Arbos 5130 Global tractor: New kid on the block

Back in 2011, the Chinese company Foton Lovol tasked a team of engineers based near Bologna in Italy to develop a range of European-spec tractors. A good number of the group had experience with existing Italian-based tractor manufacturers including Case New Holland, Argo (McCormick/Landini) and SAME Deutz-Fahr so things looked promising for the fledgling outfit.

17 Sep 2019

While there’s been much fanfare around the arrival of Chinese-owned, Italian-built Arbos tractors for a number of years, until now there’s been no sign of any production machines for us to try. Finally, with the help of a Dutch dealer, we got hold of one of the first 136hp Global tractors to appear on the scene