Transmission option added to Bobcat tractor line for increased performance

Ct450 With Sst OptionA semi-synchronized (SST) gear transmission is now available on Bobcat® CT335, CT445, and CT450 compact tractors.

This new, optional transmission features 12 forward gears and 12 reverse gears with shuttle-shift capabilities for ease of use. It complements the standard hydrostatic transmission (HST) currently offered on these models.

Ideal for customers of all types, the SST transmission will provide optimal PTO output and efficiency. It is designed for use in applications such as mowing, tilling and other high-demand rear PTO applications. It will also excel in applications such as spraying and seeding, where a specific speed needs to be maintained.

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