JOHNSON CREEK, Wis. (October 17, 2017) – BOB-CAT®, a leading manufacturer of commercial-quality turf mowers, introduced its new XRZ Pro RS zero turn mower at the 2018 GIE+EXPO in Louisville October 18-20.  The new unit is loaded with commercial-grade features that lawn care professionals require, all at a value-driven price point.

Three models are available for the 2018 mowing season, featuring powerful Kawasaki® FX Series engines and a choice of 48”, 52” or 61” mower decks.  The BOB-CAT® TufDeck Pro 10-gauge fabricated, welded and reinforced steel mower deck includes the BOB-CAT® patented Double Wave baffle system for maximum vacuum and lift. Hydro-Gear ZT-3400 twin hydrostatic transaxles offer smooth performance and agility.

Commercial cutters will experience improved run times and productivity thanks to dual fuel tanks with a 9.5 gallon capacity and a forward speed of up to 10 mph. And they can comfortably work all day, thanks to a high-back fully mechanical suspension seat with armrests.

The new XRZ Pro RS also comes with an aggressive new look including black wheel rims, black belt covers and a darker seat. It is backed by an industry leading 6-year/1200 hour Mow With Confidence warranty1.

“The new BOB-CAT XRZ Pro RS is our latest professional grade mower built for the rigors of commercial mowing,” says Ron Scheffler, product manager for BOB-CAT.  “Based on 60 years of engineering and manufacturing expertise, this latest edition to our zero-turn mower line comes loaded with commercial-grade features. Importantly, it combines superior value with the toughness and reliability customers have come to expect from


About BOB-CAT®
BOB-CAT® is a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty walk-behind, stand-on and zero-turn lawnmowers and accessories built for landscape professionals and residential customers. Manufactured in Johnson Creek, Wisconsin, BOB-CAT® mowers have been proudly built by American hands for more than 40 years. To locate an authorized BOB-CAT® dealer, visit or call 866-469-1242.

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