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Massey Ferguson 590
MF 590 at Driffield-P8100536.JPG
at Driffield
Model history
Model introduced 1975
Model discontinued 1982
Model status Discontinued
No. produced Unknown
Preceded by ?
Superseded by Massey Ferguson 690
Engine Specification
Engine make Perkins
Engine model Perkins A4.248
Fuel type Diesel
Power hp 79
Governed rpm {{{governedrpm}}}
Displacement cu in /(litre) 248 cu in
No. of Cylinders 4
Cooling system Water
Naturally aspirated, Turbo or Supercharged na
Transmission Details
Transmission type Multi-power
Forward 12
Reverse 4
Drive 2-WD or 4-wd (option)
General Data
Linkage Category Cat I, Cat II
Lift capacity (lb/kg) 2227
(2640 with assister ram)
Tractor Dimensions
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 3378 with PAVT wheels)
Cab Details
Cab Make Massey Ferguson
Type of Cab Safety
Other info
Factories Banner Lane, Coventry, England
? France (4-wd model)
Poland (Ursus)
Plow rating Unknown
Approximate Cost new in (year) ?
Web site
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The Massey Ferguson 590 was introduced in 1975 as one of the Massey Ferguson 500 series lineup. It had a 79 hp (59 kW) Perkins engine.

Model history

For company history, see Massey Ferguson.

Introduced as on of 3 Models in the 500 series to meet new safety regulations from the mid 1970s in the UK. Fitted with a Flat floor safety cab. Initially only a 2-wd tractor, but a 4-wd option was offered from 1978. In later years, it was built under license in Poland by Ursus.

Specification changes / Options


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List of known Massey Ferguson 590 tractors in preservation
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Reg No.
(if known)
Serial No. Build-Date Engine-Type/Make Owner
(if known)
Photo Were seen/Featured in Other info
OCN 592R+ sn unknown 19? Perkins Owner ? MF 590 mp - OCN 592R .jpg - Notes
URR 349S+ sn unknown 19? Perkins Owner ? Massey ferguson 590 - URR 349S at Lincoln 08 - P8170537.jpg at Lincolnshire Steam and Vintage Rally 2008 Notes
Unknown S/n unknown 19? Perkins Owner ? MF 590 at Driffield-P8100536.JPG at Driffield Steam and Vintage Rally
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See also


References / sources

  • The Massey Ferguson Legacy, by John Farnworth, p225

External links

MF web site