Ventrac, by Venture Products, Inc. unveiled a new Model 4500
tractor at a recent International Dealer Sales Meeting. The sales meeting was
held in Canton, Ohio where Ventrac dealerships were invited
to get the first look at the new tractor. Over 10 different countries were
represented in the dealership attendance, with some traveling from as far away
The meeting culminated with a hands-on demonstration held at Malone University,
where dealers operated the new 4500 tractor and experienced the features and
benefits of the new model. Dealers tried their hand at stump grinding, trenching,
edging, tilling, mowing, aerating and, much more.
Tim Jeffries, Director of Sales, said dealers were excited
about the meeting. Tim added, “It was awesome to have our dealers together for
a few days. They are excited about the new benefits and features of the new
tractor and the direction that Ventrac is heading.”
The new 4500 is the perfect balance of building on the
company’s past while redefining the future. With new powerful engine options,
more safety features, enhanced technology and easy, comfortable handling, the
4500 will soon become a customer favorite in Ventrac’s lineup.
New Engine Options
New multiple engine options offer powerful performance
choices in the Briggs and Stratton, Kawasaki
and Kubota models. The new 4500 will provide a propane ‘green’ engine option
with the Kubota DF972. When adding the optional propane kit, this Bi-Fuel Ready
tractor offers gas and/or propane fuel operation for fuel savings and cleaner
burning emissions and can reduce your carbon footprint up to 90%.*
Ease of Use and Comfort
Ergonomically friendly controls include an easy to reach
automotive style parking brake, and a conveniently located PTO belt tensioner.
The relocated weight transfer lever allows operators to easily adjust for
increased stability on slopes and for increased lift capacity.
The sealed electrical system protects fuses, relays and
terminals from corrosion and outdoor elements. A new automotive style wire
harness allows a quick ‘plug and play’ feature for ease of connecting optional
The optional digital slope indicator with warning light
integrates into the dash, providing easy visibility, and allows operators to
continuously monitor the degree of slope operation.
The extra large premium comfort seat with adjustable slide
rails will provide many hours of riding comfort for operators.
The tractor features an enclosed muffler for greater
visibility and minimized exhaust exposure. Operators of the new 4500 are kept
informed of operational temperatures, oil pressure or low voltage levels with
the enhanced instrumentation of the new 6-function warning gauge.
New technology can be seen in the electronic instrument
panel on the newly redesigned dash. With tachometer, speedometer, fuel gauge,
hour meter and temperature gauge, operators stay well informed.
A battery disconnect switch feature fully disables the
electrical system and includes a fail safe disconnect.
Features of the Ventrac 4500 include:
- Multiple Engine Options
- Propane “Green Industry” Engine Option
- Enclosed Muffler
- Enhanced Weight Transfer Lever
- Pre-Wired Plug and Play Wire Harness
- Fold-Down ROPS- standard
- Premium Comfort Seat- standard
- Optional Digital Slope Indicator integrated into dash
- Advanced Electronic Instrument Panel
- 6 Function Warning Gauge and Alarm
- Conveniently Located PTO Belt Tensioner
- Onboard Diagnostic System
- Sealed Electrical System
- Thermostat Controlled Oil Cooler
- Battery Disconnect Switch
- Automotive Style Parking Brake
- Universal PTO Switch
- Enhanced SDLA Operator Controls
- Optional Horn
- 3 Tire Options -Standard All Terrain Tires, or optional Turf
and Bar Tires
- Over 10 Accessory Options
- 3-Point Hitch Accessory
- 3-N-1 Adapter for towing and rear attachments
With the release of the new 4500 tractor, Ventrac continues
to build on their solid reputation of providing durable, quality equipment that
serves many industry markets.
Ventrac compact tractors and commercial grade attachments
are designed and manufactured at their Orrville, Ohio facilities utilizing the latest in 3D
cad software, laser-cutting technology, robotic welding and a powder paint
Ventrac tractors are designed with an articulating frame,
front end attachments and all wheel drive traction in a compact design that
offers unmatched versatility. Ventrac serves a wide variety of markets
including golf course turf management, municipalities, schools, universities,
snow and landscape contractors, hobby farmers, homeowners and estate owners.
Ventrac compact tractors
and attachments are sold and serviced through a network of authorized dealers
in the USA, Europe, and Canada including South
Africa, South Korea,
Chile, Japan, Sweden and more. Dealers are supported by the company's
corporate headquarters, Venture Products, Inc. in Orrville, Ohio.
*source – http://www.epa.gov
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