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Fortschritt Tractor History

Fortschritt model ZT 403 tractorMeaning "progress" in German, Fortschritt is the name commonly applied to a series of tractors produced by the VEB agricultural collective in the former East Germany. The collective was formed in 1948, and took the Fortschritt name in 1955. In 1964, work began on a new tractor which was to become the ZT series. These tractors were state-of-the-art when they were originally built. A lack of continued reseach funding led to a stagnation of the line. Tractor production ended when Germany reunifed in 1989. Various Fortschritt assets were purchased by Case and remained in operation until 2004, when all production was closed.

Fortschritt - Wiki.de - Fortschritt information at the German Wikipedia site

ModelPowerYears
GT 12424 hp1964 - 1972
R-S 0330 hp1949 - 1952
R-S 0815 hp1952 - 1956
R-S 0916 hp1955 - 1965
ZT 30098 hp1967 - 1984
ZT 30398 hp1971 - 1984
ZT 32098 hp1984 - 1990
ZT 32398 hp1984 - 1990
ZT 403180 hp1981
ZT 423140 hp1982 - 1992
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