DOWN UNDER: MAN SETS NEW STANDARDS WITH EURO 6
The first coach based on MAN chassis with the Euro 6 emission rating recently took to the roads in Australia. The state-of-the-art vehicle is being used to take winter sports enthusiasts to the skiing areas in New South Wales.
The first coach based on a MAN chassis meeting the Euro 6 emission standard recently took to the roads in Australia. A further highlight: The vehicle has numerous assistance systems that set new standards when it comes to safety. Penske Commercial Vehicles, the MAN Truck & Bus sales partner in Australia and New Zealand, and MAN body manufacturer Coach Design delivered the coach to Cooma Coaches. The company provides travel services in New South Wales.
MAN sees it as a major success to gain entry to this market segment in Australia with the modern Euro 6 chassis. “With this ultra-modern and exceptionally low emission coach with great safety equipment, Cooma Coaches is setting standards in Australian long-distance travel”, says Christian Schuf, Head of Sales and Product Bus, MAN Truck & Bus Asia Pacific. The 3-axle RR4 CO 26.500 chassis with a length of 14.5 metres - the basis for the state-of-the-art coach - is powered by a 500 horsepower (368 kW) six-cylinder diesel engine which is combined with the MAN TipMatic 12-speed gearbox and the MAN hypoid axle. Features including EBS, ESP, ROP, adaptive cruise control, tyre pressure monitoring, lane guard system and emergency brake assist.