Hayter Harrier 48 Autodrive KeyStart Rear Roller Petrol Lawnmower | 491

  • Product Details

    Part of Hayter’s award winning Harrier series of rear roller mowers, the Harrier 48 Autodrive KeyStart is the perfect mower to give you those classic British strips on medium sized gardens.

    With a simple key start mechanism you’ll be able to start your mower with ease every time.

    With a cutting width of 48 cm, the Harrier 48 is ideally suited to mowing medium lawns, up to the size of a tennis court. When mowing larger lawns, the Harrier 48’s self-propulsion system comes into its own and takes much of the effort out of mowing. Variable speed settings (ranging from 1.5mph-3mph) and effortless electric start system make this model incredibly easy to use. A powerful Briggs & Stratton petrol engine powers both the Autodrive system and the precision-engineered cutterblade. This engine is designed specifically for use in lawnmowers, so offers optimum performance along with reduced noise and emissions.

    The Hayter Harrier 48 Autodrive 491 is also noteworthy for its durable die-cast aluminium deck, which is corrosion resistant and extends around the cutting deck for easy mowing around borders, and tough ABS under-deck liner, which is easy to clean and reduces noise during operation. Excellent results are further guaranteed thanks to the inclusion of a split ribbed rear roller, offering superior traction and to ensuring a crisp striped finish when mowing, as well as variable height-of-cut adjustment (13-60mm) controlled via an easy to use single lever system.

    Designed and manufactured in the UK, the Hayter Harrier 48 Autodrive Electric Start is also notable for including Hayter’s friction disc to protect your mower’s engine should you hit a solid object while mowing, backed by a lifetime guarantee against engine crankshaft damage. For added peace of mind, this fantastic mower also comes with Hayter’s five-year consumer warranty, helping ensure that this machine can offer years of efficient service.

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    The 491 has been superceeded by the 476.

  • Tech Info

    Technical Specifications

    Engine: Briggs & Stratton
    Power source:  Unleaded petrol     
    Starting method: Key Start
    Deck material: Aluminium
    Cutting system: Metal blade     
    Cutting width: 48cm       
    Cutting height: 13mm - 60mm     
    Blade-brake clutch: No
    Collection bag: Fabric / 70-litre     
    Mulching function: No
    Rear roller: Yes
    Drive system: Autodrive Variable Speed 1.5-3 mph
    Weight: 44kg    
    Warranty: 5 year       
    Weight 49 kg
    Estimated Dispatch

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  • Brand
    About Hayter
    The name Hayter, in garden machinery circles, goes back over 60 years to 1946 when Douglas Hayter produced his first rotary lawn mower and subsequently sold it to Ipswich Town the following year. Here, the Hayter lawnmower was born. From this point, the company has gone from strength to strength with an ever-increasing portfolio of lawn maintenance equipment that is used by both professionals and domestic gardeners. Uniquely, much of the Hayter lawnmower range is still British made, with a healthy workforce gainfully employed at the company headquarters in Spellbrook, near Bishop's Stortford in Hertfordshire.

    With a Royal Warrant to protect, quality standards need to be kept at a premium and this is never more evident than with the Hayter Harrier range of rear roller rotary petrol lawnmowers that have set the standard for this type of machine for over 2 decades. The company has not forsaken traditional skills with the advent of computer-aided design, but has instead combined both, with the resultant Hayter lawnmower products some of the finest garden maintenance and grass care equipment available today.
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