Kohler Now Offering Gear-Reductions Options

Expected to be popular among pros seeking reduced RPMs while increasing torque.

Kohler Engines has introduced gear-reductions options, some including a clutch, on select models of the 7-, 9.5- and 14-hp Command PRO Horizontal engines.  The new options are expected to be popular among end-users in the lawn and landscape, construction and agriculture markets seeking a powerful engine with reduced RPM speed while increasing torque.

The new options will be available in first quarter 2013 on the following engine models:

Engine … Reduction … Horsepower

CH270 … 2:1 with clutch … 7 hp

CH270 … 2:1 … 7 hp

CH395 … 2:1 with clutch … 9.5 hp

CH395 … 6:1 … 9.5hp

CH440 … 2:1 with clutch … 14hp

CH440 … 6:1 … 14hp

“We have responded to key customer feedback for more choice regarding power,” said Justin Blount, director of marketing for Kohler Engines. “As a leader in engine innovations, these gear-reduction options for our Command PRO Horizontal line give customers a fully engineered product catalog and a single manufacturer for all of their power needs.”