New Massey Ferguson 7700 series tractors offer straightforward sophistication
Massey Ferguson, a worldwide brand of AGCO (NYSE: AGCO) has released the new MF 7700 series tractors which build on the highly successful and award winning MF 7600 series. The new range provides an outstanding choice of highly productive, straightforward and dependable tractors.
A total of 8 models offer maximum powers of 140hp to 255hp, providing a choice of three transmissions and two levels of specification.
Engine Power Management (EPM), which provides up to 25hp extra power, is standard on all models taking maximum power to 280hp on the flagship MF 7726 model.
“The MF 7700 series continues Massey Ferguson’s drive to develop dependable, straightforward, low maintenance tractors that provide efficiencies across all farming operations,” said Michael Partridge, General Marketing Manager – Tractors. These new tractors benefit from the excellent pedigree established by the MF 7600 series which won Machine of the Year, Tractor of the Year Golden Design Award as well as gold medals and numerous accolades across Europe. It has also established a proven track record and gained strong respect from customers,” he added.
Massey Ferguson has further refined this winning design and added new features that boost comfort and control, leading to even greater performance and productivity to further reduce overall ownership costs.
MF 7700 series features
Latest technology six cylinder, 6.6 litre and 7.4 litre AGCO POWER engine, with Engine Power Management (EPM) generating 25hp extra power on all models
Unrivalled choice of Dyna-4, Dyna-6 semi-powershift or Dyna-VT continuously variable transmission (depending on model)
Electronic PTO speed selection on all Efficient and Exclusive models
High capacity – permissible gross vehicle weight increased by 12% allowing MF 7700 series to carry larger loads and pull heavier trailers
New Massey Ferguson designed and built, maintenancefree front axle suspension offers high comfort AGCOMMAND and latest auto-guide 3000 ready Available in Essential and Efficient specifications to match all owners’ specific tasks and budgets
Higher hydraulic capacity and up to eight spool valves for excellent implement control
Straightforward economic power
In 2008, Massey Ferguson was the first tractor manufacturer to introduce Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR), recognised as the most straightforward, reliable and economic method of achieving increasingly strict emission regulations.
The MF 7700 series tractors continue to be powered by six cylinder, AGCO POWER 6.6 litre and 7.4 litre engines, equipped with the latest SCR technology, which remains maintenance free. There is no Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF).
Larger catalysers remove more pollutants, but remain contained neatly within the same-sized enclosure, retaining the same excellent forward visibility.
Engine Power Management (EPM) provides up to an extra 25hp to improve efficiency and performance on the road and in the field. This is standard on all models, including those equipped with DynaVT transmission.
The engines feature a new Engine Control Unit (ECU), with higher fuel injection pressure, an electronically controlled wastegate turbocharger and a new throttle valve.
Unrivalled transmission choice
The MF 7700 series offers an unrivalled choice of transmissions which are perfectly matched to the engines and transmit more power to the wheels for maximum output.
The slick, easy to use Dyna-VT is available across the range from the MF 7715 upwards. Dyna-VT provides stepless speed changes and allows operators to select any combination of engine speed and forward speed to optimise output and the work quality.
Engine revs can be set for the precise combination of power and torque required for the best work quality, resulting in optimum fuel economy and lower noise.
While offering the ultimate in sophisticated transmission operation, the Dyna-VT retains the familiar power control lever on the left of the dashboard, under the steering wheel, which is a feature on all tractors, regardless of transmission.
The rugged and well proven Dyna-6 transmission provides clutchless operation of six speeds in four ranges providing a total of 24 forward and 24 reverse speeds.
Economy is further improved by the Super Eco Dyna-6 transmission for the MF 7720 to MF 7726 models, which provides 40km/hr achieved at a remarkably low 1,500 engine rpm. The highly efficient Dyna-4 transmission is standard on the MF 7714 and an option on the MF 7715 tractors, offering 16 forward and 16 reverse speeds with four Dynashift (powershift) speeds in four ranges, allowing road speeds of 40km/hr to be reached at an economical 1,880rpm.
Electro-hydraulic control also provides clutchless range changes. AutoDrive is a performance enhancing option on Dyna-4 and Dyna-6 and provides automatic changing of the six steps in fieldwork, as well as the ranges when in transport.
Using the SIS screen, operators can set the engine speed at which Autodrive will automatically change gear and with the new ‘auto’ setting the transmission will also automatically select the most appropriate gear.
All models with Dyna-VT transmissions are equipped with a four-speed PTO system providing 540, 540E, 1,000 and 1,000E speeds.
A brake-activated neutral feature is standard on all the transmissions, simultaneously operating the clutch as the brake is pressed – easing the load on the operator, while increasing efficiency and convenience, particularly in loader operations.
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