CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Husqvarna, a division of the world’s largest producer of outdoor power products and lawn care equipment, is introducing several new products designed to make lawn and garden care more productive and intuitive for homeowners. These new products will be on display at this year’s GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Kentucky.
“We are continuing to push the boundaries of innovation and technology for our homeowner products,” said Earl Bennett, President of Husqvarna Brand Division North America. “We’re excited to introduce new robotics technology to the U.S. market that was specifically designed for our domestic grass types and to create new warranty initiatives with our retail partners that put the customer first.”
New Line of High-Cut Robotic Mowers Exclusively Available from Husqvarna
Further expanding its leadership in the robotics market, the company announced that it is introducing a full line of high-cut Automower models designed for grass types that flourish with a higher cut setting. As the only manufacturer offering robotic mowers for all grass types, Husqvarna’s new lineup provides homeowners with every possible smart robotics solution to take care of their lawn.
- Automower 115H – cutting height up to 3.6 inches; designed for lawns of up to 0.4 acres and slopes up to 30%; Automower Connect @ Home through Bluetooth connectivity; hose washable.
- Automower 430XH – cutting height up to 3.6 inches; designed for lawns of up to 0.8 acres and slopes up to 45%; X-line feature package: Automower Connect, GPS-assisted navigation, LED Headlights, front rubber bumper.
- Automower 450XH – cutting height up to 3.6 inches; designed for lawns of up to 1.25 acres and slopes up to 45%; X-line feature package: Automower Connect, GPS assisted navigation, LED Headlights, front rubber bumper.
New Zero-Turn Mower and Connected Tractors for Homeowners
Husqvarna also announced a new zero-turn mower, providing a durable and efficient entry-level solution for pro-grade homeowners with large lawns. Equipped with a stamped 13-gauge cutting deck with 42-inch width and 17 hp, the Z142 comes with a Kohler V-Twin engine, delivering cutting-edge design and proven performance. The Z142 zero-turn mower will come with a 3-year bumper-to-bumper warranty.
The company is also adding two new tractors for homeowners to its product roster and announced connectivity upgrades to select TS300 series tractors for 2019, further offering homeowners a diverse range of solutions and new technologies for their lawn care needs.
Starting 2019, select TS 300 series tractors, such as the TS348XD, TS354X, and TS354XD will come equipped with smart connectivity technology in the form of an electronic module that will allow operators to monitor stats such as fuel level, safety messages and performance data as well as control select operating features from a smartphone app.
The two new tractors are the YTH24K48D, which comes with a 13-gauge stamped cutting deck with 48-inch width and a hydrostatic transmission with locking differential. The LTH17538 is a new entry-level tractor with a 13-gauge stamped cutting deck but with a smaller 38-inch width for narrower passages.
New Battery Pole Saw
Husqvarna already offers a full lineup of innovative battery-powered equipment for homeowners in a one-battery-fits-all solution. Husqvarna’s battery series offers all the power, performance and intuitive design you expect from Husqvarna, without the need for gas and refueling. Just clean, convenient and quiet operation that won’t disturb the neighbors. For 2019, the company announced a new battery pole saw to complement the existing portfolio.
The new 115iP4 battery pole saw delivers maximum performance and durability with low weight, excellent ergonomics and quiet operation for use in any location at any time of day. It can be extended up to 14 feet in length and comes with a 10-inch bar.
Introducing 3-Year Limited Warranty on all Wheeled Consumer Products
Husqvarna also announced that, starting 2019, all wheeled consumer products will be covered by a 3-year limited bumper-to-bumper warranty that includes the engine. Husqvarna will manage and execute all warranty claims and fulfillment directly. This new warranty applies to all consumer zero-turn mowers, tractors and walk-behind mowers.
Along with these new products, Husqvarna will display its industry-leading professional products October 17-19, at GIE+EXPO, booths #9094 (inside) and #7800D (outside), at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.