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John Deere Z540R 48" Zero-Turn

RRP £7045.20

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The Z540R is the largest offering in the residential zero turn range and is designed for a premium level of power and performance. The 122cm (48in) deck has a high capacity design for handling larger volumes of grass in a more efficient manner and is powered by a 16,1kW twin cylinder engine. The deck can be easily converted to mulching or collecting with the addition of optional kits. Built on a solid and robust frame that ensures smooth and comfortable operation, the Z540R also boasts a high back comfort seat, a wide operator platform for leg room and plenty of on-board storage space. Choose the Z540R for the ultimate in zero turn mowing.


  • The Edge™ Cutting System High-Capacity 122-cm (48-in.) Mower Deck handles larger volumes of grass

    The 122-cm (48-in.) High-Capacity Mower Deck has a deep-deck design to handle higher volumes of grass. It is stamped from heavy-gauge steel and has additional durability features to stand up to challenging mowing conditions.

    The 122-cm (48-in.) High-Capacity Deck is stamped from heavy, 3.8-mm (0.150-in.) 9-gauge steel to minimize the number of welds and provide a smooth underside for reduced material build-up.

    A wash port is provided to make cleaning the underside of the mower deck easy.

    An optional mulching attachment is available.

  • Design includes a heavy-duty formed and welded steel frame

    ZTrak Mowers are designed around a heavy-duty formed and welded steel frame for strength and reliability.

    Large front caster wheels and large rear drive wheels provide several operator benefits; a smoother ride, better performance and traction on slopes and better operator comfort.

    The operator platform is roomy and uncluttered for maximum comfort, and the controls are convenient to use.

  • Engine is smooth and powerful V-twin design

    A 16.1 kW at 3350 rpm, V-twin engine provides plenty of power and torque to handle tough mulching, mowing, and bagging conditions.

    A no-tools oil drain valve provides easy access for oil changes.

    A flywheel alternator provides plenty of capacity to quickly recharge the battery and power electrical equipment, such as lights or a sprayer.

  • Operator station is designed for comfort and convenience

    The operator station is designed for operator comfort and convenience when operating all controls.

    Comfortable seats with two suspension springs and no-tools, fore-aft adjustment, that can be used by the operator while seated, High-back, 50.8-cm (20-in.) seat with adjustable armrests; fore-aft adjustment of 11.4 cm (4.5 in.)

    Two steel coil suspension springs under the seat absorb shocks when traveling over rougher areas to provide a smoother ride.

    The cup holder is designed to hold two common cup sizes securely.

    Large foot platform helps the operator remain comfortable and secure.

  • Instruments and controls are convenient and easy to use

    The motion-control levers can be adjusted to two different height settings and eighteen different fore-aft settings.

    A standard shock absorber for the motion-control levers makes manoeuvring ZTrak™ Mowers easy and comfortable.

    Making the tracking adjustment from the operator seat is quick and easy. The cut-height pin doubles as a convenient tool for adjusting the motion-control levers.

    The operator control panel is conveniently located and easy to use. The following instruments and controls are included; Hour meter, Low fuel warning light, Ignition switch, Power take-off (PTO) control & Engine speed/choke control.

    The park brake is conveniently located.

    The Z540R includes a foot-lift pedal along with the hand-lift lever to make raising the mower deck easier. The foot-lift pedal also provides a convenient way to temporarily raise the mower deck over an obstruction while mowing

    The Mower deck cutting height adjusts from 2.5 cm (1 in.) to 10.2 cm (4 in.) in 0.64-cm (0.25-in.) increments for excellent cut quality and performance.

  • Serviceability is designed-in for convenience

    The footrest area is hinged and easily raised for servicing the mower deck.

    The engines are easy to service, including changing the oil and the oil filter and servicing the air filter.

    All mower decks have provision for a standard, 9.5-mm (3/8-in.) ratchet wrench to be used for releasing belt tension when removing the drive belt.

    Tie-down locations are provided for convenience and safety when trailering the machine.


Model Z540R

Recommended Mowing Area Over 8000m2

Type Petrol, Kawazaki

Nominal Power 16.1kW at 3350rpm

Displacement 726cm3

Cylinder V-twin OHV

iTorque Power System No

Fuel Capacity 13.2Litre

Type Hydrostatic

Drive System Twin Stick Speed & Direction Control Levers, 2-Wheel Drive

Cruise Control No

Forward / Reverse 14.5 / 5.6 km/h

Type 2-Wheel Steer

Turning Radius Zero-Turn

Uncut Circle Radius Zero-Turn

Deck 48"/122cm Edge High Capacity Deck

Mulching Optional

Cutting Height 25-102mm

Deck Lift System Manual

Deck Engagement Electric

Collector Optional

Capacity 230 Litre

Seat Type High Back + Arm Rests

Warranty 2 Year


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