Ferris introduced its new six-model IS 2100Z lineup at GIE+EXPO 2013. “The IS 2100Z offers commercial cutters great flexibility in terms of engine and mowing deck options so they can easily add units that fit in with their existing fleets,” says Bill Shea, vice president of commercial sales, Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group.
Kubota says its Z700-Series is specifically designed for turf care professionals looking for a high-quality, dependable mower at a competitive price point. Kubota will introduce this mower with a $7,799 starting promotional price. The new series includes three models: the Z723, Z724 and the Z725, available with a six-inch-deep commercial deck in 48-, 54- and 60-inch cutting widths.
Toro has updated its line of Z Master Professional 6000 Series propane mowers with new closed-loop, electronic fuel-injection, 27-hp Kohler Command Pro EFI propane engines. Toro says these new models incorporate closed-loop EFI technology that improves fuel efficiency, feature best-in-class starting, and can reduce downtime because the mowers operate without carburetors. Additionally, Toro says this updated line of EFI propane mowers can reduce fuel costs by up to 25% and require less maintenance when being compared to similarly sized carburetor engines.
John Deere is expanding its line of ZTrak mowers by adding a Flex Fuel model. The new, industry-exclusive, Z925M Flex Fuel is compatible with ethanol blends up to E85, giving contractors a new alternative fuel option for their fleets.
Country Clipper says its Challenger zero-turn mower is designed to increase productivity and eliminate excessive downtime by emphasizing durability and reliability, while also providing easy access to the underside of the deck, spindles and engine for necessary maintenance.
Back by popular demand, Country Clipper says its Charger zero-turn is a tough, long-lasting commercial mower. It features an articulating front axle and deck, which allows these components to float freely from the main frame, giving users a smoother ride and reducing gouging when mowing on uneven terrain.
With 26-inch drive tires, a wide wheel base, and fuel tank placement under the seat, Country Clipper says its Defender commercial-grade zero-turn mower offers superior holding capabilities, a smoother ride, and reduced turf damage.
Toro has expanded its line of electronic fuel-injected (EFI) mowers with additions to its Z MasterProfessional 6000 Series and Z Master commercial 3000 Series.
All Toro EFI mowers come equipped with Kohler Command Pro closed-loop EFI engines that automatically adapt to load, weather, fuel and altitude changes for faster response and up to 25% better fuel economy. With the addition of these new models, Toro now offers one of the most extensive lineups of fuel-efficient EFI mowers in the industry.