Welcome! Login | Register
Pitchcare Logo
Monsanto 2017
Browse over 11,000 Articles

Heavy-duty Gator improved for 2012

ProGator 2030A 2012 studioJohn Deere's 24hp ProGator 2030A diesel utility vehicle has been improved for 2012 with the addition of hydraulic disk brakes on all four wheels for increased performance, and a higher maximum payload capacity of 1594kg.

This new version of the heavy-duty, two-seater ProGator also features enhanced styling, including a green two-post ROPS frame in common with other John Deere self-propelled machines. It can be equipped with a standard tipping cargo box for use as a general materials transporter, or with specialist turf maintenance equipment for a wide range of applications in the golf & turf and commercial groundscare markets.

These include sprayers (such as the John Deere HD200), spreaders, top dressers (including John Deere's own TD100), materials collection systems and other equipment capable of utilising the vehicle's factory installed auxiliary hydraulic services.

The ProGator has a five forward, one reverse speed synchronised transmission, now with a tighter gear shifting pattern, and a maximum speed of nearly 20mph. It offers a choice of two- or optional four-wheel drive plus full front and rear suspension, hydrostatic power steering and a large 30-litre fuel tank. The tilting steering wheel has five positions for maximum driver comfort.

Cargo box capacity is 876kg and towing capacity at the rear hitch is 680kg, while overall payload capacity with driver, passenger and loaded attachment has increased by nearly a third. An optional cab can also be fitted in place of the ProGator's standard ROPS frame.

Joedy Ibbotson
John Deere Limited
Tel: +44 (0)1949 860491
Website: JohnDeere.com

Like this article?

Share & Support the Turfcare Industry.

This article was written

by in Industry News on 22 May 2012

News Alerts

Want to get news alerts delivered direct to your inbox?

Edit your email preferences
Write For Us

Are you a budding journalist? How about writing an article for us?

Hand Holding a Pen Contact our
Subscribe Now Magazine Cover Subscribe to the Pitchcare Magazine

You can have each and every copy of the Pitchcare magazine delivered direct to your door for just £30 a year.

Gold Article Image Pitchcare Gold

Pitchcare Gold showcases the highest quality articles previously published on Pitchcare.com and from the magazine.

Editorial Enquiries Image Editorial Enquiries

Contact Kerry Haywood.

T: 01952 897416
E: Editorial@pitchcare.com

Advertise with us image Advertising

Contact Peter Britton

T: 01952 898516
E: peter@pitchcare.com