MILWAUKEE (October 23, 2013)—First-time homeowners looking for an affordable, reliable lawn tractor will find it in the new Snapper ST Series. The two new models have features and consumer benefits consistent with Snapper’s heritage of easy to use, reliable lawn care equipment including dependable engines, durable construction and a pleasing quality of cut at price points starting at $1,399.001
Homeowners can select from either an 18.5-gross hp2 model featuring a Briggs & Stratton Intek™ single cylinder engine and 42” mowing deck or a 20-gross hp2 model touting a Briggs & Stratton Professional Series™ engine and 46” mowing deck. Both lawn tractors have 12-gauge steel frames, 14-gauge steel mowing decks, steel hoods and cast iron front axles that portray the Snapper commitment to great mowing equipment.
Both mowing decks feature two blades and adjustable cutting heights from 1.0” to 4.0”. A tight, 16” turning radius makes them highly maneuverable. A residential 3 year limited warranty covers both the machine and the engine3.
The 18.5-gross hp2 model has a standard advertised price (S.A.P.) of $1,399.00; the 20-gross hp2 model has a price of $1,599.00.1 New for this year, the Snapper ST Series tractors will be available at both independent Snapper dealers and select WalMart stores. For more information, visit www.snapper.com.
1Prices vary by dealer. Taxes, freight, set-up and delivery not included.
2All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 rpm per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.
3Warranty details available at www.snapper.com.
About Briggs & Stratton Corporation
Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of portable generators and pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lawn and garden and turf care through its Simplicity®, Snapper®, Ferris®, Snapper Pro®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. For additional information, please visit www.basco.com or www.briggsandstratton.com.
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