Claas Lexion 480 versus Trion 750 combines: And the beat goes on

25 years ago two things rocked the agricultural machinery world – the first edition of profi international landed on farmers’ doorsteps and Claas’ hybrid rotary Lexions were unveiled. To mark these important milestones we put a 480 in the field alongside one of the German firm’s latest Trion 750s

by Nick Fone

12 Oct 2021

When it first broke cover in 1995, Claas’ Lexion 480 stopped everyone in the machinery world in their tracks. Here was something truly different – a twin rotor machine with the front end from a strawwalker combine. It wasn’t entirely unexpected that the German manufacturer would come up with something out of the ordinary.