New Holland Unveils T9 With PLM Intelligence, Its Most Powerful And Connected Tractor To Date


Introducing the next evolution high-horsepower tractors for the high-performance operator

North American producers in need of a high-horsepower, highly connected tractor now have the next generation solution in the new T9 with PLM Intelligence™ from New Holland. Today the global equipment leader announced its new T9 lineup, featuring seven horsepower levels, track or wheel options, and a choice of two transmissions to suit the unique needs of large operations.

“Our new T9 series showcases the best of New Holland’s power, comfort, efficiency and versatility,” said Brett Davis, Vice President for New Holland North America. “When we pair with PLM Intelligence connected features, we make this the most advanced, most powerful tractor New Holland has ever offered.”

Operators experience New Holland’s latest PLM Intelligence technology with all new in-cab controls that provide control and customization without complication. The IntelliView™ 12 in-cab monitor offers quick configuration and advanced features such as custom layout options for each individual job and operator, 3D maps, touchscreen or encoder navigation, and seamless integration with PLM 1 and PLM 2 guidance subscriptions. Additionally, with MYPLMCONNECT™, producers can manage their farm, fleet and data seamlessly. Utilize data solutions for better agronomic insights, machine performance optimization, and secure data sharing – all for greater ROI.

“This line of connected tractors represents the continuous progress of New Holland in providing customer-focused solutions both in technology and equipment,” says Ken Paul, product marketing manager for New Holland. “Growers don’t need to sacrifice comfort or precision for power and torque. ISOBUS III technology delivers easier connectivity and implement recognition, while an improved instrument cluster, multi-function handle and armrest offer simple, intuitive controls.”

The new series of T9 tractors with PLM Intelligence will be available in seven different models, ranging from 370 to 620 rated engine horsepower, providing operators with best-in-class power and torque for the world’s largest and most power-hungry implements. Customers will also have the choice of the traditional Ultra Command™ full PowerShift transmission or the AutoCommand™ CVT.

“The PLM Intelligence platform is built to support continuing advancements in precision agriculture, keeping our operators on the cutting edge,” says Luke Zerby, PLM product marketing manager for New Holland, North America. “Through the platform’s five-year Advanced Telematics in these models,  producers can expect real-time connectivity to their New Holland dealer, improved profitability through remote software updates, diagnostics and data integration, and increased machine uptime. They can also expect the industry best in guidance, an easier operator interface, and improved decision-making capability from data analytics.”The newest T9 series tractors feature FPT Cursor 9 or Cursor 13 engines with New Holland exclusive ECOBlue™ HI-eSCR (DPF-free) after treatment to keep fuel and maintenance costs low to make the most of every pass. The Comfort Ride™ cab suspension and ergonomic seat ensure a smooth and comfortable ride and puts the latest PLM Intelligence technology within arms reach.

New Holland dealers will be taking orders for the model year 2020 T9 with PLM Intelligence tractors beginning spring 2020, with the first units set to deliver in summer 2020.