Risborough Area Community Bus have taken delivery of their new EVM Community Low Floor sprinter from EVM’s Sales office in Crawley, Three Bridges, West Sussex.
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 with Blue Effiency, and the exterior finished in ‘Grass Green’.
EVMs 120cm Double leaf rapid sliding powered entry door with external emergency release. Lightweight fold out ramp at entry door for wheel chair access.
Original Mercedes-Benz glazed 270 degree hinge doors
EVM panoramic double glazed saloon side windows. Original Mercedes-Benz front windscreen and glass top roof.
In dash air conditioning. Saloon heating with heater booster. Vehtec saloon convector heaters in two locations.
Mercedes-Benz Sound 15 with 6” head up display – Radio/SD. Reversing camera displaying on Audio 15 head unit. Saloon speakers integrated in roof.
The Saloon features 10 Kiel Interline fixed back M2 seats with hip restraints to aisle side of all seats. 2 Tip-up seats with 3 point seat belt and 3 additional fold down seats from the side wall of the low floor area. Finished in moquette. Wheelchair backboard behind driver with safety belt.
EVM body moulded side skirts in matching vehicle colour. Colour coded bumpers, side mouldings and grille. Destination equipment fitted to the exterior.
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.
About the Customer:
Risborough Area Community Bus (RACB) is dedicated to providing low floor, easily accessible transport in and around Princes Risborough and surrounding villages for all those, of all ages, inadequately served by public transport.
Our highly valued “Hail & Ride” scheduled services run 6 days a week, we run regular outings to places of interest and the bus is also available for use by individuals and not-for-profit organisations.
This bus was funded in full by the Department for Transports minibus fund
Peter Johnson was extremely pleased with the new addition to the fleet and said that the help and know-how of EVM was paramount in their decision to work with us.
For more information on Risborough Area Community Bus visit: www.racb.co.uk