Models

Spirit of Equess

Presenting the ARBOC Spirit of Equess, a low-floor purpose-built shuttle/transit bus, manufactured on an ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, LLC chassis.

Overview

Equess

A low-floor purpose-built shuttle/transit bus on an ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, LLC chassis, the Spirit of Equess easily accommodates up to 33 passengers and six wheelchair passengers. This bus displays true Equal Access for Everyone® with no steps throughout! ARBOC’s advanced technology exceeds ADA guidelines with a 1:8 ramp slope and a 39” entrance door opening for passengers in need of extra assistance and wheelchair accessibility. Backed by a Cummins engine and an Allison transmission, the Spirit of Equess offers superior serviceability and reliability!

Floorplans

27', 9+12 Passengers, 4 w/c

29', 17+6 Passengers, 2 w/c

34', 9+24 Passengers, 6 w/c

Specifications

Chassis

  • + Chassis - ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, LLC with GVWR 28,530
  • + GVWR Rear Axle - 18,650
  • + Engine Horse Power - 220 @ 2400 RPM
  • + Torque - 520 ft. lbs. @ 1600 RPM
  • + Axle Ratio - 4.50:1
  • + Transmission Shifter - Electronic 6 Speed
  • + ZF Front Axle with Air Ride Independent Front Suspension
  • + Air Park Brake - Axle Mounted Spring Setting
  • + WABCO Engine Driven Twin Piston Air Compressor
  • + Bendix AD-IS Air Dryer
  • + Tires - 245/70R 19.5
  • + Rear Air Brakes/Disc - Knorr-Bremse/Bendix 16/24
  • + Curbside & Roadside Fuel Fills STD
  • + Overheat Alarm Temp Setting - 225 Degrees
  • + Oil Filter - Full Flow/Disposable Type
  • + Front and Rear Mud Flaps
  • + Exhaust Location - Streetside Roof
  • + Horn/Dual Note Tone
  • + Rear Tow Hooks
  • + GVWR Front Axle - 9,880
  • + Engine - Cummins ISB 6.7L Diesel/6.7G CNG
  • + Top Vehicle Speed - 70 MPH
  • + Estimated Curb Weight - 19,250
  • + Transmission - Allison B220 Heavy Duty6-Speed Automatic
  • + Transmission Cooler - Rocore 5-7053D
  • + ZF Rear Portal Axle with 4 Air Springs
  • + Front Kneeling Air Spring Suspension w/ Mechanical Height Control
  • + VGT Turbo Braking (Diesel Model Only)
  • + Wheels 19.5” x 6.5”, 8 Lug
  • + Front Air Brakes/Disc - Knorr-Bremse/Bendix Type 14
  • + Fuel Tank - 70 Gal (265 Liters) Diesel or 70 DGE Natural Gas
  • + Radiator Fan Speed Control Type - Electric PWM
  • + In-Line Circulation Pumps
  • + Air Cleaner - Heavy Duty Cartridge Type
  • + Steel Front & Rear Bumper Painted Black
  • + Daytime Running Lights
  • + Cruise Control

Base Models

  • + SOE 29' - 191" WB
  • + SOE 27' - 156" WB
    • + SOE 34' - 254" WB

      Exterior Body & Lights

      • + Black Rubber Rear Wheel Well Flares
      • + All Exterior Lights-LED (Incl. Std. Rear Center Mount Brake Light
        • + One Piece Exterior FRP Wall/Skirt

          Construction

          • + All Tubular Steel Cage Construction
          • + Full Laminated Body
          • + Body Width: 100” w/o Mirrors or 121.5” w/ Mirrors
          • + Interior Width - 97”/2.46 M
          • + Entrance Step Height @ Ride Height - 13”/330MM
          • + Seating Capacity: Up to 33 Passengers
          • + Altoona Tested - 10 years/350,000 Miles
          • + Bolt & Bonded Construction
          • + 5/8” Wood Floor
          • + Body Height: 102” (does not include roof hatch or AC)
          • + Interior Height (Front to Rear) - 84”/2.13 M
          • + Entrance Step Height When Kneeling - 10”/254MM
          • + Wheel Chair Capacity: up to 6
          • + Meets All Applicable FMVSS Regulations

          Electrical

          • + 12-Volt Multiplex Electrical System
          • + Kneel Switch
          • + Master Battery Disconnect Switch
          • + Power Port 12-Volt
            • + Alternator - Leece Neville 320 amp
            • + Interior Passenger Lights “ON” w/ Door
            • + Battery Box (Roadside Rear)

              Interior

              • + Driver’s Seat - USSC G2E (RH Armrest)
              • + Left Hand & Right Hand Stanchions - Stainless Steel
              • + Door Header Access Panel
                • + Driver’s HVAC
                • + Entry Assist Handles - Stainless Steel

                  Windows & Doors

                  • + Solid Framed Windows
                    • + Electric Outward 35” Wide Clear Opening Entrance w/ Handles