinder PowerTech diesel-only engine, proven PowrQuad and AutoQuad Plus 40kph transmissions plus optional Triple Link Suspension (TLS) and iTEC Basic headland management system. The 6105R can also be optionally fitted with GreenStar and ISOBUS ready wiring to further improve productivity, and comes as standard with CESAR Datatag and i

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