Thursday, 5 January 2012

Optare to Retire Original Solo

Optare has announced the end of production of its original Solo design after some 14 years. The original model is being retired in favour of the new look Solo SR for both UK and exports markets.
 Solo SR (left) compared to the original Solo (right)    click to enlarge picture
Since its introduction in 1997, more than 4,000 of the original Solo's have entered service in the UK, including exports to the USA, Western Europe and beyond.
The Solo SR was launched in 2007 as a premium model with an entirely new exterior appearance and has grown significantly in popularity. All Solo SR models will be available with either Mercedes-Benz or Cummins drivelines allied to Allison transmissions.

http://www.optare.com/pr_03_01_12.htm
Link from Tony Wilson




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