The Fendt 1000 Vario already won 5 prizes and awards in different categories at the Agritechnica. Afterwards it was shown at further international exhibitions, where it also received awards. It won a total of 11 awards in five different European countries, both for its well thought-out overall design concept as well as its special new technical features, such as the Fendt VarioDrive drive train. In addition to the awards for technical innovations, the Fendt 1000 Vario also won design awards. In Munich, the Fendt 1000 Vario received the internationally renowned iF DESIGN AWARD Gold for its “well thought-out design”. With the Red Dot Award for Product Design, it received another design award, primarily for it successful integration of function and an expressive design.
Delivery of Fendt 1000 Vario to customers begins
Delivery of the Fendt 1000 Vario to customers will begin now in September. The first customers were able to test the Fendt 1000 Vario live in advance on its tour through Europe. Some 170 units will be produced in Marktoberdorf until the end of the year. The Fendt 1000 Vario distinguishes itself from other products in the 500-hp power class through its lower weight combined with extremely flexible ballasting. It is available with four different power specifications from 380 hp to 500 hp.
International success – Awards and medals
Challenger yellow or Fendt Nature Green – The Fendt 1000 Vario in the USA
For the first time in the 85-year history of the company, a tractor model for a different brand will be produced in Marktoberdorf. In addition to the Fendt series, models for the AGCO brand Challenger will also be produced for the US market, depending on the distribution network. The Fendt 1000 Vario in Fendt Nature Green was presented to North American farmers for the first time at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville (Kentucky), the largest indoor show for agricultural machinery in the USA, on the 10th of February. A track width of 60 inches was specially developed for row crop operations on the North American and Australian markets. The American version has rear linkage with a quick-hitch frame or swinging drawbar. In South America, the Fendt 1000 Vario was shown for the first time at the most important agricultural equipment trade fair in Brazil. The model was presented in new Fendt Nature Green at both trade fairs. The model from Challenger was presented to the public for the first time at the “Farm Progress Show”, which was held from August 30th to September 1st in Boone, Iowa.