In February 2015 a Valtra tractor, pushed by using former World Rally Champion, Juha Kankkunen, equipped with Nokian Tyres set a brand new world pace report for tractors at one hundred thirty.One hundred sixty five km/h.
Valtra N 143
When it was once established in 1945, Valmet was once a fully state-owned corporation. In 1994 Finnish state-owned organizations had been reorganised, and Valmet's tractor operations had been transferred to a joint corporation with Sisu vehicles developing the Sisu-Valmet manufacturer.
In 1997 Sisu, including its tractor operations, was acquired by Partek. At the end of 1999 the Finnish State owned 30 percentage of Partek.
In 1998 the manufacturer name was converted from Valmet to the transition title ValtraValmet before being shortened to Valtra in 2001.
In 2002 Partek was once bought by the Kone corporation.
In 2004 Kone organization offered Valtra and SisuDiesel to the American AGCO organization for EUR 600 million.