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AUG 2014

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34 < m ETRO m AGAZINE AUGUST 2014 Champion Bus Inc. Imlay City, Mich. Complete Coach Works Riverside, Calif. FEATURES • Offers an ADA ramp with the new 1:6 slope for the easiest of entries. • IntelliSync air-ride suspension system with kneeling feature. • Features include alternative-fuel options, a large passenger side observation window, 225-amp alternator, 5-speed automatic transmission, and a single source for warranty suspension and low-floor conversion. FEATURES • Buses completely refurbished and converted to all-electric battery-powered vehicles. • ZEPS can save $330,000 over seven-year period on the fuel and maintenance cost as compared to diesel buses. • Additional benefits, such as lower maintenance cost, elimination of oil change, oil filter change cost, longer brake pad life and elimination of waste disposal cost, add significant savings to the bus operator. 2014 Bus Showcase SPECIFICATIONS Model: LF Transport Chassis: International, GM, Ford Length: 23 ft. to 27 ft. Height:111 in. (exterior); 81 in. (interior) GVWR: up to 14,500 lbs.; 14,200 lbs. (Chevy) Width: 102 in. (exterior); 96.75 in. (interior) Wheelbase: 240 in. (International); 176 in., 186 in. (GM); 176 in., 186 in., 208 in. (Ford) Passengers: 29 (inclu. driver and co-pilot) Headroom: 81 in. Fuel Capacity: 40 gal., 55 gal., 57 gal. BTR (Chevy) Fuel Options: Diesel (International UC); Gasoline/Diesel (GM); Gasoline (Ford E450) Transmission: Allison 1,000 pts (I.UC); 6-Speed Automatic (GM); Ford Torqshift 5-Speed Automatic (Ford E450) Engine: Maxxforce 7; (I.UC)Vortec 6.9L V8 Gasoline/Duramax 6.6L V8 Turbo Diesel (GM); 6.8L EFI Triton V10 (Ford) Floor: Low Brakes: Hydraulic (I.UC); 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc (GM); 4-wheel disc anti-lock (Ford E450) Ground to Step Kneel Position: 11 in. Ground to Step Ride Height: 15 in. SPECIFICATIONS Model: ZEPS Motor Power: 150 kW (peak)/90 kW (continuous); 201 hp (peak)/120 hp (continuous) Torque: 2,300 N-m (peak)/650 N-m (continuous) Battery Chemistry: Li-ion phosphate Battery Capacity: 213 kWh/242 kWh Input Voltage: 3 Phase 480-volt Input Current: 100A Charge Time: 4 hrs. to 6 hrs. Range: Up to 150 miles

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