New Holland H8040 Prairie Special

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An H8000 Series Prairie Special is a Speedrower® windrower customized for high-capacity swathing of grains, oilseed or pulse crops. A New Holland Prairie Special cuts big acreage down to size fast. These machines include the features most requested by prairie grain-swathing customers, including:

  • Deluxe cab upgrade package
  • Front windshield wiper/washer
  • In-cab speed control for reel and canvas speeds
  • Engine cold start
  • Fixed-position crop shields
  • Cab and rear axle suspension
  • Header quick latch
  • Draper ready with chaff wiper kit
  • 600/65 R28 RIW tires

An H8000 Series Prairie Special gives you efficient cutting, smooth feeding and unmatched grain swathing control. Hydraulic knife, reel and draper belt drive mean smooth operation and maximum in-cab adjustment. You get “on the go” control of header flotation, reel speed and knife angle, and a push-button return-to-cut feature after each pass.


Model  H8040 Prairie Special
Cab Deluxe, curved tinted glass
Cab suspension Standard
Cab air filtration Dual: 1 external air filter and 1 in-cab recirculation filter
Seat Deluxe air suspension seat with fore / aft lumbar adjuster, ride dampening
Instructor seat Standard
Rear axle ground clearance 35.7 (908) with 18.4 x 26 front tires
Engine New Holland 4-cylinder 274 cu. in. (4.5 L) Turbocharged with air-to-air intercooler
Rated horsepower, hp (kW)* 126 (94) @ 2300 rpm
Fuel injection pump Mechanical
Batteries / alternator 1, 12-volt 925 CCA / 150 amp
Fuel capacity, gal. (L) 120 (454)
Rotary radiator screen cleaner Standard
Front tread width  
Front tread width, in (mm) 127 (3225)**
Header drive  
Header drive Hydraulic
Header flotation  
Header flotation Hydraulic (in-cab adjustable)
Header Tilt  
Hydraulic Standard
Header power reverser Standard
Adjustable windrow shields Standard
In-cab windrow-width adjustment Optional
Single lever header transport lock system Standard
Height, in. (mm) 134.1 (3415)**
Length, in. (mm) with header 283.1 (7192) with HS Series
less header and lift arms, in. (mm) 205.2 (5213)
Rear tread width  
Rear tread width (adjustable), in. (mm) 90–105–120 (2286–2667–3048)
Rear axle suspension Optional
Rear axle tires 14L x 16.1 8PR
Transmission Dual range hydrostatic
Final drive Double reduction planetary
Steering Hydrostatic
Speed range, mph (kph) 0–10.6 (0–17) working** 0–15.8 (0–25.4) road**
Tractor weight, lbs. (kg) 10,745 (4874)**
Wheelbase, in. (mm) 138 (3494)

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