Axion ticks all the boxes


As the leading manufacturer of harvesting machinery, Claas knows only too well what’s important in agriculture.

Highest possible comfort, great versatility, intelligent technologies and, last but not least, high economic efficiency are the deciding factors that count for farm contractors.

The new Axion is the perfect example of this — a tractor with impressive performance features and qualities.

It is available as an option with ‘Cmatic’, a new, continuously variable transmission model, which impresses with particularly high comfort.

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The Cmatic provides a unique driving comfort by simply pushing the accelerator pedal, the ground speed is achieved.

Engine speed and transmission ratio are automatically adjusted to bring out the best in the Axion — with the lowest fuel consumption.

The Cmatic transmission is a power split, infinitely variable transmission, in which the power is mainly mechanical and partly hydrostatic.

A hydrostatic unit is used to change transmission ratio between the four ranges of the mechanical power transmission.

This means that the transmission efficiency remains constantly high over the entire speed range and fuel consumption stays low.

With a minimum ground speed of only 80km/h at rated speed, even very slow tasks can be carried out.

The Cmatic transmission is available with a top speed of 50km/h. The top speed is achieved at a reduced engine speed.

Three different driving strategies are possible. In ‘Automotiv’ mode, start, acceleration and deceleration are controlled via the throttle while transmission ratio and engine speed are automatically adapted accordingly.

In ‘Drivestick’ mode, the speed can be changed using the Drivestick on the armrest, while transmission and engine are adapted automatically.

In ‘Manual’ mode, the driver can freely select the engine speed using the throttle and the transmission ratio using the Drivestick.

All relevant information about the selected speed range and cruise control speeds are shown on the ‘Cebis’ colour display screen.

The Cebis system can also be used to make other transmission settings and to infinitely adjust the engine drop and acceleration.

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