2016-09-01Press release

Delivery of the Fendt 1000 Vario begins

The Fendt 1000 Vario will be delivered to customers beginning now in September. With its power range from 380 – 500 hp, it has been specifically designed as a powerful draft tractor for the global market. It has received various awards from the German as well as international trade press. The Fendt 1000 Vario won awards in six different European countries and was presented at international trade fairs, including ones in Brazil and the USA. It toured throughout Europe, so farmers had the opportunity to test the Fendt 1000 Vario live in operation. On the American market, it will not only be available in Fendt Nature Green, but also as a model from Challenger.

2016-09-01Press release

Delivery of the Fendt 1000 Vario begins

The Fendt 1000 Vario will be delivered to customers beginning now in September. With its power range from 380 – 500 hp, it has been specifically designed as a powerful draft tractor for the global market. It has received various awards from the German as well as international trade press. The Fendt 1000 Vario won awards in six different European countries and was presented at international trade fairs, including ones in Brazil and the USA. It toured throughout Europe, so farmers had the opportunity to test the Fendt 1000 Vario live in operation. On the American market, it will not only be available in Fendt Nature Green, but also as a model from Challenger.

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

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.

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 30 August to 1 September in Boone, Iowa. t.

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