Milwaukee, Wis., (September 24, 2012) — A compact new zero-turn mower from Ferris®
, the IS®
600Z, is a superior value. Featuring patent pending suspension technology, this mower is bar none the best value in its class!
Powered with your choice of a 27 gross hp* Briggs & Stratton Professional Series™ or 18.5 gross hp** Kawasaki FS600V engine, the IS® 600Z utilizes Hydro-Gear® ZT-3400® transaxles for improved performance and less downtime. Available in 44” and 48” cutting widths, a foot-operated deck lift provides the operator with variable cutting heights from 1.5” to 4.5”. The IS® 600Z (48”) is equipped with our innovative iCD™ Cutting System with stripe kit. The mowing deck on IS® 600Z (44”) is made from 10-gauge steel, featuring over-lap welded corners, double thick top and double reinforced side skirts.
There are several accessories available for the IS® 600Z to make you even more productive: FAST-Vac® or TURBO-Pro™ Double Bagger Collection System, Hitch Kit, Mulch Kit, Arm-Rests, Flat-Free Caster Tires, and the IS® 600Z is pre-wired for an optional Light Kit.
Other features of the IS® 600Z include:
Up to 10 mph (48”) / 8 mph (44”) ground speed
5.5 gallon fuel tank
Aluminum greaseable spindles
Roll Over Protection System (ROPS) with retractable seat belt
NEW 2+2 Limited Commercial Warranty
“We’ve packed the IS® 600Z full of features at a price you would find hard to match,” says Bill Shea, Vice President of Commercial Sales for the Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group. “This new series includes and the features and performance you would expect from Ferris, at a very attractive price.”
Ferris is a brand of the Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group. The Power Products Group is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lawn and garden and turf care equipment through its Simplicity®, Snapper®, Ferris® and Snapper Pro® brands. Briggs & Stratton Corporation is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on all seven continents.
*All power levels are stated gross horsepower per SAEJ1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton
**All power levels are stated gross horsepower per SAE J2723 as rated by Kawasaki