Husqvarna introduces suite of new professional products
Husqvarna introduced several new products designed for lawn, garden and tree care professionals.
“Husqvarna has invested a lot of time and research to bring this collection of new products to life for tree care and green space professionals,” said Earl Bennett, president of Husqvarna Brand Division North America. “The All-Wheel Drive Automower, zero-turn mowers with HTE transmissions and several new, powerful battery products highlight Husqvarna innovations designed for professionals to complete their jobs more safely, efficiently and effectively.”
Automower 535 all-wheel drive (AWD)
Expanding on its robotic mower category within the commercial market in 2020, Automower is available in all-wheel drive (AWD). With superior terrain performance, Automower 535 AWD (MSRP: $4,299; installation sold separately) can handle slopes up to 35 degrees and maintain up to 0.9 acres of turf. Automower 535 AWD features technology that optimizes the control of each individual wheel to enable superior operation in the most demanding terrain – even in rainy conditions. Commercial construction provides durability and reliability. Automower 535 AWD can be integrated into a full fleet solution that allows operators to monitor and control an unlimited number of robotic units at no extra fee.
New zero-turn mowers – Parker HTE transmissions
Husqvarna’s new Z400 Series of professional zero-turn mowers is designed for maximum performance and easy serviceability. The Parker HTE Series transmission is designed to last longer while delivering more power, a quieter performance and 10 percent better fuel efficiency than the M-ZT Series. An integrated parking brake is easy to engage and a serious time saver during lawn maintenance operations. Routine service is streamlined, simply lift the seat to discover an open engine bay with access to adjustments, sealed fuses, fan covers, and all transmission and engine fluids. Each model in Husqvarna’s Z400 Series of zero-turn mowers includes a folding ROPS for added versatility to use and store in tight locations. LED digital fuel gauges offer a quick view of fuel levels in the 6-gallon dual fuel tanks. The Z400 Series includes the Z448, Z454, and Z460. Husqvarna is also bringing two new Z400X options to the series. The Z460X introduces a Parker HTE 12 transmission, with a 23.5-hp. Kawasaki FX engine and a 60-inch cut deck. The Z454X also features a Parker HTE 12 transmission with a 22-hp. Kawasaki FX engine and a 54-inch cutting deck.
More battery-powered options
Husqvarna announced several new innovations to its growing portfolio of battery-operated products. The new 520iHT4 hedge trimmer offers an extended reach – over 14 feet – thanks to a telescoping arm. Husqvarna’s quiet, lightweight, balanced, easy-to-use, battery driven hedge trimmers are highly efficient and charged by a powerful 36V Li-ion battery. The Husqvarna 550iBTX backpack blower delivers an impressive blow force (21N) within the battery-powered commercial space. It features an integrated system, a high-capacity backpack battery and class-leading power. The blower is IPX4 weatherproof and features continuous boost mode and cruise control, as well as an intuitive keypad with battery status and running modes directly on the handle. The Husqvarna K 535i is a lightweight battery-powered cutter with low vibrations and user-friendly ergonomics. The excellent power-to-weight ratio makes it a versatile addition for lighter land or hardscaping jobs and perfect for quick and efficient cuts.
Professional handheld 500 Series trimmers
The Husqvarna 535LST is a trimmer in the versatile 35cc class, built for tough commercial use. Top class performance is provided through its raw powered X-Torq engine, ergonomics and excellent durability. This powerful trimmer with bevel gear is designed to withstand high torques. The patented X-Torq engine delivers more power and less fuel consumption and exhaust emissions compared to a conventional engine. The new 535LK (is a high-powered, heavy-duty professional combi trimmer with reliable X-Torq engine.