BODY TYPE

10.5 metre ultra-low floor, with one forward entry door, measuring 1250 mm wide.

This configuration allows for a seating capacity of 43, with two wheel chair positions, provided by 6 flip up seats and a standing capacity of up to 33, dependent on final specification.

Integrated body and chassis constructed of 304 stainless steel, fully welded, with alloy and composite flooring. This and other light weight components give the Bustech MDi a tare weight of approximately 9,500 kg. With a fully loaded weight of approximately 14,505 kg with 76 passengers, the Bustech MDi falls well within the 18,000 kg Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM).

GLAZING

A choice of bonded or aluminium framed windows. The aluminium framed windows feature rubber keyed glass for rapid replacement, resulting in less down time.

The Bustech MDi features a one piece windscreen, providing uninterrupted driver vision.

Side glass provides the cabin with great natural light and panoramic vision, ensuring maximum comfort and experience for passengers.

HEATING AND COOLING

Various options available, dependent of specifications. Air-conditioning is ducted throughout the Bustech MDi.  The Kinox or Aurora heater demister, with two speed fan, allows for a mist free vision in almost any climate.

EXTERIOR PANELING

One piece roof, front header, rear header and one piece side sheets.  All panels are constructed from fire retardant fiberglass, with an option of ‘quick change’ side skirts, constructed from 5005 aluminium. The three piece front and rear bumpers, with removable corners for quick changing and access.

RUNNING GEAR

ENGINE

A choice of either:-

Cummins ISL inline 6 cylinder Euro 5 compliant with SCR technology.

  • Displacement: 8.9 litre
  • Power: 285 – 340 hp
  • Torque: 1055 - 1500 Nm
  • Warranty: 5 years or 430,000 km

Cummins ISL inline 6 cylinder Euro 6 compliant with SCR technology.

  • Displacement: 6.7 litre
  • Power: 300 hp
  • Torque: 1200 Nm
  • Warranty: 2 years

GEARBOX

A choice of either ZF Ecolife 6 speed, Allison 6 speed or Voith 4 speed transmission.

REAR AXLE

ZF A132 drive axle, with four air bags suspension and a 11,000 kg rating.

FRONT AXLE

ZF RL82A low floor axle, with two air bags suspension and a 7,000 kg rating.

SUSPENSION

Controlled by Wabco ECAS system.

BRAKING SYSTEM

Wabco system, incorporating Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS). Values and filters located in easily accessible service bays.

STEERING GEAR

ZF 8098 Servocom variable ratio power steering.

WHEELS AND TYRES

Alloy rims fitted with 275/70R22.5 low profile, 295/80R22.5 or 11R22.5 tyres.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

24 volt with Thoreb multiplex system or conventional hard wired.

COOLING SYSTEM AND INTERCOOLER

Designed and manufactured to suit Australian conditions, mounted "off side" for maximum efficiency.