The high capacity 5500 Horizon is one of our largest models. The 5500 models benefit from having our unique Panoramic cab. Designed in house and built in Germany this cab features the latest Category 4 filtration. Comfort, visibility, build quality and ergonomics are to the highest standard and the impressive low noise levels take operator wellbeing to the next stage.
Powered by the latest Deutz Tier 4 Final turbocharged engine rated at 180 kW (242hp) the 5500 boasts a high power to weight ratio offering excellent performance even in the most arduous conditions.
Driving Dynadrive wheel motors with full dynamic disc brakes on all wheels the 5500 complies with all legal road regulations. The ‘SmartDrive’ also automatically changes wheel motor displacements as forward speed is increased. This system can be further advanced with Traction Control if required.
Fitted in the cab is both a foot brake and accelerator which can be used on the road for smooth and safe operation up to the machines maximum speed. The cab also features a tactile membrane keypad for all control functions. As with all Horizon and Vision machines numerous options are available – see the options page for more details.
The 5500 is an obvious sized machine to take a larger than 24m booms and the factory built steel booms now feature hydraulic anti-yaw and can spray at 12, 24 and the widest boom width. They can also be fitted with the latest Hypro ‘DuoReact’ nozzle bodies for the fitment of fertiliser dribble bars.
Tier 4 Final watercooled engine with Add Blue
Fully hydrostatic 4 wheel drive with 4-speed transmission for high field torque and high road speed
Poclain wheel motors
Primary hydrostatic with dynamic braking with foot pedal and boosted braking on the joystick
Hydraulic Oil Tank
200 litres (High Grade HV 46)
Selectable 4 wheel steer on foot pedal with auto alignment
Welded hollow steel section
68-80 or 72-84 OR 68-84 Full Hydraulic Sliding Axles
Self levelling hydro-pneumatic with optional ‘Dual Ride’ facility for softer ride in the field
High visibility, luxury cab with climate control, high back air seat, CD player, electric mirrors, carbon filtration
Steering column adjustable for height and angle. Joystick control for forward/reverse, main on/off and control of boom sections and height, and selectable 4-wheel steer. In cab control of clean water rinse tank (with standard pump only)
Spray Tank Size
300 litres (external) mounted over rear axle
Standard 6 cylinder 400l/min Dual Speed
Main suction filter with flushing pressure filter and nozzle filters
Standard 24m 2 stage gullwing. Optional VG Boom and up to 40m booms
Standard stainless steel 0.75in with Prime and Purge boom re-circulation. Triplet nozzle bodies c/w 3 sets of spray tips (customer choice). Optional Quad, Quin Or Twin Lines
Standard 7 section cut offs in 24m. No cost option 4,5 or 6 section boom
Twin rotary valves to control self-filling, spray, wash and pump out. Stainless steel 25 litre chemical induction hopper
Min Spray Height
Max Spray Height
Standard RDS Delta 4 Pro-Series pressure controlled through electric butterfly. Optional GPS and Boom Levelling
Turning Circle 8.5m
Ground Clearance 1060mm
Std 420/85 R34 Michelin Yieldbibs, larger sizes optional
Fuel Tank 270 litres
Max Road Speed 40 km/h
Unladen Weight 9.0 tonnes
Overall Width 2.9m
Overall Length 8.6m
Overall Height 3.7m