In the UK’s big tractor sector it could be argued that Massey Ferguson has lost out in recent years to the likes of Case and John Deere, with these firms’ MX Magnum and 8010 ‘flags’ grabbing most of the high hp headlines. Could be image, could be price, could be spec. Indeed it could be a number of things. Will the latest generation 8200- series, built in Beauvais make a difference? We test the MF flagship 191kW/260hp MF8280