September 28, 2010

Bobcat recently introduced a three-model range of compact tractors: the CT120, CT225 and CT230, and promises to add six more models to the line during 2008. These new machines feature hydrostatic drive (two-speed on the CT120, three-speed on the CT225 and CT230) and front-wheel assist to provide four-wheel drive in rough going. Horsepower ratings in these diesel-powered tractors are, respectively, 20, 27 and 30; and operating weights are 2,055, 3,021 and 3,056 pounds. Each tractor is equipped with a three-point hitch at the rear, and the hitch on the two larger models features telescopic lower link ends, telescopic stabilizers, and crank-type tie rod. All models also are equipped with a shielded rear PTO (540 rpm), and a mid-PTO (2,000 rpm) is optional. Implements available for the new compact tractors include a front-end loader, backhoe, auger, box blade and tine rake.