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New 2R models introduced for updated compact tractor range

 The new 2032R is the most powerful of the new 2R series with 31hp

John Deeres updated 2R Series smallchassis compact tractors replace the previous 2020 Series and, along withtheir new model numbering, now feature a reverse implement option (RIO).

Adopted from the John Deere lawn tractor range, this new functionis an extra standard safety feature that allows the operator to mow whenreversing if necessary, but only by depressing the RIO button before shiftinginto reverse gear.

The 2025R, 2027R and 2032R all have 4wd and replace the 2320, 2520and 2720 models. Power is provided byYanmar 3-cylinder diesel engines developing 24, 27 and 31hp respectively.These Stage 3a engines generate lower emissions whileproviding more power, increased torque and lower fuel consumption reports the manufacturer.

The two-range, two-pedal hydrostatic transmissionhas a maximum forward speed of 14mph (22kph). The tractors are also equippedwith hydrostatic power steering, plus cruise control on the two larger models.A two-post folding ROPS is supplied as standard, while the optional deluxe cabhas a low noise rating of 85dB(A) at the drivers ear.

For extra versatility, a front hitch and PTO areavailable in addition to the standard mid-mounted PTO, and are compatible withJohn Deeres new H130 front loader, which replaces the 200CX model. The loaderdesign allows fast attachment of 4-in-1 buckets, pallet forks, blades and arange of other implements.

Maximum lift capacity at the Cat 1 three-pointhitch is 650kg. Service and maintenance are made easy by the tractors flip-uphood, and there is a choice of turf or industrial all-purpose tyres. Base listprices start at 13,220.


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