New Snapper Pro S175X Touts Diesel Power In Smaller Frame Unit

For Immediate Release

Munnsville, NY (February 17, 2011) – Smaller frame zero turn units powered by diesel fuel are gaining popularity in both the United States and Europe. So to meet the needs of its commercial and municipal customers, Snapper Pro is introducing its newest zero-turn mower, the S175x diesel.

Built to out-last and out-perform competitive units, the S175x boasts either a 20- or 24-hp Yanmar three-cylinder, in-line diesel engine with cast iron block. Rugged 52” and 61” iCD™ Cutting System mowing decks feature long-lasting cast-iron spindles.

“There is not another product in its class that matches the value of the S175x diesel,” says Bill Shea, vice president of sales & marketing, commercial products for the Briggs & Stratton Products Group. “If you’re in the market for an affordable compact diesel zero-turn, the Snapper Pro S175x is it” he comments.

Other pertinent features include:

  • Two-stage industrial air cleaner
  • Fans mounted on top of hydro pumps
  • Cutting heights of 1.75” -5” in ¼” increments
  • Easy to use deck lift
  • 10 mph ground speed
  • Rubber discharge chute
  • Easy service access
  • Folding ROPS with retractable seat belt
  • Two-year commercial warranty

For pricing and availability of the Snapper Pro S175x, contact your local Snapper Pro dealer or visit

For more information, contact:
Jennifer Loran
Advertising & Marketing Manager
315.495.0100 ext.267

About Briggs & Stratton Corporation
Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. For additional information, please visit and