From what I've read they are a heavy duty Tiger Cat. I don't know why they quit making that model (Wildcat). I wanted the 52" deck but my dealer couldn't find one. I think they come with the soft ride seat. I will check how much extra it would be to have the suspension seat installed as a lot of owners recomend that modification. I plan on getting a spare set of blades but can't remeber which model number or who they are made by (G 6?).