‘The Beast’ – FR650 Forage Cruiser commences UK Spring Demonstration Tour

  • Keep your eyes peeled this spring the Beast is on tour! The New Holland FR650 Forager aka the Beast is currently on a UK tour sporting an eye-catching vehicle wrap depicting a raging bull

The forager has embarked on a demonstration tour during which it will visit New Holland dealerships based around the South and South East of England, and the South and West of Wales.

The wrap has been designed to highlight the powerful performance of this versatile machine as well as highlighting its considerable benefits to the operator. These include a PowerCruise™ II function which maximises the machine throughput using parameters set by the operator, boosting the tons produced per hour as well as saving fuel. An IntelliView™ screen option provides user guidance information through mapping and camera functions.

Operators will never be left in the dark with the FR650’s powerful LED work and service lights. Other key features include:

Stage V FPT Cursor 16 straight-6 Turbo 16L FPT engine

Powerful blowing performance with a 3-piece paddle blower – the largest on the market.  Largest diameter cutting cylinder on the market which allows for high inertia & capacity.

New Holland are the only supplier to provide a warranty on the cutterhead – a great advantage for customers harvesting willow.

Sion Whittingham, New Holland Hay and Forage Product Specialist said: “The New Holland Forage Cruiser range is turning heads in the fields due to its chop quality and the overall performance , focusing on throughput and fuel savings. The feedback from customers of the FR650 to date has been great. Overall they have been very surprised with the power and torque backup of the FPT engine and have commented on the low noise level of the cab. We have showcased the FR650 to several contractors already and there is plenty more to come so keep your eyes peeled.”

David Rapkins, New Holland Business Director UK & ROI commented .”We are delighted to see the New Holland FR650 Forage Cruiser creating such a buzz. This tour has certainly raised interest and created awareness among farmers and contractors alike which proves this machine is a major player within the hay and forage marketplace.”

The New Holland FR650 Forage Cruiser tour continues until the end of June 2023.

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