Tractor Guide (Grey Book)


Although AGFACTS’ comprehensive Tractor Guide (Grey Book) is not ready for publication yet, we hope to release our first edition soon.



Contained in this bilingual (English & Afrikaans) publication will be comprehensive specifications on more than 300 tractor models from 15 different manufacturers. Compare individual models on an ‘apples-for-apples’ basis, whether it be a 11 kW ‘garden’ tractor or a 410 kW articulated ‘giant’.

Features of the Tractor Guide (Grey Book)

Technical specifications covered in the ‘Grey Book’ will include the following:

  • Engine – type, cylinders, displacement, cooling, aspiration, power, torque, torque reserve;
  • Transmission – forward/reverse gears, ratio/main change, road speeds, clutch, differential locks;
  • Power Take Off – speed/engagement, engine speed at 540/1000, PTO power at 540/1000;
  • Hydraulic System – linkage category and sensing, lift and pump capacity, number and type of remote control valves;
  • Steering/Tyres/Brakes – steering, tyre sizes, type and operation of brakes;
  • Dimensions – length, wheelbase, width, front and rear track widths, turning circle, ground clearance, height;
  • Mass – basic mass, mass as sold, maximum permissible mass;
  • General – fuel tank capacity, ROPS/Cab/Air conditioning.