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Launches All New Swaraj 963 FE with 2WD & 4WD
Swaraj enters an all-new segment with its first ever tractor model in higher HP segment
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About Swaraj 963 FE:
March 7 2018, Mohali: Swaraj Tractors, a part of the USD 19 billion Mahindra Group, today launched an all new tractor platform in the high power category, ranging from 60 HP to 75 HP tractors. Tractors based on this platform will be introduced over a period of time, beginning with the launch of the Swaraj 963FE. The Swaraj 963FE will be available across Swaraj’s wide network of 875 dealers, at a starting price of Rs. 7.40 lacs ex showroom.
The Swaraj 963 FE has been designed indigenously by Swaraj’s in-house R&D team and is its flagship product in this category. The Swaraj 963 FE is best suited for a wide range of applications starting from land preparation to post harvest operations. It is highly compatible with Rotary Tillers, MB plough, TMCH, Potato Planter, Dozers, Balers, Banana Mulchers, etc. The Swaraj 963 FE will be available in both 2 wheel and 4 wheel drive options, catering to the diverse requirements of its wide farmer base.
Speaking at the launch, Dr. Pawan Goenka, Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “Swaraj as a brand is well differentiated from competition because of its strong bonding with its stakeholders. It is a highly trusted and reliable brand in the market today and lives up to the ‘Make in India’ promise. At the same time it also stands for world-class quality and product excellence. Today’s launch will further strengthen the brand and help build a much stronger portfolio of tractors that will cater to a wide range of farming applications and geographical markets.”
Rajesh Jejurikar, President Farm Equipment Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “Most engineers working at Swaraj come from a farming background. Hence, when a tractor is made at Swaraj, it is not only made with engineering expertise but also has a personal touch to it. The Swaraj 963FE is a testimony to the belief that Swaraj tractors are made by farmers, for farmers. It is based on unique farming insight that our employees bring with them”.
Viren Popli, Chief Operating Officer, Swaraj Division, a division of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “The launch of the 963FE is based on our new tractor platform in the 60 HP to 75 HP segment. This is a brand new platform that is designed to continue and enhance our promise of power, reliability and application suitability. The tractor has been designed especially for farmers who have specialised needs and large farms. With its new styling, 12+2 speeds, 2200 Kg lift and many new features, it is a class defining product. We are confident that all customers who buy our product will continue the tradition of saying Mera Swaraj”.
The Swaraj 963 FE will be available in Punjab, AP, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Chhattisgarh to begin with and will be rolled out pan India by the end of 2018 in a phased manner.
About the Swaraj 963 FE
540 PTO, 540 Economic PTO and multi speed forward with reverse PTO, Easy Hitch, Tractor Forward and reverse within single range (Single Lever Operation especially for TMCH).
The Swaraj 963 FE runs on a powerful 60HP engine that delivers 15% extra torque than other tractors in the same category. It delivers required power and speed for various applications and soil conditions. This tractor also comes with industry best 400 hours service interval, thus reducing the cost of ownership and allowing more time for operations by lowering visits to service stations. A bigger radiator ensures enhanced engine cooling that allows farmers to work longer hours without running the engine hot.
It is equipped with best in class 2,200 kg lifting capacity, powerful naturally aspirated (Non Turbo) engine with bigger radiator for efficient cooling. Creep speed of 0.5 km/hour makes it suitable for applications such as banana mulching and onion transplantation.
Swaraj 963 FE’s advanced transmission offers a 12F x 2R gear box, offering a wide range of gear selection from 0.5 km/ hr to 31.5 km/ hr which makes it suitable for all kinds of applications, ensuring better productivity.
This tractor also possesses high lift capacity hydraulic systems making it suitable for various ploughing and sowing operations. The higher capacity hydraulic pump allows quick lifting and the tractor boasts of best-in-class lifting capacity of 2200 Kg.
It comes with independent PTO Clutch with bigger size (12 inch), Synchromesh Transmission, 3 Range Speed options (offering 12F and 2R), Precision Hydraulic with higher Pump Flow for faster lifting.
Comfort & Ergonomics:
The Swaraj 963 FE is designed to set new benchmarks in style, operator comfort and convenience. It has a single lever operation that makes the harvesting application highly convenient and easy to execute. The tractor comes with a big platform, ergonomic seating, suspended pedals and side shift gear levers that ensures a fatigue free driving experience for long hours in the field. The tractor is high on the style quotient as well with its well-designed instrument cluster and a single piece bonnet with a streamlined look.
Better aesthetics and visibility, stylish new look (single piece bonnet), new digital dashboard with service reminder feature and multi reflector lights
Cost of Ownership:
400 hours service interval for reduced cost of ownership
Safety is an integral aspect of the 963 FE which is demonstrated through a starting safety switch, Casted front axle bracket and a Differential lock. The starting safety switch ensures that the tractor can be operated only when the transmission is disengaged with the engine. The front axle bracket allows for better stability of haulage and ease of linking external attachments.
Swaraj Tractors a division of the USD 19 billion Mahindra Group and is India’s second largest and fastest growing tractor brand. Established in 1974, Swaraj has sold over 1.3 million tractors since inception. Based in Punjab, the grain bowl of India, Swaraj is a brand that is made by the farmer, for the farmer as many of its employees are also farmers. They bring real world performance and create an authentic, powerful product with assured performance and enduring quality, designed with one purpose – enabling the Indian farmer to Rise. Swaraj Tractors, consistently ranked as number one in Customer Satisfaction in India, manufactures tractors in the range of 15HP to 65HP and also provides complete farming solutions.
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The Mahindra Group is a USD 19 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It enjoys a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company, by volume. It also enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, aerospace, commercial vehicles, components, defence, logistics, real estate, renewable energy, speedboats and steel, amongst other businesses. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 2,40,000 people across 100 countries.
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