Tractors that never made production


Always fancied one of those valtra XM's, like a T series that articulated in the middle, very good concept

Seen one of these on a pit at a silage Demo. Thought they were a good thing tbh.



All our later IHs had the conventional TAs fitted, but for some reason the set up they used on the little 434 was a bit of a disaster. I remember it had a big Tecalemit filter assembly under the dash and it used to get very hot. I think they changed it by the time the 674s and the like came out although even that system had its failings. :)
We had a 674 with T/A and it was one of the first things that failed on it.

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Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine

JCB has launched new Fastrac 4000 and 8000 Series tractors with an all-new electronics infrastructure which is claimed to deliver higher levels of performance. According to JCB, the new Fastrac iCon operator environment has three key features: iConfigure – creating a bespoke control experience for every operator iConnect – integrating advanced precision agriculture technology iControl – redefining operation through new driveline software The 175hp to 348hp (133kW to 260kW) Fastracs feature the new iCon armrest console and touch-screen display to provide flexibility in operator allocation and operator information, as well as a new transmission control strategy to enhance operator comfort and powertrain efficiency, says the manufacturer...