Product Details

The Ransomes MP series has been developed from the ground up as a new generation of adaptable and practical wide area mowers. Delivering productivity on all fronts, the Ransomes MP Series is highly manoeuvrable, easy to transport, engineered for reduced downtime and boasts the best power to weight ratio in its class.
The MP493 features a direct injection 49hp Kubota Diesel engine, complying with Stage IIIA and avoiding complex emission control. Its mechanical over hydraulic transmission system and electronic lift lower controls makes this a practical, high performing mower that will keep your running costs down.

  • • Lightest in class - Ground up design from high strength steel delivers efficiency all day long without sacrificing toughness.
  • • Intelligent Plus+1 controller - Provides convenient safety features including electronic deck locks and the option for TST for safe slope monitoring.
  • • Maintenance Free Direct Drive Decks - Offer a choice of width of cut options for the highest productivity in all environments.
  • • ISO Mounted Operators Platform - With a high specification suspension seat provides a superior view of the work area and puts the controls right where you need them
  • • Narrowest transport width in class - Allows this mower to go places others simply can't.
  • • Suretrac 4WD - Parallel-cross-series flow ensures superior traction when climbing or cutting side slopes.


Kubota V2403-M-DI-E3B 4-cyl, liquid-cooled diesel
48.9 hp @ 2700 rpm
Emissions Level
EU Stage IIIA - (EPA Tier 4 Interim)
Cooling System
Side-by-side radiator/hydraulic oil cooler; pressurized; 8 qt. capacity, 8.5 fins per inch
Fuel Capacity
20.4 gal
Electrical System
12-volt, input/output controller. 45/60 amp alternator. Overload protection with automotive type fuses.
Traction System
Hydrostatic closed loop parallel cross series SureTrac system; variable displacement piston pump; front high torque fixed displacement piston wheel motors; full time auto 4wd fwd, on demand in reverse.
Deck Drive
Seven individual hydraulic motors with self lubricating integral bearings
Hydraulic System
13.3 gal capacity reservoir, O-ring face seal fittings, 10 micron remote charge filters, suction screen at tank, oil cooler side by side radiator, diagnostic test ports.
Hydraulic Cooling
Side by side pressurised hydraulic oil cooler
Front Tires
26 x 12-12 tubeless 8 ply
Rear Tires
20 x 10-8 tubeless 6 ply
Service Brakes
Dynamic through traction system
Parking Brake
Wet parking brakes integrated into wheel motors
Q-Amp® Variable rate, hydrostatic powered equal displacement cylinder to rear wheels
Caster Wheels
Six, 9 x 3.5 - 4. Smooth, semi pneumatic puncture proof, sealed precision ball bearings
Weight Transfer
On demand electrically operated hydraulic weight transfer system
Height of cut
1 - 4.75" in 0.25" increments; tool-less adjustment
Cutting Capacity
8.0 acres/hr at 7.5 mph (10% allowance for overlap)
8.8 acres/hr at 7.5 mph (10% allowance for overlap)
Overall Cutting Width
118" or 129"
Deck Lift/Lower
Fingertip operated joysticks for individual deck lift/lower; cross cut position; front deck service position with lock pin.
15.5 mph
4 mph
3741 lbs; 4215 lbs with cab
143" Front deck down
83" ROPS up; 67" ROPS & decks down
Transport Width
65" at 2" height of cut
Road lighting kit, beacon, Tilt Sensory Technology (TST), air suspension seat, puncture resistant tyres, air-conditioned cab


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