Driving impression: Massey Ferguson 8937 handler

At first glance, Massey Ferguson and French materials handler maker FDI Sambron seem strange bedfellows; the former is a tractor giant with a big reputation to protect, while the latter – in the UK, at least – has recently been little more than a bit-part player. Now the two have come together to build a 3 tonne telescopic. Has the new MF8937 got what it takes to succeed in the highly competitive farm handler sector? Andrew Faulkner climbs aboard to find out

by topliner

At first glance, Massey Ferguson and French materials handler maker FDI Sambron seem strange bedfellows; the former is a tractor giant with a big reputation to protect, while the latter – in the UK, at least – has recently been little more than a bit-part player. Now the two have come together to build a 3 tonne telescopic. Has the new MF8937 got what it takes to succeed in the highly competitive farm handler sector? Andrew Faulkner climbs aboard to find out