Models

Equess

The ARBOC 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 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