John Deere showcased two 9600i foragers. The scale and new design features meant they attracted a lot of attention at the show.
The 9600i model is powered by a 625hp, 13.5-litre six-cylinder John Deere PSX engine, while the three larger models in the range are powered by a V12 Liebherr engine.
The 9600i model is powered by a 625hp, 13.5-litre six-cylinder John Deere PSX engine
The new forager range has a reinforced drivetrain and an improved mainframe.
The machines are also fitted with a larger crop channel with a width of 850mm, allowing them to handle a higher throughput.
The harvester is equipped with John Deere’s fully automatic ProDrive transmission.
The machine comes with a choice of 40, 48, 56 or 64 knives. It has a fuel tank capacity of 1,100 litres.
The machine comes with a choice of 40, 48, 56, or 64 knives.
The new 9000 Series foragers feature the latest forage harvesting technology.
According to John Deere, the new series will provide customers with 10% more productivity while consuming 10% less fuel, in comparison to John Deere’s current higher-spec machines.