Last week we mentioned the new Deutz-Fahr 7 series, this week we follow up with the brand new 6 series.

Deutz-Fahr developed the new 6 Series with universal appeal in mind.

The series launched with 12 models ranging from 156 to 226 horse power.

They are becoming available in two platform variants, three transmission types, two cabin configurations with varying comfort levels, and various other feature options.

The most distinctive feature of the new 6 Series is the transmission concept.

The new 6 Series Powershift models offer a manual transmission with five mechanical gear speeds plus six Powershift steps forward, and three reverse.

However, the RCshift models feature a fully automatic transmission with five robotised gear speeds, plus six Powershift steps forward and three reverse.

The highest level of gear shifting comfort is offered by the reliable and proven stepless transmission in the TTV models.

Their speed range extends from 0.2 to 40 or 50 km/hour, and they now feature new software to enable more efficient driving.

All transmission types will reach 40 or 50 km/h maximum speed at reduced engine speeds, thus saving on fuel.

All transmissions are easy to operate, simple to programme, and easy to monitor via the on-board displays.

What is unique about the new 6 Series is that farmers and contractors can choose the level of gear shift technology they want.

The hydraulic technology of the new series was previously only available in a higher horse power performance class. Similar to the 7 Series, there are up to five hydraulic valves in the rear and two in the front, with all hydraulic valves controlled proportionally.

The position-controlled front lift with up to 5,480 kg lifting capacity, and the ISOBUS plug in the front, are also new. The rear lifting capacity goes up to 10,000 kg.

The optional LS hydraulic pumps deliver up to 170 litres/minute.

The new front axle supports maximum stability during heavy draft operations.

The innovative anti-dive system ensures stability and safety during transport.

The 6 Series is the only standard tractor that is fitted with high performance dry disc brakes on the front axle (6205 and 6215 TTV).

In combination with the Booster brake system, this guarantees maximum braking performance with the lightest pedal pressure.

The new 6 Series, like the 7 series, also benefits from a style developed and refined in collaboration with Italdesign Giugiaro.

The sweeping and decisive lines give the tractor a muscular and stylish look.

Deutz-Fahr describe it as an aggressive yet user-friendly design which has become the hallmark of the latest tractor developments.

Deutz-Fahr offers an optional 40,000 Lumen LED package with up to 16 working headlights.

The new 6 Series can be factory-fitted with a unique central monitoring and control unit, the iMonitor 2.0 which has a screen size of up to 12inches.


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