• TAFE Launches Massey Ferguson 8055 MAGNATRAK, World-Class Heavy Haulage Tractor in Karnataka

TAFE Launches Massey Ferguson 8055 MAGNATRAK, World-Class Heavy Haulage Tractor in Karnataka

  • Best suited for heavyduty operations like sugarcane haulage, construction material and heavy tonnage loads
  • Heavy Haulage Specialist tractor with a high torque engine, international design and styling, low operating cost
  • Compatible with a wide variety of agricultural applications like reversible mould board plough, baler and thresher

March 03, 2023 | Karnataka: World’s third largest tractor major, , TAFE - Tractors and Farm Equipment Limited, the manufacturer of Massey Ferguson tractors launched the revolutionary MAGNATRAK series, at the MAGNA Sugarcane Carnival in Belgaum, Karnataka, setting new benchmarks in the tractor industry. The brand new Massey Ferguson 8055 MAGNATRAK in the 50 hp range, is the first of the MAGNATRAK Series - an extraordinary range of tractors with world-class design and styling, advanced technology, unmatched power, incredible performance and utility, at low operating cost, ideally suited for heavy haulage operations, especially sugarcane.

On the launch of the MAGNATRAK series in Karnataka, Mallika Srinivasan, CMD - TAFE, said, “For over sixty years, TAFE and the Massey Ferguson brand have shared a deep and strong bond with the farmers of Karnataka. Karnataka is a state of progressive farmers who are rapidly adopting latest technologies to increase productivity and derive enhanced value from their farming operations. To meet their key aspirations of power, style, comfort and performance, TAFE launched the new MAGNATRAK series. We are honoured to introduce the premium heavy haulage specialist tractor - the MAGNATRAK in Karnataka.”

Powered by the superior MAGNATORQ Engine, this premium haulage specialist tractor offers maximum torque and high fuel efficiency. With the class highest torque of 200 Nm, the tractor can easily pull heavy trolleys, both off-road and on-road. The engine and the transmission are well-tuned to deliver exceptional productivity with high road speeds resulting in more savings, faster load completion cycles and high fuel efficiency.

One of the key highlights of the MAGNATRAK is the precision MF Dura Cool Brakes with Slope Assist System that provides best-in-class braking efficiency even on a downward slope with heavily loaded trolley, better control and unmatched safety.

The world-class styling and design make MAGNATRAK series the “The BOSS of Tractors”. The state-of-the art MAGNA Styling has sophisticated elements that include an aerodynamic single-piece bonnet with a one-touch front opening system. The spacious platform, stylish looks, modern steering wheel and an adjustable seat mark the gold standard of operating comfort. An industry first, the MF 8055 comes with powerful projector headlamps along with Tri-LED for better visibility and more brightness at night.

Best suited for heavyduty operations like sugarcane haulage, construction material and other heavy tonnage loads, the MAGNATRAK series is well-compatible with a wide variety of agricultural applications like reversible mouldboard plough (RMB), rotavator, post-hole digger, threshers and newer applications like the baler as well.

MAGNATRAK’s higher ground clearance helps in easy navigation of the tractor, even while crossing bunds and uneven roads. Its longer wheelbase ensures stability and prevents front lifting while pulling heavy loads. The high PTO placement offers superior performance with a wide variety of PTO operated implements. Safety guards for radiator and silencer further make the MAGNATRAK an extremely safe and dependable tractor.

The user-friendly and novel features of the MAGNATRAK bring together advanced technology and seamless experience, custom-made for the Indian soil.

About TAFE:  tafe.com

The world’s third largest tractor manufacturer and second largest in India by volumes with an annual sale of about 180,000 tractors; TAFE is one of the leading exporters of tractors from India with a turnover in excess of INR 10,000 Crores. TAFE manufactures a range of tractors, in both the air-cooled and water-cooled platforms, and markets them under its four iconic brands - Massey Ferguson, TAFE, Eicher, and the recently acquired Serbian tractor and agricultural equipment brand - Industrija Mašina i Traktora (IMT). Acclaimed for its quality and dependability, TAFE’s products and services are present in over 100 countries across the world, including developed countries in Europe and the Americas.

Besides tractors and farm machinery, TAFE manufactures diesel engines, silent gensets, agro engines, batteries, hydraulic pumps and cylinders, gears and transmission components, and has business interest in vehicle franchises and plantations. TAFE is committed to the Total Quality Movement (TQM). In the recent past various manufacturing plants of TAFE have garnered numerous ‘TPM Excellence Awards’ from the Japan Institute of Plant Maintenance (JIPM), as well as a number of other regional awards for TPM excellence. TAFE became the first Indian tractor manufacturer to win the Frost & Sullivan Global Manufacturing Leadership Award in 2018, being recognized with the ‘Enterprise Integration and Technology Leadership Award’ and two ‘Supply Chain Leadership Awards’. In recognition of its outstanding contribution to engineering exports, TAFE has been named the ‘Star Performer – Large Enterprise (Agricultural Tractors)’ at the 40th Engineering Exports Promotion Council of India – Southern Region Awards (2015-16), for the 21st time in a row. TAFE has also been conferred the ‘Regional Contributor Award’ for quality supplies from Toyota Motor Company, Japan, and the ‘Manufacturing Supply Chain Operational Excellence - Automobiles Award’ at the second Asia Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit for its supply chain transformation in 2013. TAFE's tractor plants are certified under ISO 9001 for efficient quality management systems and under ISO 14001 for environment friendly operations.

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