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Dragon Tractor Corp
Successor Branson (North America)
Founded 1987
Founder(s) 1998
Headquarters Trion, Georgia, USA
Products agriculture machinery tractor

Dragon Tractor Corp. was founded in Placerville, California, USA in 1987 to import tractors and equipment from China. The company eventually moved to Trion, Georgia.

The first tractors were built by Shanghai Tractors and FengShou in China. In 1993, Dragon announced plans to import tractors from India built by Hindustan (Gujarat Tractor Corp). These don't seem to have sold very well as no examples have been found.

The company later quit importing Chinese tractors, and began importing Kukje tractors, branded as Branson, and changed the corporate name to Branson Tractors in 1998. In 2003, Branson became part of Kukje, which in turn was purchased by Tong Yang Moolsan in 2017. The Dragon brand was dropped.

Dragon b&w ad (Hindustan) - 1995

1995 Article

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Dragon Tractor Models
Model Year(s) Produced Horsepower Engine Type Misc Notes Photo
Dragon 180 18 hp (13 kW) built by FengShou (Jiangling) Dragon 180
Dragon 264 25 hp (19 kW) built by Shanghai Tractors
Dragon 270 27 hp (20 kW) built by Shanghai Tractors Dragon 270 b&w
Dragon 274 27 hp (20 kW) built by Shanghai Tractors Dragon 274 MFWD
Dragon 320 32 hp (24 kW) built by Shanghai Tractors Dragon 320 brochure
Dragon 324 32 hp (24 kW) built by Shanghai Tractors Dragon 324 MFWD brochure
Dragon ? 31 hp (23 kW) built by Hindustan Tractors
Dragon G-312 1995-1998 44 hp (33 kW) built by Hindustan Tractors
Dragon G-614 1995-1998 built by Hindustan Tractors
Dragon G-804 1995-1998 80 hp (60 kW) built by Hindustan Tractors

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