I finally got to demo a SCAG Cheetah 32 Vanguard 61" Velocity deck today on one of my big propertys. After demoing the Exmark X-Series which was suposed to be the best mower made, I absolutley hated it. It bucks you out of the seat and just beats the crap out of you. And I was not impressed with the Series 6 deck at all. It cut like crap if you went over 7 mph. And also the new rods that suspend the deck rattle like mad! My only option left was a SCAG. How did i like it?.....I LOVED IT. The Velocity deck is incredible! It doesnt even compare with Exmark. I had no idea what ive been missing. It cut 6" tall wet sod without having to double cut! I was in shock i couldnt believe theres a mower out there that could cut grass that wet and tall without having to double cut. I always have to double cut this yard no matter what. But the Cheetah did it in one pass and it looked perfect. As for the Cheetahs speed, I used my GPS to get the max speed on both high and low gear. Low gear was 12 mph and High gear was 16.4 mph. So theyre advertising was all correct and it did what they said it would. Would i ever used high gear on a lawn? no. It goes 12 mph already which is crazy fast. I tried going 16 on the lawn but it felt dangerous and honestly on most yards you couldnt even get up to speed on time. The suspension system on it worked very well and and thats whats making me buy the Cheetah over the Turf Tiger. Im planning on buying this mower very soon. And for all those Exmark guys out there youve been ripped off. You couldnt pay me to run an Exmark after I ran a SCAG.