Cheetah II

Cheetah II


In your world, it pays to become more swift, agile and powerful. Make it a reality with the quick and precise Cheetah II™, a machine that devours jobs at a pace you’ve only dreamed of while delivering an unmatched quality-of-cut and incredibly smooth ride. With the Cheetah II, you’ll never be caught from behind.

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SCAG Cheetah II zero-turn riding mower
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The envy of the neighborhood

61" or 72" Cutting Width

The envy of the industry, Velocity Plus™ decks deliver an amazing quality-of-cut and a wide, even discharge. This deck is equipped with Scag’s ultra-tough cast-iron spindles featuring tapered roller bearings and a top-mounted grease fitting with a relief valve to prevent over-greasing.

Velocity Plus Cutter Deck
Ogura PTO Clutch Brake

Strong, Adjustable Clutch for Long Life

The Ogura GT5 PTO Clutch Brake provides excellent starting and stopping power for the cutter deck, 350 ft. lb. of holding strength, and an adjustable air gap for long life.

SCAG Ogura PTO Clutch Brake
Heavy-Duty, Double-Tube Steel Main Frame

Solid Design for Years of Dependable Service

The Cheetah™ is ultra-strong and built for long life. It has a wide mower stance and extra-low center of gravity for ultimate stability and a replaceable front caster-wheel weldment.

The Cheetah II is ultra-strong and built for long life
Hydro-Gear ZT-5400 Transaxles

Speeds Up To 16 MPH!

Two-speed ZT-5400 transaxle lets you choose either Low Range to travel up to 12 mph or High Range for up to 16 mph. Internal 16 cc pumps and 21 cc motors help provide speed, power and torque. The transaxle’s design greatly reduces hoses and possible leak points.

Hydro-Gear ZT-5400 transaxles for speeds up to 16 mph
Ease of Maintenance

More Uptime

Flip-up components, easy-to-reach grease Zerks and many more features make servicing the Cheetah™ simple, so you can be in the shop less and on the job more.

SCAG Cheetah II back view with ease of maintenance
Cheetah II Operator Suspension System

Unparalleled Comfort

With five settings from soft to firm, the Operator Suspension System isolates the operator from the effects of rough terrain, providing unmatched comfort without sacrificing quality-of-cut. A coil-over shock provides effective suspension action right where it’s needed, and only where it’s needed. The seat’s 4-point, rubber iso-mounting provides even more shock absorption, maximizing your comfort, hour after hour.

SCAG Cheetah II has unmatched comfort with Operator Suspension System
Tiger Eye Advanced Monitoring System

Keep a Real-Time "Eye" on Important System Functions

Depending on the mower model and engine selection, the Tiger Eye™ Advanced Monitoring System monitors a wide variety of systems in real-time, giving you valuable information in just a glance, right from the operator’s seat.

The Tiger Eye advanced monitoring system dashboard
12-Volt Outlet

Keep Your Device Charged and Ready

12-volt outlet for added convenience allows operators to plug in small accessories or keep their phones at full charge.

SCAG mower equipped with 12-Volt Outlet
Powerful and Efficient Engine Options

Huge Power, Up To 38 HP

Choose either a powerful, 38HP Kawasaki® or 37HP Briggs Vanguard™ air-cooled; electronic fuel injection (EFI) engine. Rear-Discharge model features 31HP Kawasaki FX engine.

Kawasaki FX EFI
SCZII-61V-31FX61" Velocity Plus™ Cutter Deck, 31 HP Kawasaki® FX Series$15,332
SCZII-61V-37BV-EFI61" Velocity Plus™ Cutter Deck, 37 HP Briggs Vanguard™ BIG BLOCK™ EFI – electronic fuel injection$15,925
SCZII-61V-38CV-EFI61" Velocity Plus™ Cutter Deck, 38 HP Kohler® Command PRO® EFI – electronic fuel injection $15,925
SCZII-61V-38FX-EFI61" Velocity Plus™ Cutter Deck, 38 HP Kawasaki® FX Series EFI – electronic fuel injection$16,125
SCZII-61RD-38FX-EFI61" Velocity Plus™ Rear Discharge Cutter Deck, 38.5 HP Kawasaki® FX Series EFI – electronic fuel injection$16,275
SCZII-72V-37BV-EFI72" Velocity Plus™ Cutter Deck, 37 HP Briggs Vanguard™ BIG BLOCK™ EFI – electronic fuel injection$16,725
SCZII-72V-38CV-EFI72" Velocity Plus™ Cutter Deck, 38 HP Kohler® Command PRO® EFI – electronic fuel injection $16,725
SCZII-72V-38FX-EFI72" Velocity Plus™ Cutter Deck, 38 HP Kawasaki® FX Series EFI – electronic fuel injection$16,925
* Limited availability. Contact your local Scag dealer for specific availability information.
Product Dimensions61" Cheetah72" Cheetah
Width (chute down)73.5"83"
Width (chute in transport position) 62.75"73"
Height (ROPS folded)49.5"49.5"
Height (ROPS up)67"67"
Weight1,364-1,392 lb1,399-1,427 lb
GeneralTotal Fuel Capacity13 gallons
Drive Tires24" x 12"-12"
Caster Tires13" x 6.5"-6"
Seat4-point iso-mounted mid-back mounted on operator-suspension platform
Drive SystemDrive System TypeHydro-Gear ZT5400 Transaxle. Two-Speed
PumpsInternal Pump: 16 cc
MotorsInternal Motor: 21 cc
Forward Ground Speed16 mph (high-speed)

12 mph (low-speed)
Reverse Ground Speed8 mph (high-speed)

5 mph (low-speed)
Parking BrakeFoot-operated pedal
DeckCutting Widths61" and 72"
TypeVelocity Plus™
Cutting Height1.25" to 5" in .25" increments
Deck LiftAdjustable foot-operated pedal
ConstructionTri-plate cutter deck constructed of 3 steel plates totaling nearly 1/2" of steel. Reinforcement plates at cutter deck spindles.
SpindlesCast-iron housing with tapered roller bearings.
Blade EngagementOgura GT5 (350 ft lb)

Adjustable air-gap for extended life.

Blackout Edition

This Cat Has Found it's Dark Side

The Cheetah II Special Blackout Edition is currently exclusive to models:

  • SCZII-61V-38CV-EFI
  • SCZII-72V-38CV-EFI

Subject to store availability

Cheetah Blackout Edition

Accessory shown as example only. Actual appearance and/or placement of the accessory may vary by specific model.

Cheetah II Accessories

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