New OPTARE SOLO Buses for sale

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Full Specifications

Common Fields

Country Australia

Standard Fields

Model SOLO
Year 2014


Application City - Route, School

Chassis Dimensions

Chassis Length - m 7.5m - 10.0m
Chassis Wheelbase - mm 4335 - 6600
Chassis Front Overhang - mm 815
Chassis Rear Overhang - mm 2320
Chassis Turning Circle Diameter metres 12.8 - 19.3


Engine Make Cummins
Engine Model ISBe
Configuration Rear Mounted
Power - kW 150
Power - hp 201
Torque - Nm 750
Bore and Stroke - mm 107 x 124
Compression Ratio 14.0:1

Fuel System

Fuel Type Diesel
Fuel Capacity - lt 200


Automatic Transmission Make Allison
Automatic Transmission Model 2000 Series
Automatic Transmission Description Full automatic 5 speed with retarder


Front Axle Make Albion
Rear Axle Make Albion


Front Suspension Description ECAS Air
Rear Suspension Description ECAS Air


Service Brakes Air Disc
Retarding Brake System Hydraulic

Wheel and Tyres

Tyre Size 11R, 295 and 275 options
Rim Size 17.5 x 6

Body Specifications

Frame Material Stainless Steel
Body Material Fiberglass, Alumimum and Composites
Seating Capacity 23 - 35
No of Doors 1 or 2
Passenger Capacity 58


Seating Type Metro
Seating Make Estaban and local options
Seating Model Ciclo
Seatbelts Optional

Body Dimensions

Body Length - m 7.5m - 10.0m
Body Width - m 2.3 - 2.5
Body Height - m 2.7


Side Bins No
Thru Bins No
Internal Luggage Bins No

Air Conditioning

Air-Conditioning Standard Yes
Air Conditioning Make Various
Air Conditioning Model Various


Wheelchair Lift Access Yes
CD-PA-Radio Yes
DVD-TV Optional
Toilet No
Individual Reading Lights No
Individual AC Vents No
Reverse Camera Yes
Other Body Options Numerous on application
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