Machines that have significance for the international agricultural equipment market are honoured with the “Grand Prix”. An international jury of five selected 59 submissions from nearly one hundred. Of these, 13 received the Grand Prix this year.
Grand Prix TECHAGRO 2016
“The Fendt 1000 Vario tractor represents the class of the most powerful universal wheeled tractors. With this machine, Fendt opens a completely new power segment of classic wheeled tractors with a power output of up to 500 hp. The Fendt 1000 Vario is the first tractor with a design based on a low-speed engine – the Fendt iD low engine speed concept and the innovative Fendt VarioDrive.”
“We are pleased that the Fendt 1000 Vario was able to convince the experts,” says Peter Mikulas, General Director of the Czech Fendt Sales Partners Agromex s.r.o. “We are looking forward to the first field operations of the world’s biggest standard tractor. In April, the first machine will be found in operation on our fields.”
People’s Choice Award: Fendt 1000 Vario is also “Tractor of the Year” in the Czech Republic”
The readers of the Czech agricultural journal “Zemědělský týdeník” were able to cast their vote for the choice of the ”Tractor of the Year”. The farmers, operators and agricultural equipment fans clearly chose the Fendt 1000 Vario as their favourite.
Silver medal for the modular tank system on the Fendt Katana 65
Additionally, a commission of four journalists from the weekly newspaper “Zemědělský týdeník” also gave the modular tank system on the Fendt Katana 65 a silver medal. The new modular and robust plastic construction saves weight. Customers can choose between a 1225-l diesel tank with 205-l DEF tank or 1010-l diesel, 205-l DEF and 215-l water or additive tank.
Agricultural journalists choose the Fendt 1000 Vario
And the Fendt 1000 Vario garnered the third award. The “Zemědělec” trade journal chose the Fendt 1000 Vario as the “Machine with a very wide range of applications for agricultural production”.
About the TECHAGRO 2016 trade fair
The TECHAGRO is held on the grounds of the Brno Exhibition Centre. In addition to the exhibition halls, it also covers green spaces, parking areas and a temporary hall with 5000 m² of extra space.
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