Nine models in 100-, 200- and 300-series feature advances in quality, ergonomics and performance across all usage levels and price ranges
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Dealers and consumers seeking excellence in driveway, sidewalk and parking lot snow removal can face this winter's fury without fear - Husqvarna is unveiling an entire new line of snow throwers for the Canadian market.
The brand new Husqvarna 100-, 200- and 300-series snow throwers consist of nine models that transform the marketplace through technological innovations, ergonomic advancements and a wide range of features designed to take product performance and customer satisfaction to new levels. The new Husqvarna snow throwers replace all previous models.
The full line of snow products are now on display and available for purchase at Husqvarna dealers across Canada. Visit http://www.husqvarna.com/ca/en/dealers/dealer-locator/ to connect with a local dealer.
"After working extensively with our consumers we have delivered on what snow customers care about most: simplicity and reliability. This new line of snow throwers includes features such as adjustable height handle bars, infinitely variable speed hydrostatic transmissions and cast iron impellers on our premium dealer models. These machines make a difficult job easier," said Nick Schomer, Global Product Manager, Husqvarna.
Each model includes a high-performing Husqvarna-brand engine, designed specifically for cold weather use. The engine offers a quiet muffler system, manual idle-down throttle, oversized recoil handle to fit winter gloves and other features to optimize performance and operator comfort. Along with quality and performance comes peace of mind – these snow throwers also feature an extensive"5&5" protection - a five-year engine warranty and five-year start guarantee.
To celebrate the new line up Husqvarna is also offering a special financing promotion encouraging Canadians to feel zero fear this winter. Customers who purchase any snow thrower between October 15th and December 31, 2014 from participating, authorized Husqvarna dealers, can qualify for the special financing offer that includes zero down payment, zero interest and zero payments for 12 months.*
Husqvarna Snow Thrower Product Line-Up
The 100-series line consists of two premium, single-stage snow throwers offering easy starting, maneuverability and storage, along with rugged durability. They are designed for occasional removal of new snow in small areas and in tight spaces, like garage driveways and narrow sidewalks. Key features include:
- Ergonomic, height-adjustable, quick-release handle, which can fold for easy storage
- Heavy-duty rubber auger and a welded, one-piece steel frame
- LED headlights, for easy operation in dark conditions (ST 151 only)
- Remote chute rotator (ST 151 only)
The manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) is $529.99 for the entry-level Husqvarna ST 111, and $749.99 for the Husqvarna ST 151.
The 200-series line consists of three, two-stage snow throwers offering efficient, quiet clearing, and supreme performance due to friction-disc transmission, improved power steering, adjustable handles and a high throwing capacity. They are designed for medium duty, occasional removal of new and old snow from large garage driveways and paths, on all types of surfaces. Key features include:
- Industry-first adjustable handle, with heated hand grips
- Ribbon auger, which improves the snow/air mixture, making snow removal easier and more efficient
- Surface-protecting plastic skid shoes, which are reversible and adjustable
- Friction-disc transmission for easy speed changes depending on snow conditions
- Dual LED headlights
The MSRP is $999.99 for the Husqvarna ST 224, $1,299.99 for the Husqvarna ST 227P and $1,499.99 for the Husqvarna ST 230P.
The 300-series line consists of four premium, top-of-the-line, two-stage snow throwers for landowners needing high-capacity, robustness, durability and comfort in frequently clearing large areas in all snow conditions. Key features include:
- Hydrostatic transmission and power steering, for smooth, powerful operation
- Cast-iron impeller – an industry first – with four blades/shovels, for maximum durability in all conditions
- Cast iron auger gearbox for maximum durability featuring a 10-year warranty
- Higher capacity bucket, impeller and ribbon for high-volume snow clearing
- Chute extensions and drift cutter bars
The MSRP is $1,799.99 for the Husqvarna ST 324P, $1,999.99 for the Husqvarna ST 327P, $2,199.99 for the Husqvarna ST 330P and $2,999.99 for the Husqvarna ST 330T.
Husqvarna Group is the world's largest producer of outdoor power products including robotic lawn mowers, garden tractors, chainsaws and trimmers. The Group is also the European leader in consumer watering products and one of the world leaders in cutting equipment and diamond tools for the construction and stone industries. Founded in 1689 and celebrating 325 years of engineering innovation, the Group's products and solutions are sold via dealers and retailers to both consumers and professional users in more than 100 countries. Net sales in 2012 amounted to SEK 31 billion, and the Group had 15,400 employees on average in more than 40 countries.
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*12 Months No Interest, No Payment Promotional Offer: Subject to credit approval on a Yard Card Canada credit card account. A minimum purchase of $500 or more is required. No payments are required during the promotional period. Interest will not accrue during the promotional period. If during the Promotional term you do not make a required monthly payment the Promotional Offer will terminate and the Preferred Rate of Interest will apply. After the promotional term expires, the remaining balance owed on the promotional purchase will then be charged interest at the Preferred Rate until the account balance is paid in full. The Preferred Rate of Interest is 29.9% per annum. †Purchase any Husqvarna snow thrower between Oct. 15 and Dec. 31 and enter to win your purchase – value up to $3000 CAD (3 prizes in total given away). Promotion valid in Canada only. Online product registration required. "Win your purchase" offer is not affiliated with the credit card program.
SOURCE: Husqvarna Canada
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