18 November 2022, 09:23
Preview of new Puma 260 CVXDrive flagship / Farmall A and Farmall C series developments / New Quantum Stage V line-up / Added value telemetry services for AFS Connect™ tractors and combines
Agraria’s focus this year is on technology and Case IH will showing leading examples for every kind of farm, with multiple new machines and advanced services on their Stand 40 in Hall 20. The largest Austrian trade fair for agriculture and forestry, Agraria takes place at Messe Wels from 23 – 26 November.
Preview of Puma 260 CVXDrive flagship
Visitors will have the chance to see a preview of the new Puma 260 CVXDrive. The most powerful Puma ever, it has a larger super-quiet cab with a new operating armrest including configurable controls and AFS Pro 1200 touchscreen terminal, through which operators can not only make settings and record data, but also - via AFS Connect™ telematics - run instant data transfer between tractor and the MyCaseIH online portal, remote machine monitoring/support and more.
Debut of Axial-Flow® combine with Safeguard Connect
The Axial-Flow® 9250 combine on show will be equipped with Safeguard Connect, a new combination of added-value telemetry services to maximise uptime and efficiency. The technology encompasses all aspects of service support for 250 series combines and larger tractor models. Safeguard Connect, which complements AFS Connect telemetry, includes extended Safeguard warranty (according to market), pre-season inspection, dealer remote support, Max Service 24/7 back-up, AFS Connect subscription and full operator training.
Upgraded Farmall C
The new Farmall C ‘Selection’ 110 C - one of three models in the Selection range – is suitable for heavy loader and field work thanks to its Active Drive2™ transmission with four gears in each of three ranges plus powershuttle, and eight optional creep speeds. Its new six-pillar cab has a flat floor, 5.2m2 of glass and air-conditioning as standard.
Farmall A tractors improved for Stage V
With FPT F5 four-cylinder engines with four valves per cylinder, the new manoeuvrable Farmall 90 A features a 12F/12R transmission that provides maximum 40kph travel. Its new four-pillar air-conditioned cab is also more spacious, with noise levels cut to 77dB. The smaller Farmall 65 A will also be on show.
Quantum range extended and enhanced
Super compact for orchards and vineyards, the new five-model Stage V Quantum V/F series goes from the 74hp (rated) Quantum 80 up to the new 120hp Quantum 120 on show at Agraria, with FPT F5C four-cylinder engines and standard 4wd. It has category 4 filtration for the flat deck cab, while its ActiveDrive2 32F/16R transmission can be supplemented with eight optional creep speeds down to 0.17kph.
Case IH will also be exhibiting the mid-range all-rounder Maxxum 150 CVXDrive, the high power-to-weight Optum 300 CVXDrive and the robust RB 344 baler.
“Farming doesn’t stand still, and neither does Case IH,” says Christian Huber, Managing Director CNH Industrial Österreich GmbH & Vice President Global Tractor Product Management Case IH. “We have top new tractor technology for every farmer, from the Quantum tractors for fruit and vine growers, through the Farmall and Maxxum ranges for livestock and mixed farms to the powerful arable Puma and Optum tractors. Meanwhile our AFS Connect data management and Safeguard Connect systems give farmers the management solutions to boost efficiency, improve productivity and push back against input costs.”
Source: CNH Industrial N.V.; CASE IH