Thursday, 19 September 2019 11:31

Black is the new orange!

Written by  Mark Daniel

Sure to brew up a storm in New Zealand, a Dutch Kubota dealer is marketing a Black Edition of a 150hp M7151 tractor.

It sports an all black paint finish, silver wheel rims, LED work lights, orange and black upholstery and black rubber floormats. 

It’s so popular with local contractors that the dealer has taken three forward orders and is now offering the ‘conversion’ on the rest of the Kubota tractor range.

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