The Case IH press event took place at SIMA in Paris on November 7. The company presented some exciting product news, its vision for the agriculture of the future and an exclusive preview of the new Puma AFS Connect.
Case IH will debut multiple new machines on Stand D072, Hall 6, at SIMA 2022 (Paris Nord-Villepinte, November 6-10) – and plans to also show a Case IH Sugarcane Harvester, illustrating the brand’s global harvesting expertise.
Case IH has chosen SIMA 2022 to preview its new Puma 260 CVXDrive™, the most powerful, and advanced Puma ever. Providing ground-breaking comfort and connectivity, combined with excellent handling, power delivery and fuel efficiency, it incorporates aggressive styling and a suite of advanced technologies which help farming businesses to operate more efficiently, productively, and profitably.
The Case IH Quadtrac AFS Connect™ range, the recently-introduced evolution of the Quadtrac articulated four-tracked tractor which incorporates wireless connectivity technology, has received the Farm Machine 2023 award for tractors in the ‘XXL’ category, after being selected by a jury of international journalists representing leading agricultural media across Europe.
Case IH Magnum™ tractor with Raven Autonomy™, the next major autonomous advancement in agriculture, has been presented at SIMA 2022 in Paris. This milestone in harvest solution, featuring an autonomous tractor and grain trailer, provides farmers new levels of productivity. By integrating Raven Autonomy technology, it allows the farmer to monitor, synchronise and command a driverless tractor from a tablet in the combine cab. Along with labour savings, in-field testing shows reduced grain spillage and fewer errors.
Case IH has expanded its 55hp to 120hp tractor range with the addition of three new Farmall C Selection models, the 100 C, 110 C, and 120 C. These new models, rated at 101hp, 110hp and 117hp respectively increase the versatility of the Farmall family by offering powerful, heavy duty and easy to use tractors with Powershuttle transmissions. The new range completes the Farmall C Family that also includes Farmall C Advanced versions with Active Drive 2 transmission to target more demanding customers in terms of comfort and specifications.
The Case IH Quantum tractor range, which includes fruit, vineyard and speciality versions, has been revised and extended in response to customer feedback for enhanced efficiency, with the launch of a broader line of models. Not only do they meet Stage V emissions regulations, but they also include a new quiet cabin with new interior features and better operator protection level, a fully updated transmission, new hydraulic options, and new hitch and PTO arrangements both front and rear.
Case IH has enhanced the specification and performance of its flagship tractors, the wheeled Steiger AFS Connect™ and tracked Quadtrac AFS Connect ranges for 2023. Producing up to 692hp from FPT Cursor 13 12.9 litre, 6-cylinder engines with Enhanced Hi-eSCR Stage V technology and exceptional hydraulics which provide a maximum 428 l/min flowrate for up to eight electro-hydraulic remote valves, further Improving performance and useability.
In addition to availability on Case IH Axial-Flow® 250 series combines, a new Safeguard Connect™ combination of added-value telemetry services grouped to encompass all aspects of service support is now also available for Steiger, Quadtrac, Magnum™ and Optum tractors. Complementing AFS Connect telemetry, it includes extended Safeguard warranty (standard/optional according to market), pre-season inspection, dealer remote support, MAXSERVICE 24/7 back-up, AFS Connect subscription and full operator training.
New features and design refinements incorporated into the four 2023 Case IH Vestrum CVXDrive tractors further enhance the performance, functionality, comfort and driving experience provided by these popular models. Highlights include enhanced CVXDrive transmission, the latest AFS Pro 700 Plus display, up to four full electrohydraulic rear valves, wet clutch front PTO, and improved fit & finish. All Vestrum CVXDrive models are powered by fuel-efficient NEF 4.4-litre, four-cylinder Stage V engines rated from 100hp to 130hp, but which develop up to 140hp.
The XPower electrophysical weed control technology was introduced three years ago as an innovative solution to today's weed control challenges and was awarded with the bronze medal in 2019 on the SIMA fair. Together with the AGXTEND partner Zasso the technology has continuously been further developed.