• 21-NOV-2017

FPT Industrial Equips the McCormick X6.440 VT-Drive Awarded "Best Utility" at Tractor of the Year 2018 Awards

The 2017 edition of Agritechnica opened with the Tractor of the Year 2018 Awards. FPT Industrial was mentioned in the “Best Utility” category, having equipped the McCormick X6.440 VT-Drive tractor.

The jury, composed of 24 expert journalists from leading international trade publications, decided to award the machine powered by the FPT Industrial NEF 45 StageIIIB / Tier4 Interim engine, confirming the excellence of FPT Industrial. Last year, in fact, FPT Industrial was recognized both in the “Best Utility” category, with the F34 Tier 4B/Stage IV engine, and as “Best Tractor of the Year”, powering the CASE IH Optum 300 CVX with a N67 eVGT engine.

The prize, established in 1998, recognized the FPT Industrial engine which has provided a breakthrough in flexibility, reliability, performance and consumption in its category.

The N45 is a StageIIIB / Tier4 Interim compliant, 4.5-liter 4-cylinder in-line engine, capable of providing a max power of 175 hp and a max torque of 710 Nm. The N45 engine also features a SCR-only system, in which FPT Industrial has long-standing experience, while the efficiency is granted thanks to an EGR-free combustion.

This engine, together with the entire and well renowned NEF family, assures efficiency, robustness and quality, while allowing for the achievement of high performance in terms of load response. All this whilst delivering low fuel consumption and long maintenance intervals (up to 600 hours) to ensure extremely low operating costs. Furthermore, its structural layout is developed in order to be perfectly integrated into the vehicle structure.

FPT Industrial is proud to underline its strong market leadership in Europe for Agricultural machinery engines over 30 hp, and this accolade is a further recognition of the constant innovation, research and development dedicated to our customers.

N45 a Stage IIIB / Tier4 Interim Specifications  
ArchitectureIn-line 4-cylinder engine
Injection SystemCommon Rail (up to 1,600 bar)
Air HandlingWastegate
Valves per Cylinder4
Displacement (l)4.5
Bore x Stroke (mm)104 x 132
Max Power (hp)175
Max Torque (Nm)710
Dimensions L/W/H (mm)816/687/1049
Dry weight (Kg)475
Oil change interval (h)600
ATS maintenance interval (h)For life

Turin, November 21, 2017