Tractors at EIMA: prestigious brands and «top» models
The 44th edition of the international agricultural machinery exhibition, held in Bologna from 19 to 23 October, will showcase the latest products and ranges from the major brands. From high-powered models for open field operations to specialised models for vineyards and orchards and those for multifunctional activities, the Bologna exhibition offers high-tech solutions for all types of agriculture.
The EIMA international exhibition – dedicated to machinery and equipment for agriculture and gardening, held in Bologna from 19 to 23 October – marks the debut on the trade fair scene of many important innovations. Leading companies in the agro-mechanical sector will finally present their new ranges live, after the long period of suspension of trade fair events due to the health emergency. In the tractor sector there are many new products «on show»: prestigious manufacturers with a global reach such as the Argo Tractors Group (with the Landini, McCormick and Valpadana brands), New Holland and John Deere (the latter represented by the dealer Agribertocchi), and famous brands for specialised tractors such as Antonio Carraro and the BCS Group (including the BCS, Ferrari and Pasquali brands) are present with top models and premieres.
The Argo Group will be presenting new products for all its brands, and as far as the Landini brand in particular is concerned, it will be on stage with the new REX4 Stage V and the new MISTRAL2, specific ranges for vineyards and specialised crops, and the SERIE 5, which stands out for its efficiency and comfort in the utility segment; also on show, the REX4 ELECTRA – Evolving Hybrid -, winner of the 2021 Technical Innovation Competition, in a world premiere. John Deere’s flagship models will include the new-generation 8RX 370 crawler tractor, suitable for working on steep slopes, and in the medium power segment, the 6120M model, particularly suited to livestock farms.
New Holland is present in all power brackets, showing among others the BOOMER 45 and 55 stage V models in the 60 hp segment, and the new T7 Heavy Duty, exhibited for the first time at a trade fair, as well as the T6 Methane Power, the world’s first standard-equipped natural gas tractor. The Antonio Carraro range includes the new TORA series, including the SRX 5800/6800 model, winner of the 2021 Technical Innovation Award, the INFINITY series, including the SR7600 articulated reversible tractor, and the TONY series with the latest TONY 8900 TTR and TONY V 8700 models, with oscillating front axle chassis. The BCS group will be showcasing the new ISO 35, ISO 60 and ISO 85 series isodiametric models, the new ISO 70 range including the Dualsteer version, winner of the 2021 Technical Innovation Award, as well as the models of the SDT series with differentiated wheels and cantilever engine. The new technical solutions are offered within both the BCS, Ferrari and Pasquali ranges.
Top models are also taking part in the international Tractor of the Year competition promoted by Trattori magazine, which will have a dedicated open-air area at EIMA, where they can be paraded before the public. The finalists – fourteen in all, produced by eleven brands – for the «Tractor of the Year» category are the Case IH Optum 300 Cvx Afs Connect, the John Deere 7R 350 AutoPowr, the Massey Ferguson 8S.305 Dyna-VT, the New Holland T6.180 Methane Power and the Valtra T235 Direct. The second category is «Best Utility», with Claas Arion 470, John Deere 6120M AutoPowr, Landini 5-120 Dynamic, Massey Ferguson 5S 145 Dyna-6 and Valtra A115 Hitech 4 as finalists.
The third category, «Best of Specialized», features Antonio Carraro SRX 5800, Carraro Tractors Compact VLB 75, Ferrari Vega 85 DUALSTEER and REFORM Metrac H75 pro. The award ceremony for the winning models will be held on the morning of 19 October, the first day of EIMA International 2021.