MERCEDES-BENZ: WORLD PREMIERE OF THE CITARO NGT AT BUSWORLD
Curtain call for the Mercedes-Benz Citaro NGT with natural gas drive. It impresses with its quiet running and reduced CO2 emissions according to Mercedes-Benz – both are crucial advantages in the heavy traffic of city centres. Practical people will according to Mercedes-Benz be convinced furthermore by the Citaro NGT's low weight and a correspondingly large number of passenger seats. The engine combines strong performance with a low fuel consumption and extended maintenance intervals, Mercedes-Benz claims.
The new M 936 natural gas engine has a displacement of 7.7 l and is rated at 222 kW (302 hp). Mercedes-Benz offers the new powertrain variant as a Citaro NGT solo bus and as a Citaro G NGT articulated bus. The best-seller among urban buses once again sets the benchmark for efficient powertrain technology with its high-tech gas bottles made of composite material and its state-of-the-art engine The vehicle on display also surprises with the new optional LED main headlamps – another industry first.