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Foton 8000 series (90hp) 4wd selectable


Unbeatable performance at an unbeatable price! For agricultural, horticultural, groundscare and municipal markets, the multi – tasking selectable 4 wheel drive 8000 series will make the ideal mainstay tractor on both small and large farms as well as a reliable runabout for larger operations. Fitted with the class leading National performance diesel engine, advanced Italian CARRARO 4 wheel drive front axle and world leading German LUK clutch system, the 8000 series has many of the same components as the big badge tractor brands but at a fraction of the cost. 8000 series in action

Standard Features

Turbocharged Direct Injection Diesel Engine

The National series engine, approved to ISO 9000, provides reliable and durable power through a 4 cylinder turbocharged naturally aspirated engine perfect for agricultural uses. High Power Take Off capability is matched by a long, trouble free engine life ensured by the use of the highest quality components throughout the engine unit from the deep skirted cylinder block, to the silicone carbide hones dry cylinder liners. Environmental friendliness is not compromised as the engine conforms to EC emissions legislation.

16 x 8 Lateral Shift Transmission with Creeper Box

The 16 Forward x 8 Reverse choice of high and low range and CREEPER BOX allow for a diverse gearing range making harsh terrains easily accessible and working with implements effortless.

Creeper Gear Box

Get the most out the National engine’s immense torque when using implements and travelling across harsh terrain with the selectable Creeper Gear Box.

Selectable 4 Wheel Drive

4 Wheel / 2 Wheel Drive can be easily selectable by a conveniently located lever.

Twin Speed PTO (540/1000rpm)

The twin speed Power Take Off Drive allows the PTO to operate at 540 or 1000rpm to meet a diverse range of implement requirements.

Cat. 2 3 Point Linkage

With an adjustable 3 point linkage complete with multiple position stabilisers, the attachment of implements is made easier.

Power Steering

With dual rams and twin hydraulic pumps, steering with heavy loads and active implements is as effortless as driving unladen.

Twin Live Drive Clutch

With the twin position live drive clutch, both the drive and the PTO transmissions are quickly and easily selectable.

4 Hydraulic Spool Valves

The rear mounted spool valves allow the fitting of a choice forward and rear mounted implements and attachments.

Trailer Air Brake Operation

The rear mounted air brake connection allows the towing of air braked trailers.

Deluxe Cabin

Full UK HSE and European approved Cab (UKQ1292 and EU Type approved homologation E13-2003/37-2005-67-0018-00). Equipped with roof vent/sun roof-escape hatch, front window wiper, cabin heater and opening rear window. The flat floor design, side located gear levers and sprung seat gives the driver a pleasant working environment.

Roll Over Protection System

HSE Certified folding roll over protection system for essential safety. Comfortable seat and seatbelt also fitted as standard.

Easy – Lift Bonnet

The self lifting bonnet, on dual gas struts, can be easily activated by a switch on the driver’s console.

European Vehicle Type Approval

Conformation that Foton Tractors meet European Performance and Safety standards. EC Directive 2003/37/EC


Engine Model National TDI
Engine Gross Power 90 hp
Rated Speed 2300 rpm
No. of Cylinders 4 Cylinders
Fuel Type Diesel
Aspiration Natural
Displacement -
Fuel Tank Capacity 150 litres
Pre Heating System Glow Plugs

Transmission Manual
No. of Travel Speed Forward/Reverse 16 Forward 8 Reverse

Power Take Off
P.T.O. Type Dual Speed, Semi Independent
P.T.O. Power 54 Kw
P.T.O. Speed 540/1000rpm

Brakes and Clutch
Brakes Dry disc
Clutch Dry, dual stage

Dimensions w/Ag Tyres 4WD
Wheelbase 2236mm
Front Tread 1610mm
Rear Tread 2280mm
Ground Clearance 379mm
Turning Radius w/Brake 3600mm
Turning Radius wo/Brake 4200mm
Length with 3 point linkage
Height from top of ROPS

Total Pump Flow 33.6 litres/minute
Max. Hydraulic Working Pressure 16 Mpa
No. of Spool Valves 4

3 Point Linkage
Standard Category Cat. 2
Lift Capacity 16 Kn
Control Type Position, Draught Mixed

Weight 4WD
Weight with Ag Tyres w/ROPS 3990 kg

Ag 4WD Front 12.4 – 24
Ag 4WD Rear 18.4 – 30

Standard Equipment
Deluxe Cab with heater, sun roof, escape hatch
PTO Guard
Swinging Draw Bar
Rear PTO
Dry Dual Clutch
Rear Differential Lock
3 Point Hitch with multiple position stabiliser
Comfortable, adjustable sprung seat with seat belt
Front Weights
Lockable Tool Box
4 Hydraulic Spool Outlets for Hydraulic Implement Control
Hydrostatic Power Steering
Hand and Foot operated throttle
Road Legal head lights and rear ploughing light
Manual Engine Stop Knob
Selectable 4WD
Creeper Gear Box
Wet disc brakes

Optional Equipment

Instrument Panel
Hour meter
Coolant temperature gauge
Electrical tachometer
Fuel gauge
Engine oil pressure warning light
High Beam, Indicator, hazard Warning Lights
Glow Plug Light
Battery Charging Warning Light
Parking Brake Indicator

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