Massey Ferguson® Adds to Compact Tractor Line

Massey FergusonDULUTH, GA –March 30, 2006 (AgNewsWire) —Massey Ferguson has expanded its line-up of compact tractors with the new Massey Ferguson 1560, a 59.1 rated engine hp tractor with expanded work capabilities. The 1560 features a larger chassis, heavier rear end and expanded 3-point hitch capacities. “The new 1560 gives buyers increased job capabilities, with more horsepower than any other compact tractor on the market,” says Stephen Barcuch, marketing manager for Massey Ferguson compact tractors. “The 1560’s compact design makes it one of the most versatile, hard-working compact tractors available today.”
The 1560 is available in 4WD platform and 4WD factory-installed cab configurations. The 4WD platform version comes with Massey Ferguson’s 12×12 power shuttle transmission, with factory installed joystick and mid-mount couplers. Cab models come with a choice of 12×12 power shuttle transmission or Massey Ferguson’s exclusive DynaQPS™ (4 speed clutchless shift) transmission, with 12 forward and 12 reverse speeds. Both transmission options feature multi-disc wet clutch operation for longer life under heavy use conditions. Both cab options come with 2 hydraulic rear remotes, factory installed joystick and mid couplers. (Full Release)