Phoenix (Farmers Tractors Australia Pty Ltd)
Founder(s) Laurie Phillips
Defunct 1982
Headquarters Merredin, Western Australia, Australia
Products agriculture machinery tractor

The Phoenix articulated tractors were built by Farmers Tractors Australia Pty Ltd in Merredin, Western Australia, Australia by Laurie Phillips, the founder of Acremaster. After he sold off, or lost control of, Acremaster, also an articulated tractor manufacturer, he went on to found Farmers Tractors Australia Pty Ltd. At least one model even used the Acremaster name on it. The company built tractors for four years before falling on difficult times.[1]

Mr. Phillips went on to found Phillbourne Manufacturing.[2]


Phoenix Tractor Models
Model Year(s) Produced Horsepower Engine Type Misc Notes Photo
Phoenix Acremaster 350 Mercedes-Benz Phoenix Acremaster 350 4WD - 1985
Phoenix 2100 1987-1991 210 hp (160 kW) Mercedes-Benz
Phoenix 2800 1987-1991 275 hp (205 kW) Mercedes-Benz
Phoenix 3500 1987-1991 343 hp (256 kW) Mercedes-Benz Phoenix 3500 4WD
Phoenix 3550 1987-1991 343 hp (256 kW) Mercedes-Benz
Phoenix 4000 1987-1991 410 hp (310 kW) Mercedes-Benz

See alsoEdit

Other Australian tractor makers include;


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