Where the new Claas Trion 740 combine fits on the farm

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Claas has introduced a new Class 7 combine model for those looking at a new combine with modern features, but a lower price tag.

RealAgriculture field editor Bern Tobin toured the Claas booth at the Farm Progress Show at Des Moines, Iowa, to get the scoop on where the Trion 740 might fit for farmers.

The Trion features the same hybrid technology inside, but in a simpler package than the Lexion, says Claas product supervisor Jeff Gray.

Lexion is very robust, with heavy duty drives — the Trion 740 is for those that aren’t pushing the limits of productivity, but want to do a better job, at a lower cost, says Gray.

It’s a different philosophy when approaching harvest. Gray explains it’s about optimization, not necessary maximizing what you can do in a day.

As a Class 7 combine, the Trion features a 402-horsepower Cummins engine, so it can still handle 12-row chopping corn heads or draper headers up to 40-feet wide. Changing heads takes less than 5 minutes, too.

Check out more coverage of the Farm Progress Show here

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