Massey Ferguson 698
Massey Ferguson 698 2-wd at GDSF 08 - IMG 1076
A 2-Wd version at GDSF in 2008
Model history
Model introduced 1983
Model discontinued 1986
Model status Discontinued
No. produced Unknown
Engine Specification
Engine make Perkins
Fuel type Diesel
Power hp 88
Power kW 66
Governed rpm {{{governedrpm}}}
Displacement cu in /(litre) 318 cu in (5.2 Litre)
No. of Cylinders 4
Bore in (mm) 4.50 inches (114 mm)
Stroke in (mm) 5.00 inches (127 mm)
Cooling system Water
Transmission Details
Transmission type Manual
Forward 12
Reverse 4
Drive 2-WD or 4-WD options
Linkage Category Unknown
Tyre Sizes (std/options)
Front 14.9-24 (std)
Rear 18.4-34 (std)
Tractor Dimensions
Weight (nominal) lb/kg 9,940 lbs (4508 kg)
Wheelbase 96 inch
Other info
Factories Beauvais, France
Plow rating Unknown
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Massey Ferguson 698 4-wd reg A260 SYU at GDSF 08 - IMG 1077

A straight unrestored MF 698 4-wd tractor at GDSF 2008

The Massey Ferguson 698 was introduced in 1983 as part of the Massey Ferguson 600 series of tractors. It had a 88 hp (66 kW) Perkins engine.

Model historyEdit

Introduced in 1983 to replace the Massey Ferguson ? series. The MF 698 was built in France at the Beauvais factory.

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For summary spec see box on right.


The odd example appears at tractor shows and working days , mainly in 'working cloths' i.e not cosmetically restored, as these are a relatively modern tractor still capable of a good days work, but have often been down graded to spare / harvest run about as newer Higher hp models have joined the fleet.

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