John Deere Model R
The John Deere Model R was the first diesel-powered tractor produced by John Deere with a gasoline starting engine. It was also the first tractor they produced that had an optional steel cab. This was a powerful tractor destined for larger farms.
Everything about this tractor was massive, and it was John Deere's most powerful tractor at the time. It was also very fuel-efficient. The Model R was the last of the lettered tractors.
|Years of Manufacturing:||1949 - 1954|
|Factory:||Waterloo, Iowa, USA|
|Original Price:||$3650 (1954)|
|Engine:||John Deere I-head, horizontal two-cylinder|
|Fuel:||Diesel or Gasoline|