Peterburgsky Traktorny Zavod

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History

History of tractor construction of Kirovskii Zavod

1924

1924 The production of American Fordson tractors was localized at the Putilov factory. The first Russian tractor - Fordson-Putilovets was released. Russian industrial tractor construction was launched.

1934-1940

1934-1940 More powerful tractors Universal-1 and Universal-2 were mass-produced at the factory. Since 1924 it has been issued nearly 150,000 of Universal and Fordson-Putilovets tractors .

1962 

1962 First generation of Kirovets agricultural tractors: models K-700 (210/ 220 HP) and K-700A (220/ 235 HP). The first Kirovets K-700 was released on July 13th. During this year 15 tractors were constructed. The first pilot batch of 50 tractors was assembled in 1963.

1964

1964 Start of series production of Kirovets tractors. In September 14, 1964 the main tractor assembly line produced the first production K-700, this year more than 1,200 vehicles were released.

1975

The second generation of Kirovets agricultural tractors: the first production K-701 (300 HP) was assembled; 100-thousandth production K-700 was released.

1979

The first generation of Kirovets industrial tractors: design documentation was completed and the first production tractors K-703 (235 HP) was assembled as a base for forestry machines complex manufacturing.

1980

The first samples of the world's most powerful wheeled agricultural tractors of the 8th pulling  class K-710 Iliich (500 HP) was assembled, and 200-thousandth serial tractor was released.

1985

Third generation of Kirovets agricultural tractors: the first production tractor К-701М (335/ 350 HP) was assembled , 300-thousandth tractor was released.

1989

The second generation of Kirovets industrial tractors: production of construction and road vehicles based on industrial tractor K-702 (235/ 250 HP) began.

1995

Fourth generation of Kirovets agricultural tractors: the first model of K-734 (250 HP) and K-744 (350 HP) were produced for export. 460-thousandth serial tractor was released.

2000

Fifth generation of Kirovets agricultural tractors: the first К-744Р tractors were produced for the domestic market, the first experimental batch of K-745 (428 HP) was released.

 

2002

On February 1, 2001, the transition from production that was no longer relevant to modern requirements and security standards of models K-700, K-701 and K-703 to serial production of new models К-744Р (250/ 300/ 350 HP) was completed.

2007

Third generation of Kirovets industrial tractors: design documentation and model prototypes of the front loader K-3060 with load capacity of 6 tons were released.

 

2008  

Sixth generation of Kirovets agricultural tractors: design documentation and models prototypes of the K-9000 (354-516 HP) were released.

2010

Design documentation and models prototypes of front loader K-3080 with load capacity of 8 tons and of universal tractor module K-708 with overall width of 2.5 m were released.

2014 

Series of loaders and Kirovets universal road vehicles series K-702 were updated.

2014

Truck, based on K-708 was released.

2014 

In-depth overhaul of Kirovets tractors series К-744Р was carried out.

2015 

A new model of Kirovets industrial tractor of the new generation was released.