Honda introduces power tiller to boost farm productivity in hilly area

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, July 1: Honda India Power Products Limited (HIPP) today unveiled its new compact power tiller FQ650 to deal with a wide range of customer needs.
Farmers engaged in farming of vegetables, spices, horticulture, cash crops, orchards and nurseries among others have been demanding a compact, powerful and economical power tiller capable of doing various farm operations like ground-breaking, pulverizing, furrow & ridge formation and de-weeding operations efficiently.
HIPP has been at the forefront of introducing Honda’s legendary 4 stroke technology in agriculture and has successfully established its premium model FJ500 and the compact model F300 in gasoline fuelled power tiller category offering a robust and durable companion to Indian farmers.
A handout of HIPP stated that the latest addition of FQ650 fulfils a long-standing need of a basic compact tiller for farmers, who were demanding a powerful yet affordable power tiller for their daily farm operations.
FQ650 is powered by durable Honda GP200H engine delivering 5.5 hp power and best in class performance with a max torque of 12.4 N-m @2,500 rpm and a tilling width of 900mm with tyne dia of 300mm capable of tackling various farm operations effectively. FQ650 offers unmatched fuel efficiency while being so light at 65.2 kg in its class – fulfilling farmers’ need of a compact, durable, powerful and cost-effective solution.
Announcing the launch Gagan Pal – Vice President – Head of Sales, Marketing & Service at HIPP said: “As the efficiency and mechanization of agriculture work advances, the demand for compact tillers is rising among farmers in the emerging markets including India. Honda tillers have been the choice of Indian farmers for many years and this new model will help to further increase mechanization of their routine farm operations thereby helping them to increase their farm productivity. Honda FQ650 is the most powerful, convenient, cost-effective and easy to use tiller making it easy and safe to use even by first-time users regardless of age and gender.”
The newly launched power tiller FQ650 is available at over 500 Honda authorized retail dealership outlets across the country.