Lawn Care Maintenance Made Easy with the John Deere X700

           Lawn Care Maintenance Made Easy with the John Deere X700

Homeowners will be pleased with the comfort, quality and ease of use thanks to
the exclusive innovative details in the new X700 Signature Series

PR Newswire

CARY, N.C., Feb. 14, 2013

CARY, N.C., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Homeowners looking to make lawn care
less of a task will find yard work easier thanks to the technological advances
in the John Deere X700 Signature Series. Innovation is at the heart of the
X700, which offers operators exclusive technology that makes this lawn tractor
engineered for premier performance.

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The new X700 Signature Series boasts 54-in. and 60-in. high-capacity mower
decks that are drive-on/drive-off and feature AutoConnect™ technology, which
allows the operator to attach or remove a mower deck on the tractor. Once the
deck is locked-in, the Exact Adjust ports and on-board deck-leveling gauge
allow users to quickly make adjustments without getting out of the seat.

"Our customer research shows homeowners are looking for products that are easy
to use, innovative, and comfortable," said Kim Ridel, John Deere product
marketing manager. "In response, the AutoConnect technology you'll find in the
X700 Signature Series merges the most advanced engineering, with the quality
craftsmanship that is built into every John Deere."

Users find comfort in the mower's automobile-like operation, thanks to
four-wheel power steering and full-time four-wheel drive. Additionally, the
TwinTouch™ foot controls allow operators to easily select speed and direction
of travel with a slight pressure on the pedal.

John Deere iTorque^™ provides improved air management under the hood, offering
cooler operating temperatures even in the hottest of conditions. The 22- and
25.5 hp gas and 24 hp diesel engines offer a smooth ride, and a two-piece
21-in. high-back seat with premium cushioning, is adjustable and fits the
comfort demands of a wide range of customers. The new models also have a
repositioned steering column, which allows arms to rest comfortably, avoiding

"Celebrating our 50^th year in the lawn and garden equipment business, this
mower is a testament to the innovation and reliability John Deere owners have
come to know and rely on," said Ridel.

The X700 Signature Series has a best-in-class, 4-year or 700-hour
bumper-to-bumper warranty.

The complete series, including the X710, X730, X734, X738, X739, X750, X754,
and X758 models, will be available at John Deere dealerships starting in
mid-February 2013.

To learn more about the X700 Signatures Series and to get a behind the scenes
look at how this new line was engineered visit or go to your
local dealer.

About John Deere

Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) is a world leader in providing advanced products
and services and is committed to the success of customers whose work is linked
to the land - those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich, and build upon
the land to meet the world's dramatically increasing need for food, fuel,
shelter, and infrastructure. Since 1837, John Deere has delivered innovative
products of superior quality built on a tradition of integrity. For more
information, visit John Deere at its worldwide website at

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Contact: Maureen McCormack, Segment Manager, Media Relations, John Deere Ag
and Turf Division, 2000 John Deere Run, Cary, NC 27513, +1-919-804-2246,; or Sandra van Vloten, IMRE, +1-410-821-8220,
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