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Upton farm tractors

Upton was an Australian tractor manufacturer that operated in the 1970s. The company was located in New South Wales and offered the largest four-wheel drive tractors back then. These machines were manufactured by using the surplus spare parts of military tanks and therefore were extremely robust. Such machines could easily undertake even the most challenging tasks where most competitors faced extreme difficulties. After such military equipment parts became scarce, the company started utilising components of construction trucks which were also extremely reliable. Upton stopped its tractor manufacturing segment in the 1980s, however, it still continues to produce irrigation machines that are renowned for their superior build quality. HT-14/350 was the company's most famous model. Upton’s success and global fame can be attributed to this model as it was a 51000-pound two-wheeled tractor with a gargantuan frame. The machines produced by Upton ranged in power from 180 to 350 horsepower and were thus targeted at large-sized customers. Some of the tractor models offered by the company included but were not limited to 180, 225 and HT-14/350.

List of tractor models

Model Power Year of production start Year of production end
HT-14/350 350 hp 1978 1978
MT-855 300 hp 1975 1978
180 180 hp 1970 1970
225 225 hp 1969 1979
Heavy Harry 180 hp 1964 1965