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Mahindra Launches the Most Technologically Advanced, All New Tractor –Arjun Novo in Delhi

Sep 03, 2014   15:20 IST 
New Delhi, Delhi, India

Synopsis:

  • The technologically advanced and stylishly designed tractor, Arjun Novo, is the first model to roll out of the all new high horse power (HP) platform

  • Available in 2 variants – 57HP - 605DI- i& 52HP – 605DI-PS

  • Creating new benchmarks in performance, technology, comfort and ergonomics, new Arjun Novo boasts of a wide array of world-class and category first features:

  • Performance: Best in class lift capacity of 2,200 kg, best in class fuel efficiency, most powerful engine with highest torque of 236.9 Nm and a back up torque of 33%

  • Technology: Hi-tech, advanced Synchromesh Transmission, 18 speed options (includes 15 Forward, which is the highest number of forward gears offered in India and 3 Reverse gears), Precision Hydraulic with highest pump flow for quick lowering

  • Comfort &Ergonomics: Full flat platform, comfortable seating, ergonomic controls, fatigue free driving experience for long hours in the field, one of the most comfortable tractors in the category

  • Longest service interval of 400 hours

  • Investment of aboutRs. 300 crores towards the development of the new platform

  • 73 tractors rigorously tested on performance for a cumulative 70,000 hours for 40 applications in 8 states, a first in the history of tractor development

  • The first new tractor platform to be designed and developed in Mahindra Research Valley, Chennai

  • 57 HP variant – Arjun Novo 605DI-i is priced at Rs 7.30 lakhs and the 52 HP variant – Arjun Novo 605DI-PS is priced at Rs 6.99 lakhs. (ex showroom Gurgaon).

 

Mahindra & Mahindra’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), a part of the USD 16.5 billion Mahindra Group, today announced the launch of the new Arjun Novo, the most technologically advanced and stylishly designed new generation tractor, based on a whole new platform in Delhi. The new Arjun Novo, will be available in 2 variants of 57HP - 605DI-i& 52HP – 605DI-PS. This is a class leading product which boasts of many first of its kind features, making it the right choice for the knowledgeable farmer who has a good understanding of technology. Infact the new Arjun Novo offers options of both open station as well as an air conditioned cabin, a unique offering in the sub 60HP tractor segment in India. The tractor will be priced at Rs.7.30 lakhs (ex showroom Gurgaon) for the 57HP variant – Arjun Novo 605DI-i and is priced at Rs 6.99 lakhs. (ex showroom price Gurgaon) for the 52 HP variant – Arjun Novo 605DI-PS.

The first new tractor to be designed and developed in-house at Mahindra Research Valley, the company’s global research facility in Chennai, the new Arjun Novo is in line with Mahindra’s vision of becoming the pioneer in providing technology driven farming solutions to the farmers across the country. With new benchmarks in technology, comfort and ergonomics, new Arjun Novo is all set to change farming practices and improve efficiency and quality of output, leading to Farm Tech Prosperity.

Bhartendu Kapoor, Senior Vice President - Sales, Channel & Customer Care, Farm Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “The new Arjun Novo is designed & developed keeping in mind the needs of high tech farming in all Indian states. It offers many unique features that are the farmers’ dream. The new Arjun Novo can effectively do over 40 key farming applications. It has the precision hydraulics system for potato farming, high lift capacity of 2200 Kg for using heavy implements like 3 board MB plough & advanced synchromesh 15 Forward + 3 Reverse transmission that gives ideal speed for use of any implement - an excellent value proposition at a great price. This launch will help grow the higher Horse Power category and be a trend setter."

Mr. Manish Arora, Sr. General Manager - Sales - Zone 2, Farm Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. Said,” Arjun Novo has been developed through extensive research and insighting conducted with over 100 farmers, across 10 states to understand the mechanization needs of farmers across India. It offers the highest level of mechanization with agriculture implements like Cultivator, Tractor Mounted Combined Harvester, Gyrovator, Loader, Primary Tillage and Haulage applications which makes the Arjun Novo suitable for farmers.”

 

The development of Mahindra’s new Arjun Novo involved seeding phase, in which a total of 73 tractors were tested on itsperformance in 40 applications across 8 states for a cumulative 70,000 hours. Compared to industry standards, this has been one of the most extensive testing, in terms of its rigour and magnitude. Based on the results of this testing and keeping in mind the expectations of the next generation farmers, the new Arjun Novo design has been perfected to fulfill the needs of the new age farmer. Addressing the criticalaspects innovatively, formed the core of the development ideology behind the new Arjun Novo. Infact, the new tractor with its many features will be useful for a wide range of applications - harvesting, straw reaping, puddling, haulage, loading, amongst others.

