Milwaukee, Wis., (September 24, 2012) — A new zero-turn mower from Ferris®, the IS® 700Z, offers up to five feet of cutting power at an amazing value. Featuring with our patented suspension system, this mower is full of features to increase the operator’s productivity. The IS® 700Z also features a new patent pending steering system with solid rods and sealed ball bearings pivots to deliver long lasting smooth control.
Powerful engine choices include: 28-gross hp* Vanguard™ BIG BLOCK™, 28-gross hp* Briggs & Stratton Commercial Turf Series™, 23.5-gross hp** Kawasaki FS730V, or 23-gross hp** Kawasaki FS691V engine. The IS® 700Z utilizes Hydro-Gear ZT-3400® transaxles for improved performance and less downtime. Equipped with the innovative iCD™ Cutting System with striping kit, the IS 700Z is available in 52” and 61” cutting widths. A foot-operated deck lift provides the operator with variable cutting heights from 1.5” to 5”.
There are several accessories available for the IS® 700Z to make users even more productive: FAST-Vac™ Triple Bagger Collection System, TURBO-Pro™ Double or Triple Bagger Collection System, Hitch Kit, Mulch Kit, Premium Adjustable Seat, Flat-Free Caster Tires, and the IS® 700Z is pre-wired for an optional Light Kit.
Other features of the IS® 700Z include:
• Up to 10 mph ground speed
• 5.5 gallon fuel tank
• Aluminum greaseable spindles
• Removable floor pan
• 180-Degree Folding Roll Over Protection System (ROPS)
with retractable seat belt
• NEW 2+2 Year Limited Warranty
“The IS® 700Z will be our best value in the 2013 line-up,” says Bill Shea, Vice President of Commercial Sales for the Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group. “This new series is packed with innovative features that will deliver increased productivity and a precision quality-of-cut.”
Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiary Briggs & Stratton Power Products Group LLC is North America’s number one marketer of portable generators and pressure washers, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of standby generators, along with lawn and garden and turf care through its Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro®, Ferris® and Murray® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents.
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*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