New tractor "Kirovets" K-424 from the St. Petersburg tractor plant
A few days ago from the St. Petersburg tractor plant has presented a new tractor. The model is called «Kirovets» K-424. Its mass production began in the month of September. St. Petersburg tractor plant is part of the «Kirov plant». For model development and the start of its production was received investments and loans. Investment deposits are estimated at 700 million rubles. The loan, which was provided by the Ministry of industry and trade of the Russian Federation amounted to 50 million rubles. It should be noted that this loan is repaid.
The creation of a new tractor model is carried out by a modular principle of design. His point is that technology is improving on the basis of technical change in agriculture. The first stage of production is scheduled for completion at around 1000 machines per year. It is about 50% of the Russian market of tractors III and IV classes. «Kirova» K-4 can compete with the best equipment manufacturers in the world. While they cost more than 35% cheaper. In the domestic market they will cost more than 5 million.
The tractor is characterized by the articulated frame. He is able to drive on ordinary roads. It does not need any additional permissions. It has a diesel engine, which is produced by the Yaroslavl motor plant. It is modern and quite economical. In addition, the machine equipped with a hydraulic, high capacity. The cabin provided insulation, and the onboard computer. This tractor is applicable for universal farm work. It can also be used as the industrial tractor.