 

About the new Arjun Novo:

Developed specifically for the 50- 60 HP segment the new Arjun Novo will deliver uniform and consistent power with minimum RPM drop in all application and soil conditions. It would also possess high lift capacity hydraulic systems, making it suitable for numerous farming and haulage operations. An ergonomically designed operator station, low maintenance and best in class fuel efficiency in the category are some of the key highlights of this technologically advanced tractor. A leap in technology and innovation, the new Arjun Novo has many technological innovations and industry firsts to its credit.

 

New Generation, Technologically Advanced Engine to Boost Productivity& Performance

The new Arjun Novo features the technologically advanced, new generation Mahindra engine that provides best in class productivity and efficiency:

  • Most powerful engine, with highest torque of 236.9 Nm and a back up torque of 33%

  • 4 cylinder engine with inline FIP

  • Delivers full power at 2100 RPM

  • Most fuel efficient tractor in the category

  • Best in class cooling system, with the biggest air cleaner and radiator

  • Provision for front PTO Drive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

High-tech Advanced Synchromesh Transmission:

With an advanced Synchromesh Transmission and wide range lever, the new Arjun Novo provides a superior farming experience across all speed range. It facilitates effortless driving experience and is way ahead of its competitors.

  • Widest range of levers - 3 range(High, Medium, Low)

  • Maximum number of forward gears as compared to any other tractor in India, to facilitate superior farming experience – 15 forward and 3 reverse gears

  • Speed Ranging between 1.69kmph and 33kmph

  • Best PTO HP in the sub 60 HP segment

  • 540 RPM with the options of 540 /540 Economy and 540 /Reverse

  • Biggest, most reliable, long life clutch

  • Effective oil immersed triple disc brakes

 

Advanced Precision Hydraulics:

Owing to its Advanced Precision Hydraulics, new Arjun Novo is the best in class in lifting impossibly heavy weights.

  • Advanced high precision hydraulics

  • 2 holes- bell crank – to suit various soil conditions

  • Best in class lift capacity of 2,200 kg

  • Highest pump flow for quick lowering – 40 lpm


 

  • Ease of attaching implements – making it suitable for a wide range of applications, including land preparation/development, sowing, ploughing, tilling, harrowing, planting among others. It is compatible with rotary tiller, MB plough, TMCH, potato planter, digger, rake, baler and mulcher and shredder

 

 

 

 

Utmost Comfort & Convenience:

The operator area of this ergonomically designed new tractor makes it one of the most comfortable tractors in the category. Additionally with top notch convenience features installed, the new Arjun Novo, ensures effortless farming and makes it easy for long hours of fatigue free operation at fields.

  • Full flat platform tractor

  • Comfortable seating with 4 way adjustable deluxe seat

  • Advanced ergonomic controls such as suspended pedals

  • Stylish Instrument Cluster with auto diagnostic indicators

  • Car-like combination switch

  • Increased style quotient with high powered wrap around head lamps

  • Twin position single button bonette opening (55 degree and 80 degree opening) – first time in the category

  • Option of air-conditioned cabin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arjun NOVO best suited for the following farm applications in Delhi:

The various innovative features in the new Arjun Novo help in the widest possible range of applications in the field with the best quality of output:

  • Optimum Speed & Best Power at PTO (50 HP) for Rotavator and PTO implements.

  • More Pulling power and Better Fuel Efficiency for Cultivation

  • Front PTO provision with High capacity of 40 LPM Hydraulic pump for Loader applications

  • New engine with best cooling , 8 inch air cleaner, optimum forward/reverse speeds and Best Power at PTO for TMCH & Straw reaper applications

  • Multi point top link sensing: 2 Bell Crank Holes provided for Hard and Soft Soil Applications

  • Synchromesh Gearbox with Guide Plate Speed Shifter suitable for Haulage Applications.

  • 8.75” Dia Bigger Oil Immersed Brakes for effective braking during Haulage Application.

  • High Lift Capacity of 2200 kg for heavy implements.

  • Suspended Car like pedals for longer working hours without fatigue.

  • New Centrifugal pump first time in the industry for better engine life and improved service interval.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Mahindra:

The Mahindra Group focuses on enabling people to rise through solutions that power mobility, drive rural prosperity, enhance urban lifestyles and increase business efficiency.

 

A USD 16.5 billion multinational group based in Mumbai, India, Mahindra employs more than 180,000 people in over 100 countries. Mahindra operates in the key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractorsutility vehiclesinformation technology, financial services and vacation ownership. In addition, Mahindra enjoys a strong presence in the agribusiness, aerospace, components, consulting services, defence, energy, industrial equipment, logistics, real estate, retail, steel, commercial vehicles and two wheeler industries.

 

In 2014, Mahindra featured on the Forbes Global 2000, a comprehensive listing of the world’s largest, most powerful public companies, as measured by revenue, profit, assets and market value. The Mahindra Group also received the Financial Times ‘Boldness in Business’ Award in the ‘Emerging Markets’ category in 2013.

 

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