2016 Simplicity Cobalt™ 26/61


Cobalt™ 26/61



Residential, Meets Commercial with a perfect combination of commercial mower features the Cobalt™ is the ultimate in zero turn mowing. Whether you mow the lawn around your business or home, the Cobalt™ allows you to get the yard work done quickly, comfortably and beautifully.

Key Features
  • Briggs & Stratton Vanguard™ 810cc V-Twin Engine: Vanguard™ 810cc engines deliver the optimum power, performance and efficiency that zero turn mowers need. Specifically tailored to thrive in the extreme conditions and landscapes contractors face every day.
  • Commercial Transaxles: Designed for heavy-duty projects, the Hydro-Gear® ZT-4400™ transaxles deliver smooth, unmatched power and durability. The infinitely variable speed and bi-directional control lets you quickly and easily maneuver your zero turn lawn mower around any landscape.
  • Suspension: The Cobalt's 4-wheel suspension system reduces vibration to the chassis and operator, giving you a smoother ride and faster mowing speeds.
  • Fabricated Deck: An innovative grass cutting system has the center point offset, allowing for supreme cutting and excellent discharge leaving you with a superior cut. The reinforced leading edge provides protection where the mower deck needs it most.
  • ROPS: The rollover protection structure (ROPS) is hinged and foldable for zero turn storage.
  • Comfort: The deep cushioned 18-inch high back seat, armrests and adjustable steering levers are built for convenient, comfortable operation. Ergonomic control panels feature a cup-holder, storage compartment and fuel gauges for operator convenience.
  • Easy Zero Turn Maintenance: Turn the knob on the foot pan to gain access to the top of the deck when zero turn lawn mower maintenance is needed, allowing you can get back to the job quickly and easily.
  • Rear Bumper: Three steel bars wrap-around the rear of the zero turn protecting the mower engine and operating components from damage.
  • Make: Briggs & Stratton
  • Model: Vangaurd™ 810cc V-Twin
  • Start Type: Key
  • Power Rating: 26 gross hp*
  • Cylinders: 2
  • Engine Displacement (cc): 810
  • Choke/Throttle: Separate Controls
  • Fuel Tank Capacity (U.S. Gallons): 11 (Twin 5.5 Gallon Tanks)
  • Battery(cca): 350
  • Type: Hydro-Gear® ZT-4400®
  • Speed - Fwd: 0-10.0
  • Speed - Rev: 0-6.0
  • Brake: Internal
  • Frame: 1.5" x 2" Welded
  • Front Axle: Steel
  • Front Tires (inches): 13 x 6.5
  • Rear Tires (inches): 24 x 12
  • Seat: 18" Commercial High-Back w/Armrests
  • Suspension: Independent
Mower Deck
  • Cutting Width (inches): 61
  • Mower Deck Type: Fabricated
  • Height-of-Cut (inches): 1.75-5
  • Height-of-Cut Positions: 14-Foot Assist
  • # of Blades: 3
  • Blade Engagement: Electric PTO Switch
  • Mower Deck Removal: Frame Mounted
  • Anti-Scalp Wheels: 6 Front/Roller Back
  • Spindle: Cast-Iron
  • Steering: Twin Levers
  • Headlights: Optional
  • Fuel Level Indicator: Standard Gauge / Left Hand Console
  • Cup Holder: Standard
  • Rear Bumper: Standard
  • Roll Over Protection (ROPS): Folding
  • Assembled Length (inches): 82.5
  • Assembled Width (inches): 78
  • Assembled Height (inches): 71
Limited Warranty
  • Residential: 3-Years
  • Commercial: 2-Years
  • Fabricated Mower Deck: Lifetime
  • 61" Mulcher Kit: Our innovative mulching kit reduces grass clippings and returns them to your lawn. Shredder blades (sold separately) install to shred leaves in the fall!
  • FAST-VAC™ Triple Grass Catcher: This grass collector system is built around a super tough, high-volume side panel air induction system that reduces clogging and produces significantly more air volume than conventional systems. Capacity: 10 bushels
  • Hitch Attachment Kit: Creates attachment method for dump cart, making landscape work easy!
  • Zero Turn Headlight Kit: Use the front headlight kit for better evening visibility while cutting the grass with your zero turn mower.
Images show optional headlight accessory. All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 rpm per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton.



Engine Manufacturer
Briggs & Stratton
Horse Power
26 hp
Engine Type
Vanguard™ 810cc V-Twin


Hydro-Gear® ZT-4400®
Wheel Size
Front: 13 x 6.5; Rear: 24 x 12
Fuel Capacity
11 gal.


Deck Size
61 in.
Discharge Type
Side; Optional: Mulch, Bag

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