Daimler – tried and tested
Mercedes-Benz offers customers the choice of Euro 5 or Euro 6 engines for its Australian bus and coach portfolio. The tried-and-tested engines have been developed with the global engineering strength of Daimler and feature the latest technology for durability, performance and economy.
The OC500LE Route Bus Chassis runs the Euro 6-rated 7.7-litre OM936 six-cylinder unit generating 220kW and 1200Nm of torque. It is available with either the six-speed ZF EcoLife or four-speed Voith DIWA.6 automatic transmission.
The two-axle OC500RF School/ Charter Bus chassis uses the Euro 5-rated 12.1-litre OM457 six-cylinder unit generating between 260kW and 1600Nm of torque. It is available with the six-speed ZF EcoLife automatic transmission, it’s stated.
The three-axle OC500RF Coach Chassis is available with the 12.1-litre OM457 six-cylinder Euro 5 unit generating 315kW and 2100Nm of torque. It is available with the ZF AS Tronic AMT.
Another option for three-axle RF customers is the Euro 6 OM470 10.7-litre six-cylinder generating between 315kW or 335kW and 2100Nm of torque. It is available with the Mercedes-Benz developed eight-speed GO250 AMT.