High-speed Hanomag: Captain Leadfoot is on the Warpath

At profi we don’t usually venture into the world of vintage tractors. Yet this is no ordinary old timer. Rudolf Wehner's Hanomag can be regularly spotted tearing up the tarmac on its way to vintage shows where, not surprisingly, it's generally one of the first to arrive

by Wilfried Holtmann

17 Jan 2021

“I don’t have the time for slow, casual trips,” jests Rudolf Wehner about his motivation to own the fastest tractor in Germany. His Hanomag Robust zips along at 105km/hr; that’s a touch over 65mph. When he goes on the warpath, he may not break any land speed records, but there are certainly some faces that can't quite believe what they're seeing or hearing.