The winners of the latest Tractor of the Year Awards 2021 have been revealed.
After a “long and depth” analysis, the judging panel selected Massey Ferguson 8S.265 as Tractor of the Year 2021.
“This is a full new tractor, new style, new and innovative transmission, new cooling system, new hydraulic system, new and silent cab.”
“Last but not least, a full new package of technology. And the engine is… a captive one! AGCO Power HD74, 6 cylinders in line diesel engine, 7.365 litres displacement, 195 kW @ 1850 rpm, 1200 Nm @ 1280 rpm.”
Secondly, Valtra G 135 Versu, which is “easy to manoeuvre and versatile” was selected Best Utility 2021.
Best of Specialised
Thirdly, the judging panel chose Fendt V Vario 211 as the winner of this award. With a full new cab, the tractor manufacturer has improved the working environment for the driver.
“The Dynamic Performance extends the power range. The extra power (10 hp) is controlled and released automatically according to the working needs. High-quality, reliable tractor with a very efficient transmission.”
Lastly, the winner of Sustainable TOTY has been chosen among all the finalists of all the Toty’s categories.
“With Claas 960 Axion, thanks to Cemos system, it is a big step towards a more sustainable farming has been done. All the technology available on this tractor is easy to use as never before.”
“The optimization of all the technology all the electronics, last but not least the optimization of tyre pressure, allows to this tractor a remarkable fuel saving and a much more efficient performance on field and in any working condition.”
Tractor of the Year
This is an international award that yearly, a group of independent journalists specialising in agricultural mechanisation, select the best tractor in the European market.
26 media publications are involved in the judging process. The Tractor of the Year award was born in 1998 from an idea of an Italian magazine.