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Posted December 28, 2011 - 02:24 PM
Craftsman Briging 'Luxury' Tractor to Detroit Auto Show
In a town where the cars are the stars, a tractor with a top speed of 8-miles-per-hour is ready for its closeup.
Equipped with cupholders, power steering and other fancy trappings , a new line of premium riding lawn mowers from Sears Holdings Corp's Craftsman division will debut next month at the Detroit auto show.
It's rare for a non-automobile company to use the show as a launch pad for vehicles not sold at a car dealership, but Craftsman hopes the early January debut can turn car buffs on to a new generation of tractors that come with more advanced technology.
"A lot of people, when they think about mowing, they think about using the tractor as a chore," Craftsman General Manager Kris Malkoski said in an interview on Thursday. "This is a premium tractor -- more of a luxury."
Priced between $3,000 and $6,500, Craftsman's new CTX lineup carry price tags that are as much as double that of more economic mowers.
Posted December 28, 2011 - 02:35 PM
Posted December 28, 2011 - 06:33 PM
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Posted December 28, 2011 - 06:42 PM
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