Mini tractor launched by Greaves Cotton priced from Rs 2 lakhs
Greaves Cotton Ustad will be offered in 11 and 12 hp range and will be ideally suited for a land holding of size 3 to 5 acres. This entry level mini tractor will possess a Greaves G600 WII engine which is highly fuel efficient with consumption of diesel at just 1 liter per hour.
The four stroke direct injection single cylinder engine offers a maximum torque of 32 Nm. The engine is emission compliant and is easy to service. It will also aid Indian farmers where a number of other farming functions are concerned, which include hauling, cultivation facilities, seed drill, as a rotavator and for spraying of pesticides on plants. Greaves Ustad mini-tractor comes in with an advanced ergonomic design offering farmers with a comfortable riding experience with advanced features, while fuel efficiency is one of its major attributes.
Greaves Ustad features forward – reverse with eight forward and two reverse gears, completely sealed water proof mechanical brakes and a pawl and ratchet type locking arrangement as a standard fitment. Ustad comes with a combination of synchromesh, constant and sliding mesh gear shifting with epicyclical planetary reduction gear that is suited for all agricultural operations and haulage.
Ustad presents a three point linkage allowing for attachment of various implements like plough, cultivator, and harrow seed drill and for movement of implements.
Speaking at the launch, Mr. Sunil Pahilajani, MD & CEO, said, “The launch of Greaves Ustad is a testimony of our continuous focus on new product development and innovation. It symbolizes our commitment of providing the farming community a value for money product backed by a strong after market support.”
“Our foray into the tractor segment completes the wide range of existing farm offerings. Greaves Ustad is a smart mini- tractor option available in the entry level 11 HP range. Farmers can now avail of a fuel efficient, easily maneuverable mini- tractor that can perform multi tasks. Fuel efficient features and advanced ergonomic design provide farmers a comfortable driving experience coupled with functional superiority”, said Mr. C.M. Ashok Muni, CEO, Farm Equipment Business. He added, “Our endevour is to provide agricultural products that suit the Indian soil condition and crop pattern. The newly launched Greaves Power Weeder and Paddy Weeder have received a positive response in the market. We are confident that Ustad will also help in further improving the lives of farmers through mechanized farming.”