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MF 590 mp - OCN 592R

MF 590 in 2-wd form

The Massey Ferguson 500 Series was introduced in the 1976 to complement the Massey Ferguson 100 series. The range was replaced in the mid 1980s by the Massey Ferguson 600 series. The range was updated from the 100 series style tinwork and with a superior safety cabs for the revised UK safety standards imposed by EU regulations. The distinctive feature was the silver nose surround and black grill with integral lights carried over from the 100 & 200 series models. One notable feature was the tractor only had a door on the nearside, that was integral with the side window, creating good visibility and access.

Model rangeEdit

Model no. Power hp Engine PTO power Gear box
(option)
Photo Notes
MF 550 47 hp Perkins AD3.152s  ? hp 8 speed MF230 Smallest UK 500 series model
MF 560 45 hp Perkins AD3.152 43  ? speed Multi-power Image needed LHB


MF 565 47 hp Perkins A4.236 43 hp  ? speed Multi-power Image needed LHB


4-WD option
MF 575 66 hp Perkins A4.236  ? hp  ? speed Multi-power synchro Image needed LHB


4-WD option
MF 590 70 hp Perkins A4.248S  ? hp  ? Image needed LHB


2 or 4 WD option
MF 592  ? hp Perkins A4.318  ? hp  ? speed Multi-power Image needed LHB


2 or 4 WD option
MF 595 108.5 hp Perkins A4.318  ? hp  ? speed Image needed LHB


2 or 4 WD option

Other marketsEdit

for the polish market Massey Ferguson joined up with Ursus and introduced the MF Ursus 235 and MF Ursus 255, based on the 500 series but with a different cab

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