|Headquarters||Wanju-Gun, Jeollabuk-Do, South Korea|
|Industry||agriculture machinery tractor|
LS Tractors is a division of LS Cable in South Korea. The group was originally part of the LG conglomeration, and was known as LG Tractors and LG Cable, respectively. Prior to being called LG, the conglomerate was known as GoldStar.
The history of LS Tractors goes back to 1975 as a division of Hyundai, and was started with cooperation with from Yanmar of Japan. In 1983, the former GoldStar Cable Company acquired the company and renamed it GoldStar tractors. The group companies changed names to LG in 1995.
LS is associated with Mitsubishi tractors of Japan for technology, and many tractors are based on Mitsubishi designs, as well as use Mitsubishi engines. LS also imports New Holland tractors to resell as LS-New Holland in South Korea. They originally formed an agreement with Fiat, which later purchased New Holland from Ford. New Holland is now a division of CNH Global).
Badge Engineering / branding deals
Tractors have been sold under Various names for different markets:
- Europe - ?
- North America - they have been sold as LG Montana, Montana, Mahindra, Farmtrac LandTrac, LongAgri LandTrac, McCormick Tractors, Landini, TAFE and as LS.
- South Korea - GoldStar, Fiat-GoldStar, LG Tractors, LG-Fiat, LG-New Holland, LS and LS-New Holland brands
- United Kingdom - LS-built tractors are sold as McCormick Tractors and Landini.
|Model||Year(s) of Production||Horsepower||Engine Type||Misc Notes||Photo|
|LS 30 (LT300)||30 hp (22 kW)|
|LS 38 (LT380)||38 hp (28 kW)|
|LS G3030||2011-||29 hp (22 kW)||Mitsubishi|
|LS I30||30 hp (22 kW)|
|LS I38||38 hp (28 kW)|
|LS I3030||29 hp (22 kW)||Mitsubishi|
|LS I3030H||29 hp (22 kW)||Mitsubishi|
|LS I3040||39 hp (29 kW)||Mitsubishi|
|LS I3040H||39 hp (29 kW)||Mitsubishi|
|LS J23 HST||23 hp (17 kW)|
|LS J2020||23 hp (17 kW)||Mitsubishi|
|LS J2020H||23 hp (17 kW)||Mitsubishi|
|LS J2030H||27 hp (20 kW)||Mitsubishi|
|LS L7010||65 hp (48 kW)|
|LS L7020||75 hp (56 kW)|
|LS L7030||85 hp (63 kW)|
|LS LT520 NEO||52 hp (39 kW)|
|LS LT550 NEO||55 hp (41 kW)|
|LS N41 NEO||41 hp (31 kW)|
|LS N47 NEO||47 hp (35 kW)|
|LS N52 NEO|
|LS N53 NEO|
|LS N55 NEO||55 hp (41 kW)|
|LS N60 NEO||60 hp (45 kW)||(Austria) • Ursus(Poland)|
(Compact tractors & Cultivators)
ATCO • Barfords of Belton • BMB • Bolens(USA) • British Anzani • Bungartz(Germany) • Carterson • Coleby • Crawley • Cub Cadet(USA) • Cub Cadet Yanmar(USA) • Fahr(Germany) • Garner • Gibson • Goldoni Gunsmith • Gutbrod(Germany) • Howard • Hummel • Irus(Germany) • Iseki(Japan) • Jacobsen Corporation • John Deere(USA) • Kendall • Lawn-Boy • Martin Markham • Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery(Japan) • Monarch Tractor Co. • MTD • Newman • OTA • Pasquali • Ransomes • Rollo • Roths Industries Inc.(USA) • Siemens(Germany) • Simplicity(USA) • Singer • Trusty • Wahl(Germany) • Winget • Wheel Horse tractors
Trucks / tool carriers
(Quad bikes etc. for offroad use)
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