Thursday, 1 November 2018

Euro Bus Expo 2018 Mercedes Benz

Mercedes-Benz Buses & Coaches has presented the new Citaro Hybrid and the Sprinter City 75 at the show. 

On the Citaro hybrid, shown above & below, the diesel or gas engine is supported by additional drive power generated by an efficient, compact hybrid module in the form of a 14 kW electric motor. 

Below, The City 75 is a top-of-the-range minibus with unrivalled technology, it forms the basis for a totally new generation of the successful range of minibuses. 

The vehicle has a central low step entrance leading to a wheelchair bay that has tip up seats and a rear entrance via steps to a higher level seating area over the rear axle.

Thanks to an extended wheelbase of 5095 mm the Sprinter City 75 city bus offers a large low-floor platform and due to its high-load rear axle it manages a high passenger capacity of maximum 38.

It will be followed soon by the Sprinter Transfer, Sprinter Mobility and Sprinter Travel. The names stand for operations in line service, as a versatile shuttle bus, for transport of passengers with limited mobility, and for tourist transport.

The Sprinter City 75 measures 8.4 m and is based on the new rear-wheel-drive Sprinter panel-van. Behind the cab the body has a discreet skeleton structure and a large low-floor compartment between the axles. The high-load rear axle features dual tyres of size 17.5 inch and has a load-bearing capacity of 5 tonnes. Together with the reinforced front axle the City 75 has a GVW of 6.8 tonnes.

Below, a 55 seater  13m Tourismo M2 is on display. It has a Mercedes OM 470 engine with ZF Ecolife six speed gearbox. Satnav and panarama outside cameras can be displayed on the monitor screens.

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