Fendt will debut its new Fendt Corus 500 straw walker combine harvester in the UK this month when the machine is showcased at the Royal Highland Show.
The machine will take pride of place on Fendt’s stand during the four-day event which runs from 22-25 June at the Royal Highland Showground., Ingliston, just outside Edinburgh.
The Corus range offers power outputs of 185-260hp from a four or six-cylinder engine, with a new electro-hydrostatic drive for all models. The entry level model sits in the up to 260hp segment and the range includes nine five-straw walker models with working widths up to 7.6m.
“Scotland has always been an important market for our combines so it is fitting that the first opportunity for operators to see the new model will be at this year’s Royal Highland Show. We are looking forward to welcoming customers to see the machine.”
Fendt says the Corus was designed for flexible use in different crops, with a focus on high threshing performance with reliable, efficient and robust technology. It says these features make the new series the ideal entry-level model for self-mechanised farmers.
Field and road
Two modes for field and road control the speed intelligently. In road mode, the Fendt Corus 500 lowers the engine speed and thus consumes less fuel. In field mode, the full speed is available depending on demand.
The multifunction joystick allows the driver to control, among other things, the speed, the header and the unloading auger of the Corus. For ergonomic working, this joystick is directly connected to the armrest, with the concave and sieves now controlled directly from the cab.
The on-board computer and two optional cameras provide an optimal overview of the machine. The large panoramic windscreen and new working lights at the front of the combine ensure the best visibility.
Automatic cutting height control and TerraControl II header control are controlled directly from the cab and guide the header precisely according to the harvesting parameters.