Machinery

Deere launches Gator petrol-powered 4wd farm buggy

Saturday 13 October 2012 06:00

Fed up with noisy, sluggish diesel farm buggies? Deere's latest 4wd petrol-powered Gator XUV550 claims to be lighter and more nimble than many existing models.

A 16hp 570cc V-twin petrol engine is said to give brisk acceleration up to a top speed of 28mph, the transmission is CVT, brakes are all-round hydraulic discs and ground clearance is 262mm. The cargo box carries up to 181kg and the vehicle can towing capacity is 499kg. Cost is £6,856.

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