Kawasaki Engines on Zero-Turn Mowers in 2017

Ariens-branded mowers have Kawasaki engines for first time in several years in 2017.

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For its 2017 lineup, Ariens will offer Kawasaki engine options for the Apex, Ikon XL and Ikon X zero-turn mowers. This is the first time in several years that the brand has offered Kawasaki engines on its zero-turn line. Ariens Company also manufactures Gravely mowers, which also offer Kawasaki engines on certain models.

Matt Medden, Ariens Company vice president of marketing, says that Kawasaki engines were selected because of their trust and preference among both homeowners and professionals alike. “Our Ariens line of zero-turn mowers were designed for homeowners, but we built them with many of the same features that commercial zero-turns incorporate,” said Medden. “Given the strong preference for Kawasaki in the commercial landscaping industry, we knew that we wanted to offer the same solution to our homeowners who want to buy the equipment that the pros use.”

Ariens will offer the Kawasaki FR V-Twin 24-hp engine on both the Apex 60-inch model and Ikon XL 60-inch model, and the Kawasaki FR V-Twin 23-hp engine on the Ikon X 52-inch model. The Ariens Ikon X featuring the Kawasaki engine starts at a promotional price of $2,999 USD.

The Ariens Apex and Ikon XL models are available through authorized Ariens dealer only. The Ikon X is available at both authorized Ariens dealers and at Home Depot locations across the country.

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