Jan 6, 2009

Grasshopper introduces 2009 MaxTorque™ diesel models



MOUNDRIDGE, Kan. – Clean-running MaxTorque™ diesel units – MidMount™ Models 325D and 430D and FrontMount™ Models 725DT and 930D – are available with 25- or 30-hp engines that are Tier 4i-compliant and B5-ready, with reserve torque you can feel for superior performance in the toughest mowing conditions. MaxTorque™ diesel engines are fuel efficient — save up to 700 gallons of fuel over 1,000 hours of use (compared to similar-sized gasoline units) — and versatile enough to replace two-cycle engine equipment, further decreasing fuel use and labor for increased productivity year-round. Mid-and front-mounted DuraMax® decks up to 72 inches provide superior airflow for even dispersal of clippings and easy conversion from side-discharge to optional mulching or PowerVac™ collection. Learn more about the efficiencies of MaxTorque™ diesel. About Grasshopper A family-owned business with nearly 55 years of manufacturing experience, The Grasshopper Company has specialized in manufacturing True ZeroTurn™ riding rotary mowers since 1969. For 40 years, Grasshopper has studied the needs of government entities, turf care professionals and equipment owners across the nation and around the world. Grasshopper products are available through a worldwide network of knowledgeable, independent dealers offering sales, parts and service to turf care professionals, business and government entities, and discerning individuals.

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About Grasshopper

The Grasshopper Company is a privately held corporation dedicated solely to the design and production of commercial and large-acreage mowing and grounds maintenance equipment. Grasshopper introduced the first zero-turn radius mower with dual swing-out levers in 1969, and other industry firsts include the first liquid-cooled diesel-powered zero-turn radius mower in 1983 and the first electric-actuated fold-up mower deck in 2004. Based in Moundridge, Kan., the company distributes its products worldwide and is committed to lean and clean manufacturing practices reducing impact to the environment.
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