26 February 2009

Husqvarna introduces new ride-on mowers – the compact garden tractors

New for 2009 is the compact garden tractors designed for people who want a compact and ergonomic ride-on mower with a powerful and unique design. With a cutting width of 77 cm, the compact garden tractor fills the gap between the existing walk-behind and ride-on mowers on the market.

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Adding to its premium line of lawn and garden tractors, Husqvarna has unveiled new compact garden tractors for 2009.

The four models include the advantages of the garden tractor concept but in a compact format. The main benefits are:

• Fits into smaller spaces
• Comfortable and ergonomic operation
• Powerful and unique design

The four models are CTH126 and CT126 (with integrated collector) and LTH126 and LT126 (with side ejection).

Features included are adjustable seat, full bag indicator, ergonomic steering wheel, pedal-operated hydrostatic transmission – separate pedals for forward and reverse, fender-mounted spring-assisted cutting height adjustment for improved ergonomics and a pivoting front axle which ensures good balance and excellent driving comfort. A powerful air stream lifts the grass before it is cut. The collector can be emptied from the driver’s seat. The compact design makes it easy to manoeuver the tractor in smaller spaces. It also requires less space for storage.

- The compact garden tractor has all the comfort and benefits of a garden tractor, but in a compact shape, says Östen Piel responsible for tractors at Husqvarna in Sweden. They are as pleasing to look at as they are to drive.

The deck wash port provides a convenient way to keep the unit clean after use. A full line of gardening accessories, as a trailer, scarifier, spreader and moss rake are also available.

For more information, please contact:

Östen Piel
+46 (036) 14 65 00 

About Husqvarna

Husqvarna is the world’s largest producer of lawn mowers, chainsaws and portable petrol-powered garden equipment such as trimmers and blowers. The Group is also a world leader in diamond tools and cutting equipment for the construction and stone industries. Net sales in 2008 were SEK 32.3 billion and the average number of employees was 15,700.

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CTH126 - with integrated collector

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LTH126 - with side ejection

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The collector can be emptied from the driver's seat

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The compact design makes it easy to manoeuver the tractor in smaller spaces

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