MAN Trucks India has unveiled the new CLA BSIV Bus Chassis range in Bengaluru for intercity coach application. It is available in 18.250 (4×2) and 22.300 (6×2) multi-axle models. MAN has partnered with three leading bus body builders to offer innovative body designs. These chassis models, with the front mounted engine, were manufactured at Pithampur, Madhya Pradesh.
The new CLA BS IV bus chassis is backed by a high-performance BS IV Compliant 250HP &300HP MAN D-0836 engines mated to a six-speed gearbox.The turbocharged, intercooled common rail direct inject system and SCR technology make the engine fuel efficient, environment-friendly and more reliable, MAN Trucks said.
“The new BSIV compliant CLA bus chassis is built on the established attributes of MAN brand in India – reliability and efficiency. We have now added the aspects of safety and comfort. The fundamental needs of customers being operational performance and efficiency of the product along with safe &comfortable journey for their passengers, we at MAN offer a compelling proposal for them,” said Joerg Mommertz, Chairman & Managing Director, MAN Trucks India.
“As passenger safety and comfort is of paramount importance, air actuated drum brakes and anti-lock braking system (ABS) noticeably improve braking safety and driving stability. The retarder and the patented engine valve brake from MAN provide enhanced braking efficiency and improved brake life,” the company said.