Handy Maxxum ups the ante in style and performance stakes
13 Sep 2019
customer appeal, enhanced efficiencies and eye-catching new styling are just
some of the statements underlining the release of the new Case IH Maxxum series
Maxxum Series line of tractors offers upgraded Continuously Variable
Transmission (CVT) and for the first time includes the exciting ActiveDrive 8
transmission, the new three-range, eight-speed powershift transmission from
Case IH featuring double clutch technology.
long been the name by which mid-range tractors are measured, a by-word for
models which are agile, efficient, strong and dependable,” said Seamus
McCarthy, Case IH Australia/New Zealand Product Manager for Mid Horsepower
& Compact Tractors.
Maxxum series still delivers these characteristics but now offers a host of key
improvements around the design, transmission and inclusion of a CVT 6-cylinder
- The Maxxum CVT – Continues to be the ultimate in
- New styling, new wheelbase and enhanced features
- The Maxxum Multicontroller with ActiveDrive 8
Transmission – The new premium performance tractor
- New transmission, new styling, new wheelbase and enhanced features
- Maxxum with 16x16 Semi Powershift Transmission –
The classic choice for farmers
- Established workhorse with new roof styling, and an entry
level price position
The Case IH
Maxxum ActiveDrive 8 took out 2018 Tractor of the Year, with fuel efficiency
ranked as best in class and in fact achieving the best rating ever by a
"I believe the new Maxxum Series will become a market leader that symbolises the quality and performance that Case IH tractors have always stood for"- Seamus McCarthy, Case IH
Seamus said of
greatest appeal to customers looking at the new Maxxum range is:
- Enhanced power options – a 6-cylinder engine is
now available for Maxxum 150 CVT and Multicontroller for applications
where power counts
- Increased efficiency – the ActiveDrive 8
transmission has three ranges and a total of 24 speeds in both forwards
and reverse. The double-clutch technology results in less torque
interruption, while pedal clutching is not necessary for range changes, making this transmission ideal for power-hungry
tasks where momentum is important.
operations – Adaptive steering for faster turns with less steering movements is
now a feature, along with Headland Management Control II technology, now offered as standard on the Maxxum Multicontroller and CVT
models. HMC II automates headland turns with the benefits of reduced driver
fatigue and improved productivity. AFS AccuGuide and new AFS AccuTurn are also available.
- Stunning new design – the Maxxum design is now
aligned with that of the Optum CVT, featuring an updated roof line and LED
work lights in the front grill.
- Improved operator comfort – Deluxe seat options
now available, along with enhanced cab features and a single piece front
- Increased efficiency – Brake to clutch
functionality and ISOBUS III compatibility.
Seamus said with
its adaptive steering, tight turning radius, and brake to clutch function that
allowed for inching with the brake pedal, the new series was suited to a
variety of activities from field work to loader jobs.
excellent power to weight ratios, the new Maxxum tractors offer the ultimate
combination of muscle and performance, with a host of features we know will
appeal to customers looking for a tractor suited to a range of different
businesses,” he said.
the new Maxxum Series will become a market leader that symbolises the quality
and performance that Case IH tractors have always stood for,” Seamus concluded.
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