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Massey Ferguson 185
Massey Ferguson 185 of 1975 -Colin White at Newark 08 - IMG 3611.jpg
Model history
Model introduced 1971
Model discontinued 1979
Model status Discontinued
No. produced Unknown
Engine Specification
Engine make Perkins
Engine model Perkins A4.248
Fuel type Diesel
Power hp 75
Power kW 56
Governed rpm {{{governedrpm}}}
Displacement cu in /(litre) 248 cu inches (4.06 litres)
No. of Cylinders 4
Bore in (mm) 100.96 mm
Stroke in (mm) 127 mm
Cooling system Water
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged NA
Transmission Details
Transmission type Manual or Multi-power
Clutch Dual 12" & 10" dry (manual)
single dry, split torque (MP))
Gearbox make MF
Forward 8 or 12 (MP)
Reverse 2 or 4 (MP)
Drive 2-WD
General Data
Linkage Category Cat II
Lift capacity (lb/kg) 2064 kg
Tyre Sizes (std/options)
Front 7.5 x 16
Rear 18.4/15 x 30 or 16.9/14 x 34 or 13.6/12 x 38
Tractor Dimensions
Length (inches/metres) 3886 mm
Width (inches/meters) 2057 mm
Height (inches/meters) 1727 mm (steering wheel)
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 2671 kg (with wheel weights)
Turning circle (nominal) inches/meters 7010 mm (braked)
Wheelbase 2077 mm
Other info
Factories UK, France, Mexico
Plow rating Unknown
Approximate Cost new in (year) ?
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The Massey Ferguson 185 was built by Massey Ferguson from 1971 to 1976 in the UK. It had a 75 hp (56 kW) Perkins engine.

Model History

For Company history see
Main article: Massey Ferguson

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  • Introduced in 1971.

Factory locations

  • UK, France, Mexico


See Infobox for basic details

Variations and Options

Main option was Std manual gear box or Multi-Power

Serial Numbers Information

Serial Numbers and Year of Manufacture data[1]
Year Serial run Number Built Notes (Total built xyz).
1970 NA First built
1976 Last built No.
year serial no Number built Notes

185 8S c130141 :mot.UA66471 P.V.A.50338


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