A 12.5 metre double decker bus.

BODY TYPE

12.5m Ultra low floor with one forward entry door and one side exit, both 1250mm wide Giving it a Seating Capacity of 96, with two wheelchair positions provide by 6 ἀip up seat’s and a standing capacity of up to 20 dependent on final specification.

Integrated body and chassis all 304 Marine grade stainless steel fully welded with alloy and composite ἀooring and other light weight components gives it a tare weight of approximately 13,000kg. With a fully loaded weight of approximately 20,540kg with 116 passengers falling well within the 21,000kg GVM.

GLAZING

Saloon windows are bonded to give a panoramic vision.

HEATING AND COOLING

Thermo King model “TDD-M1” with screw compressor and brushless boost pump. A/C is ducted throughout the vehicle. Independent driver airconditioning with four speed fan giving a mist free vision in almost any climate.

EXTERIOR PANELING

Comprising of one piece, Roof, front and rear Header, and one piece, side sheets all composite Ḁre retarded Ḁbreglass. A three piece front bumper and removable front corners segmented for quick changing.

RUNNING GEAR

ENGINE

Cummins ISLe5 in line 6 cylinder Euro 5  compliant with SCR Tech.

  • Displacement: 8.9lt
  • Power: 280hp - 340hp
  • Torque: 1550 - 1708N-m
  • Warranty: 5 years or 430,000km

GEARBOX

ZF Ecolife 6 speed, Allison 6 speed or Voith 4 speed transmission.

REAR AXLE

F A Portal drive axle with four air bag  suspension 13,000kg rating.

FRONT AXLE

2 ZF RL 85 A low ἀoor axle with two airbags  per axle. 8,500kg rating each.

SUSPENSION

Controlled by Bustech Active Ride system.

BRAKING SYSTEM

Wabco system incorporating ABS.  Majority of valves along with Ḁlters located in an easily accessible service bay behind rear wheels.

STEERING GEAR

ZF 8098 Servacom variable  ratio power steering.

WHEELS AND TYRES

6 Durabrite & 3 Satin Ḁnish alloy rims Ḁtted with  275/70 low proḀle tyres.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

24 volt system with  Thoreb multiplex system.