CARY, NC - John Deere's new line of commercial walk-behind mowers for 2011 features six new models with gear or hydrostatic transmission in the 16-20 hp engine range. The gear models feature a 7-gauge fabricated deck with a running 5-speed transmission that complements the 16 hp Kawasaki engine. These models are also equipped with flat-free front tires. The hydro models feature 7-gauge fabricated floating decks and easy-to-operate twin loop handle controls that feature front and rear index bars. Hydro models are equipped with either a 16-hp or 20-hp Kawasaki engine, as well as flat-free front tires. Models in the new lineup include the WG32A, WG36A, WG48A, WH36A, WH48A, and WH52A.