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VST Tillers Tractors Ltd
Founded 1967
Founder(s) Shri V.T.Krishnamoorthy
Headquarters Bangalore, India
Industry agriculture machinery tractor
Parent VST Group
Subsidiaries MHI-VST Diesel Engines Private Ltd
Website www.vsttillers.com


VST Tillers Tractors Ltd was established near Bangalore, India in 1967 by Mr. Shri V.T.Krishnamoorthy in association with Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery of Japan. VST built small engines and tillers under the VST Shakti brand name. Tractor production began in 1984, again with cooperation from Mitsubishi.[1] They have produced tractors and tillers under various names, including Euro-Trac, Eurotrac, Eurotrac-VST, Mitsubishi-Shakti, Shakti, VST, VST Euro Mitsubishi, VST Mitsubishi Shakti and VST-Shakti, and shipped to various parts of the world, including the USA. VST Tillers Tractors is a part of the VST Group. Combines have been built/sold under the Kukje Shakti name, in cooperation with Kukje of South Korea.

In 2009, VST built 3,758 tractors and 19,068 tillers.[2] In 2010, VST began building a tractor for Sonalika International to market outside of India as a Solis branded tractor.

Approximately 3% of VST Tillers is owned by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries,[3].

VST also builds tillers under license from Cub Cadet, using the VST Shakti Cub Cadet brand.

VST Shakti Cub Cadet RT65 tiller - 2017

2017 VST Shakti Cub Cadet RT65 tiller

MHI-VST Diesel EnginesEdit

MHI-VST Diesel Engines Private Limited is a joint venture company for building diesel engines that was established in Mysore, India in 2007.[4] The company assembles Mitsubishi Diesel Engines models up to 24.1 kW (32.3 hp) and provide spare parts.[5] VST Tillers only owns about 3.5% of this company.


ModelsEdit

VST Tillers Tractor Models
Model Year(s) Produced Horsepower Engine Type Misc Notes Photo
Euro-Trac MT180D 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti Euro-Trac MT180D MFWD
Eurotrac 180 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti
Eurotrac VST 180D 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti EuroTrac - VST 180D MFWD (red)
Eurotrac VST 280D Mitsubishi/VST Shakti
Mitsubishi-Shakti MT180D 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) VST Shakti Mitsubishi-Shakti MT180D MFWD-1998
Shakti MT 180D 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti Shakti MT180D MFWD
VST MT180 OF 2010- 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti VST MT180 OF MFWD2010
VST Euro Mitsubishi GR185 DT 2017- 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti
VST Euro Mitsubishi MT180 2010- 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti VST Euro Mitsubishi MT180 MFWD (blue) - 2015
VST Euro Mitsubishi MT224 2017- 22 hp (16 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti
VST Mitsubishi Shakti VT180D JAI-2W 2014- 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti VST Mitsubishi Shakti VT180D JAI-2W - 2015
VST Mitsubishi Shakti VT180D JAI-2WB 2014- 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti VST Mitsubishi Shakti VT180D JAI-2WB - 2015
VST Mitsubishi Shakti VT224-1D 22 hp (16 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti VST Mitsubishi Shakti VT224-1D MFWD - 2013
VST Mitsubishi Shakti VT224-1D AJAI-4WB 2014- 22 hp (16 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti VST Mitsubishi Shakti VT224D AJAI-4WB MFWD - 2015
VST-Shakti 130-DI 2010- 13 hp (9.7 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti VST-Shakti 130 DI2009
VST Shakti MT 171 DI Samraat 2017- 18 hp (13 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti VST shakti MT171DI Samraat-1
VST-Shakti MT 180 2010- 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti
VST-Shakti MT 180 JAI-2W 2010- 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti
VST-Shakti MT 224-1D AJAI 4WB 2010- 22 hp (16 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti
VST Shakti MT 270 Viraat 4W 2015- 27 hp (20 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti VST Shakti MT 270 Viraat 4W MFWD - 2016
VST Shakti MT 270 Viraat 4W Plus 27 hp (20 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti
VST Shakti 5025R Branson 2018- 47 hp (35 kW) licensed Branson 5025R VST Shakti 5025R Branson MFWD ad - 2017
VST-Shakti Power Cart Mitsubishi/VST Shakti
VST Shakti VT-180D HS / JAI-4W 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti
VST Shakti VT224-1D Plus 22 hp (16 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti


Tractors built for other Companies by VST Tillers
Model Year(s) Produced Horsepower Engine Type Misc Notes Photo
Allied 2504 M 25 hp (19 kW)
Apache Solis 26 GT 2016- 26 hp (19 kW) Mitsubishi/VST assembled in Argentina
FieldMaster VT-224-1D 2014- 22 hp (16 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti FieldMaster VT-224-1D MFWD (VST) - 2014
Field Trac VST 180D 2017- 18 hp (13 kW) Mitsubishi VST
Field Trac VST 224D 2017- 22 hp (16 kW) Mitsubishi VST
Field Tract WTF 185, DT 2017- 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi VST
Field Tract WTF 224, DT 2017- 22 hp (16 kW) Mitsubishi VST
Landini Solis 20 2013- 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi
Mittra MT 20 2017- 20 hp (15 kW) VST
Mittra MT 24 2017- 24 hp (18 kW) VST
Mittra MT 28 2017- 28 hp (21 kW) VST
Montana Solis 20 2013- 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti Montana Solis 20 MFWD (VST) - 2013
Preet 22 2016- 22 hp (16 kW)
Solis 20 2013- 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti Solis 20 MFWD - 2013
Solis 20 Rx 2010- 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti Solis 20 Rx MFWD (VST)-2010
Solis 26 2016- 26 hp (19 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti Solis 26 MFWD - 2015
Solis Brasil 20 2015- 20 hp (15 kW) Mitsubishi/VST built in India/Brazil Solis Brasil 20 MFWD (VST) - 2015
Sonalika International DI-20 Gardentrac 2012- 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti
Taral 818 2012- 18 hp (13 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti Taral 818 MFWD - 2012
Taral VST 818 2013- 18 hp (13 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti Taral VST 818 MFWD (VST) - 2013
VST Euro Golden Rabbit GT185 DT 2015- 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti VST Euro Golden Rabbit GT185 DT MFWD - 2015
VST Euro Golden Rabbit MT180 2015- 18 hp (13 kW) Mitsubishi/VST Shakti built in India/Vietnam
WorldTrac 24 2016- 24 hp (18 kW) Mitsubishi/VST


Kukje Shakti combine harvester Models
Model Year(s) of Production Horsepower Engine Type Misc Notes Photo
Kukje Shakti K4000C combine
Kukje Shakti TC1710L combine 18.5 hp (13.8 kW) Kukje Shakti TC1710L combine-2002

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