All articles about 301-400hp

For arable farming tillage, cultivating, crop residue management and drilling, the 300-400hp tractor offers the best solutions. Read reviews and tests of the machines in this range.

Advice and tips

MACHINERY

Tips for buying a 350hp Cat Challenger C-series on a budget

Shopping for a 350hp tractor with less than £30,000 in your back pocket brings up precious few options in the UK. But if you keep your eyes peeled you might…

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Case studies

301-400HP

£100k retrofit track kit saves the season for Durham grower

Last winter's rank weather conditions saw arable farmers resort to all manner of extreme measures to get a crop in the ground, and for one Durham grower it meant shelling…

TRACTORS

Why two growers opted for an 11-year-old Challenger tractor

When Oxfordshire farmers Alan and Richard Smith more than doubled their farming area two years ago they opted for an 11-year-old Challenger tractor to handle all cultivation and drilling duties…

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News

301-400HP

Deere strengthens 7-series with new flagship 7350R

Contractors looking for greater horsepower from a modestly-sized package now have John Deere’s latest 7350R tractor to think about, as the new model tops out at a whopping 388hp. The…

TRACTORS

Video: Rare articulated John Deere 8850 goes up for sale

A rare articulated John Deere tractor from the mid-1980s has been put up for auction by a Shropshire farm, with a starting bid of £20,000. The 1985 model 8850 is…

TRACTORS

Case-IH launches tech-loaded Magnum

Pictures leaked online ahead of the World Ag Expo in California and the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky, had tractor nuts frantically searching for more details on what…

TRACTORS

Fresh cab and extra tech for New Holland’s Genesis tractors

New Holland has launched a rebranded T8 series tractors with new Genesis styling, following five years of customer research and feedback on its current cabs. As with its sister brand…

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Test and reviews

TRACTORS

Video: John Deere four-track 8RX – an alternative to wheels?

Since its launch at Germany’s Agritechnica show in November, the web has been awash with pictures and videos of John Deere’s shiny new 8RX tracked tractor range. The hype has…

TRACTORS

Video: 400hp reverse-drive Valtra S-series on test

Valtra has finally let its heavyweight S-series loose on the 400hp tractor scene and, armed with lorry loads of torque, a proven driveline and a redesigned cab, promises to unsettle…

MACHINERY

7 versatile 300hp arable tractor newcomers

Three hundred horsepower to pull a trailer? That sounds excessive, but it is one of the roles envisaged for a new breed of powerful tractors that makers say are not…

MACHINERY

On test: 9-series takes Deutz tractors over 300hp

Deutz-Fahr is a tractor builder on a mission. It has followed up the launch of its 6- and 7-series CVTs with another tractor range that pushes the company’s boundaries well…

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Video

TRACTORS

Video: John Deere four-track 8RX – an alternative to wheels?

Since its launch at Germany’s Agritechnica show in November, the web has been awash with pictures and videos of John Deere’s shiny new 8RX tracked tractor range. The hype has…

TRACTORS

Video: Rare articulated John Deere 8850 goes up for sale

A rare articulated John Deere tractor from the mid-1980s has been put up for auction by a Shropshire farm, with a starting bid of £20,000. The 1985 model 8850 is…

TRACTORS

Video: 400hp reverse-drive Valtra S-series on test

Valtra has finally let its heavyweight S-series loose on the 400hp tractor scene and, armed with lorry loads of torque, a proven driveline and a redesigned cab, promises to unsettle…

MACHINERY

Video: John Deere e23 tractor v Autopowr

John Deere’s high-horsepower tractors have been hankering after a new powershift transmission for years and at last it’s here. Nick Fone and Oliver Mark find out if it is any…

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