Hay and silage contrator Joe Macfarlane has new additions to his arsenal this season.
Five models, from 135hp to 180hp, all benefit from Engine Power Management (EPM). This boosts power by up to 20hp, which at 200hp makes the MF 6700 S the most powerful four-cylinder tractor in the world.
Thanks to an advanced maintenance-free, ‘all-in-one’ after-treatment system the engines comply with the latest Stage V regulations.
The only change required to meet the stricter requirements is a new soot catalyst that forms part of a system. This is externally mounted, helping to retain the good visibility over the slim, narrow bonnet.
Longer service intervals of 600 hours for the engine and 1800 hours for the transmission are said to reduce overall running costs.
Transmission choices for the MF 6700 S Stage V models is either the Dyna-VT continuously variable transmission or the new Dyna-6 Super-Eco.
This latest version of the well-regarded semi-powershift enables the tractors to achieve road speeds of up to 40km/hr at just 1500rpm, saving a lot of fuel.
For optimum control, the Dyna-VT can be set to any forward speed at any engine rpm to maximise productivity. The latest Super Eco version reduces fuel consumption by reaching 40km/hr road speed at just 1450rpm.
MF’s Datatronic 5, 9-inch touch-screen terminal is standard in the Exclusive specification and an option on the Efficient models.
The ISOBUS compatible terminal offers tablet-style operation and provides full tractor and implement control. This can also be upgraded into a precision farming suite to include the MF Guide to MF Section Control and MF Rate Control.
Alternatively, the Fieldstar 5 option is available on Essential and Efficient specification tractors.
This uses the same intuitive touch-screen terminal to achieve ISOBUS compatibility and it can handle the complete MF Technologies suite.