25 December 2019

The JCB Fastrac - with, er, a few modifications - has been crowned the world's fastest tractor. 

Its driver, former bike racer and speed addict Guy Martin, took the Fastrac to a world record speed of 135.191mph, with a peak speed of 153.771mph, in 2019.

Now, for Autocar's famous Christmas Road Test, we not only bring you a full walkaround and technical specification of the JCB Fastrac, but we drive it flat out too.

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26 December 2019

... thinking about that pressure tank for the air-brakes, if empty - no brakes, 5 ton vehicle capable of 150mph.

27 December 2019

Good point about keeping the tanks full!

Great Christmas road test Matt.  Merry Christmas to you and the team!

30 December 2019

err..hoodwinked. headline should read 5-600HP tractor driven. 

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