New Holland

Lego New Holland Tractor

We seem to be having a bit of a Fiat day here at TLCB, and our second Fiat-related product is this rather brilliant Technic New Holland tractor by newcomer Flidsager.

New Holland were founded way back in 1895 in America by the extravagantly-named Abram Zimmerman, who started engineering engines and assorted farming machinery for the farmers in his local community. Success brought both expansion and a buyer, and in 1947 the company was bought by Sperry Rand where it continued to prosper. Further acquisitions by Ford, and then by the Fiat Group followed to bring the business to where it is today, offering the widest range of agricultural products in the world.

The T8.420 tractor shown here is built in the US and is powered by a 420bhp straight-six diesel engine. Flidsager’s Technic version features this engine too, alongside pneumatics powered by LEGO’s Power Function motors, remote controlled all-wheel-drive and steering, a working power-take-off, and a pendular suspended front axel.

You can see all the photos of Flidsager’s incredible Technic New Holland T8.420 on Brickshelf via the link above, and you can join the discussion at the Eurobricks Technic forum here.

Lego Technic New Holland Tractor

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3 thoughts on “New Holland

  1. Johan Buregard

    The T8-series (including the T8.420) from New Holland is actually built in Racine, Wisconsin (USA). The smaller T6 & T7 series though are built in Basildon, UK.

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