Hayter Harrier 48 Autodrive InStart Rear Roller Petrol Lawnmower | 491J

£1,079.00 £899.00

  • Availability: Available
  • Estimated Dispatch: 4 - 6 working days
  • Manufacturer: Hayter
  • Delivery Charge: Free To UK Mainland

The fantastic Harrier 48 Autodrive InStart combines power, durability and ease of use in a petrol rear roller mower ideally suited to lawns up to the size of a tennis court.

Part of Hayter’s award winning Harrier series of rear roller mowers, the Harrier 48 Autodrive InStart combines power, durability and ease of use in a machine to fulfil the dreams of any gardener who takes pride in their turf, and which could well transform your relationship with your lawn if you have not yet experienced the kind of fine finish a mower of this quality can provide.

Featuring new InStart technology, you will now be able to start your engine more than 50 times on a single 60 minute charge. If you’re in a hurry, the 10-minute ‘Fast Charge’ will still provide more than 10 starts. Simply click the battery into position and remove just as easily. There’s no need for tools. Each machine comes complete with one lithium-ion battery and one charger, with spares and replacements being available to order from Hayter dealers.

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 traversing large areas of turf, while the variable speed settings (ranging from 1.5mph-3mph) and effortless electric start system make this model possibly the easiest to use out of all of the machines in Hayter’s Harrier 48 range. A powerful Briggs & Stratton 675iS 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 InStart 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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Technical Specifications

Engine: Briggs & Stratton 163cc 675iS 
Power source:  Unleaded petrol     
Starting method: InStart
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
Dimensions 98 x 58 x 55 cm
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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