John Deere W260 Windrower

  • Integrated AutoTrac™ delivers faster cutting speeds while maintaining crop quality.
  • Constant Header Speed allows you to set and maintain the best header speed for the crop and conditions, regardless of ground or engine speed.
  • The W260 is JDLink enabled. You or your dealer can remotely monitor the machine to ensure optimal operation and keep tabs on routine maintenance.


+ Efficient cooling packages control engine and oil temperatures

+ Flexible cab options

+ Maximize productivity with integrated AutoTrac™ assisted steering system

+ Improved cut quality with independent platform float suspension

+ Optimize machine settings with CommandARM™ controls and CommandCenter™ Display

+ Fuel from the ground with ease

+ Smoother ride and better control with the IntelliAxle™

+ Consistent cutting and windrow formation with constant header speed

+ Heavy-duty drive pumps and final drives provide power for any terrain

+ Better visibility means better harvesting


Model6.8L PSS Final Tier 4
HorsepowerAt 2,400 rpm: 193.9 kW
260 hp
No. of cylinders 
Exhaust directionVertical
Engine displacement414 cu in.
6.8 L
Engine speedsLow idle
900 rpmVariable idle
Electronic adjustable from 1,700 to 2,450 rpmHigh idle (no load)
2,450 rpmRated speed
2,400 rpm
Oil crankcase capacity (with filter)31.4 L
33.2 U.S. qt
Cooling system49.2 L
52 U.S. qt

Ground drive

Type2-speed hydrostatic

Hydraulic platform drive

Number of pumps (Rotary/Auger)1
Number of motors (Rotary/Auger)1
Pump displacement89 cm3
5.43 cu in.
Motor displacemenPer revolution: 75.4 cm3
Per revolution: 4.6 cu in.

Platform float system

TypeHydraulic piston accumulator

Final drives

TypePlanetary double reduction heavy duty


Type / ActivationParking brake automatically engages and disengages integrated into hydro handle


Reservoir capacity94.5 L
25 U.S. gal.


Capacity625 L
165 U.S. gal.
DEF: 26.5 L
DEF: 7 U.S. gal.

Electrical system

Alternator12 V
250 amp
BatteryHeavy-duty 12 V


Drive wheel standard520/80R38 radial bar
Drive wheel optionBias button, 480/80R38 149A8 R1 radial bar (required on 994-4m platform)
Caster wheels14Lx16.1 8-ply ribbed
Caster wheels option 


Low range24.1 km/h
15 mph
High range 2 speed / Mid range 3 speed33.8 km/h
21 mph
High range with 3 speed 


VehicleLarge drive tires and suspended rear axle in base
CabLarge drive tires for smooth ride


ConstructionUni-body, welded
Glass7.08 m2
76.2 sq ft
SeatAir suspension, swivel fore-aft attenuation
Steering columnTelescoping
Instructional seatStandard
Windshield wiperSingle-blade or dual-blade
Air conditionerRefrigerant
2.7 kg
6 lbFilters
Dry type, reusableCompressor
RotaryOverload protection
Low-pressure and high-pressure cutoff
Standard with automatic temperature control


FrontStandard: 6, 8 halogen
Optional: 4 halogen, 4 HID
Side4 optional
Back2 halogen standard
HIDOption- 4 Front

Display and input

TypeElectronic touch and no touch option

Dimensions (with platform installed)

Overall length without platform5,900 mm
225.5 in.
Overall height3,760 mm
148 in.
Under frame clearance1,120 mm
44 in.
Wheelbase3,400 mm
142 in.
Tread width3,710 mm
146 in.
Turning radius 


Without platform, full fuel 
Front axle4732 kg
10432 lb
Rear axle2616 kg
5768 lb
Total7348 kg
16200 lb


Manufacturer's warrantyFull machine: 1 year
Engine: 2 year; 2,000 hours

Additional information

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