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Tornado 5108

Petrol tractor
Come rough turf or expansive lawns, soft or thick grass. For reliable, powerful ride-on mowing in all conditions, the Tornado 5108 really goes the distance. From its steel front axle to robust 18” wheels at the rear, this tractor is designed for heavy-duty mowing – covering up to 6,000 sqm.

  • Rely on the STIGA ST 500 452 cc engine for power and safety
  • Side-discharge function – mulching kit optional
  • 108 cm cutting deck and seven different cutting heights
  • LED lights for safe mowing in poor light
  • Strong steel front axle designed to cope with frequent use
Tax Included

Product details and specs

Agile, robust, reliable. Featuring high-grip, anti-scalp traction wheels, easily cover up to 6,000 sqm with the STIGA Tornado 5108. Powered by a STIGA 452 cc single cylinder engine safely encased in a steel cylinder sleeve, you’ll have up to six litres of petrol power in the fuel tank to call on. While its OHV (overhead valve) design keeps fuel costs and emissions low.

The 108 cm cutting deck with its electromagnetic blade passes the clippings up and out through the side-discharge system. Simply choose between seven cutting heights, ranging from 25 to 80 mm, then mow comfortably thanks to the STIGA classic seat – our latest feature to accompany the ergonomically designed steering wheel. If you want to spread nutritious mulch on the grass instead, a mulching kit is also available as an optional extra, along with a useful trailer hitch and battery charger.

The Steel front axle is built to cope with heavy-duty use, day after day. But when the sun starts setting, that’s when the LED headlights come into play – helping to keep you and your garden tractor safe, even in poor light.

A step up for you to work in larger garden environments or be engaged in multiple tasks and for longer sessions.

  • Robust tools
  • Tougher jobs
  • Prolonged sessions
  • Diversified works

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Developed for all gardening newbies or those gardeners who want to act quick and achieve a certain garden quality.
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A step up for you to work in larger garden environments or be engaged in multiple tasks and for longer sessions.
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  • Prolonged sessions
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Features

LED lights for safer mowing
Don’t let poor light put you off mowing. The Tornado 5108 features powerful LED headlights that lead the way through mist and darkness.
Wide 108 cm cutting deck – seven cutting positions
Use the lever by your foot to change the electromagnetic blade’s height– from 25 mm for a short cut, right up to 80 mm for when the grass is long.

Technology

Technical specs

General info
Lineup
Tornado
SKU
2T1215481/ST1
Level
Experience
EAN/UPC
8008984852471
Series
Series 5
Power
Power source
Petrol
Battery capacity
18 Ah
Power
8.4 kW
Engine Brand
STIGA
Engine model
ST 500 Powered by STIGA
Displacement
452 cm³
Engine rotation speed
2800 rpm
Battery Voltage
12 V
Choke
Manual
Engine cooling
Air
Fuel tank capacity
6 l
Maximum working area
6000 ㎡
Cutting system
Minimum uncut radius
65 cm
Cutting method
Side discharge
Cutting width
108 cm
Reverse mowing
Yes
Blade rotation
Untimed
Cutting height adjustment
Manual with lever
Cutting height positions
7 positions
Cutting height range
25 - 80 mm
Number of blades
2
Additional cutting method
Multiclip mulching
Blade engagement type
Electric
Drive system
Traction
Rear-wheel drive
Transmission
Transmission method
Pedal-operated
Transmission type
Hydrostatic
Equipment
Steering wheel
STIGA classic
Seat type
STIGA classic
Seat adjustment
Screws
Front wheel size
15x6.00-6
Rear wheel size
18x8.50-8
Headlights
Led
Bumper
Yes
Washing link
Yes
Storage compartment
Yes
Cup holder
Yes
Pivoting front axle
Yes
Antiscalp wheels
2
Safety system
Seat with Safety Contact Breaker
Tools kit
Mulching kit
Optional
Battery charger
Optional
Trailer hitch kit
Optional
Vibration and noise data
Guaranteed sound power level (LwA) - dB(A)
100
Max vibration on driver's seat (m/s2)
1.2
Max vibration on steering wheels (m/s2)
3
Measured sound power level dB(A)
99
Measured sound pressure level at operator ear dB(A)
87
Overall dimensions
Pack weight
207.5 kg
Product length
1726 mm
Product width
1200 mm
Product height
1100 mm
Product weight
157 kg

Support

What is the proper way to clean the lawn tractor after mowing the grass?
The exterior of the tractor mower must be cleaned with water and neutral detergent, paying attention not to get water in the electrical system, motor and circuit board located under the instrument panel. When washing the cutting device assembly and the expulsion chute, the side discharge deflector must be fitted, the operator must be seated, the cutting device assembly must be in position “1”, the engine running, transmission placed in neutral and the cutting device must be connected. Then connect a water hose to the appropriate pipe fittings and allow the water to flow for a few minutes while keeping the cutting devices in motion.
What action should be carried out before winter storage or before storing it for a period longer than 30 days?
After allowing the engine to cool down and fully recharging the battery, disconnect the battery cables and store it in a cool and dry place. Empty the fuel tank, clean the machine thoroughly, check the condition of the cutting device assembly, and, if necessary, contact the service centre. Then store the lawn tractor with the cutting deck in a lowered position, in a sheltered environment and, if possible, covered with a sheet.
What action should be carried out before initially using a riding tractor that has been stored over a winter or for a period longer than 30 days?
Refuel it and check the oil level, air filter and petrol filter. Check that the tyres are correctly pressurised and then set up the lawn mower tractor according to how you intend to carry out the mowing (side discharge, collection, rear discharge, mulching). For further information about the preliminary operations and safety checks, please refer to the designated sections of the instructions manual.
What standard maintenance operations does the lawn mower tractor need?
Before each use, we recommend that you perform safety and control checks, check the tyre pressure, and replenish the fuel and oil tank, if necessary. After each use, arrange for a general cleaning of the riding tractor. Please refer to the designated section of the instruction manual (“maintenance table”) for the regular actions recommended to ensure optimal use of the machine.
What are the cutting functions of the lawn tractor?
The riding tractor can be set up in different cutting modes: side ground discharge or cutting and chopping the grass using the special “mulching kit” function. The mulching cutting system allows you to mow the grass into fine particles, which remain on the lawn, restore nutrients and support growth.
What kinds of parts and accessories can the STIGA tractor be equipped with?
The lawn tractor can be equipped with various parts and accessories to increase its functions and ensure maximum versatility all year round. For the complete list of parts and accessories, please refer to the relevant product page on the website.
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