EVM are proud to have worked closely with London Hire Ltd and Arriva PLC to develop a solution for their demand responsive project in Sittingbourne, Kent. The remit was to create an executive spec accessible Sprinter to encourage users to opt for the service over using their own cars etc. Careful attention was paid to passenger comfort and connectivity with conference seating layouts and both USB and 220 volt power points at every seating position. The vehicles were all finished in metallic silver and wrapped in Arriva’s own custom designed branding.
The Sprinter is based on the Euro 6 516 Cdi 163BHP Common Rail Direct Injection diesel engine. Transmission is a 7 speed G-Tronic automatic gear box and the exterior is finished in Mercedes-Benz Metallic Silver.
Passenger entry is provided with a high visibility grab rail on the dash side (left) of the entry door, a high visibility grab rail and modesty panel on the right and behind the driver. The vehicle also has studded rubber mats (removable) on entry steps, EVM Plug type electric door entry and exterior key lock facility with LED strip lights.
Luggage space is catered for with overhead racking featuring individual passenger service units.
This vehicle has EVM Stepped Curved double glazed saloon windows in Privacy Grey with original aperture inside, with an original Mercedes-Benz front windscreen and bulkhead. This vehicle also comes with a glass top roof vent with break glass hammer.
Featuring Mercedes-Benz In-Dash air conditioning. The saloon is served by an Eberspacher 14kw saloon air conditioning unit, ducted through the luggage racks exiting through the passenger service units.
Heating is provided by an Eberspacher D4 heater.
Featuring Audio 15 Upgrade radio SD with drivers and saloon speakers integrated into the passenger service units. The driver is also catered for with Bluetooth and ipod inputs.
Ipad mounting arms are mounted conveniently for the drivers ipads which are used for the DART management software.
These saloon’s feature 12/15 Novis seats with 3 point seat belts, aisle side folding arm rest with grab handles and Millennium quick release legs.
Featuring colour coded bumpers, mouldings and grill in matching vehicle colour. Euro liner wheel trims and full chrome kit.
As with all EVM minibus’s the vehicle is completed to European whole vehicle type approval, and comes with full 3 year Mercedes Benz Unlimited Mileage Chassis Warranty.
Chassis warranty has been extended to 5 years with powerguard extended warranty.