Models

Spirit of Freedom

The ARBOC Spirit of Freedom provides a single, non-discriminatory patented angled and accessible entranceway.

Overview

GM Chassis

The ARBOC Spirit of Freedom provides a single, non-discriminatory patented angled and accessible entranceway. Passengers of all mobility capabilities, including wheelchair riders and even those using walkers, can experience what Equal Access for Everyone® truly means! The innovative Spirit of Freedom is the only bus of its kind, offering all the benefits of a low-floor bus at a competitive price and making superior accessibility available to everyone! Built on the conventional GM G4500 chassis, the Spirit of Freedom rides on the OEM spring suspension while exceeding ADA guidelines with a 1:5 ramp slope. If speed of operation, passenger dignity and safety are important, then the Spirit of Freedom is the bus for you!

Floorplans

24', 12+2 Passengers, 2 w/c

27', 12+6 Passengers, 2 w/c

27', 13+6 Passengers, 3 w/c

Specifications

Chassis

  • + GM4500 with GVWR 14,200
  • + GVWR Rear Axle: 9,600
  • + Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic (MYD)
  • + Park Brake: Internal Rear Disc
  • + Battery: Dual Batteries,770 CCA
  • + Tires: LT225/75RX16D/E on White Steel Rims
  • + 50 State Emissions
  • + Doors: Driver Side Door Only
  • + Visor: Driver Side Only
  • + Horn: Dual Note Tone
  • + Power Ports: (2) 12-Volt Outlets, (1) 110-Volt Outlet
  • + Power Steering
  • + Steel Rear Bumper Painted Black
  • + GVWR Front Axle: 4,600
  • + Engine: Vortec 6.6L Gas
  • + Brakes: Heavy Duty Disc Brakes with four-wheel ABS
  • + Alternator: 220 Amp
  • + Hour Meter
  • + Fuel Tank: 57 Gallons
  • + Shuttle Bus Package (Includes): Chrome Appearance Package (Chrome grille with dual composite halogen headlamp), Tilt/Cruise
  • + Air Bag: Driver Side Only
  • + Mirror: Inside Rearview Day/Night
  • + Radio: Radio Provisions Only
  • + Low Oil Pressure Light
  • + Front & Rear Mud Flaps
  • + Exhaust Streetside Rear

Base Models

  • + SOF 24' 165" WB/24'-1" Overall Length Gas
  • + SOF 29' 210" WB/27'-10" Overall Length Gas
    • + SOF 27' 191" WB/26'-3" Overall Length Gas

      Interior

      • + OEM Driver Console w/Cup Holder
      • + Entry Assist Handles - Stainless Steel
      • + Door Header Access Panel
        • + Right Hand & Left Hand Stanchions - Stainless Steel
        • + One Piece FRP Interior Walls/Ceiling

          Construction

          • + All Tubular Steel Cage Construction
          • + Full Laminated Body
          • + Body Height: 115” (does not include roof hatch or AC)
          • + Wheel Chair Capacity: up to 8
          • + 5/8" Wood Floor (edge sealed prior to installation)
          • + Meets all applicable FMVSS Regulations. Including FMVSS 214 - Side Impact Protection, FMVSS 220 - Rollover Protection, FMVSS 221 - Joint Strength, and FMVSS 301 - Fuel System Integrity
          • + Bolt & Bonded Construction
          • + Body Width: 96” (does not include mirrors)
          • + Seating Capacity: Theater Seating up to 22 Passengers
          • + Interior Wheel Housings completely encapsulated w/Poly Urea Coating
          • + Altoona Tested- 5 Years/150,000 Miles

            Electrical

            • + LED Interior/Exterior Lights (Except GM)
            • + Auxiliary Battery Compartment w/Tray and Door
            • + Master Battery Disconnect Switch
            • + Backup Alarm
              • + Interior Passenger Lights “ON” with door
              • + Switches Mounted on Driver’s Console
              • + Multiplex 12V Electrical System

                Exterior Body & Lights

                • + Rear Center Mounted Brake Light -LED
                • + Black Rubber Rear Wheel Well Flares
                • + Upper Corner Rear ICC Lights - LED
                • + Exterior Ramp & Door Toggle Switches
                  • + Exterior Light at Entry Door - LED
                  • + One Piece Exterior FRP Wall/Skirt
                  • + Heated/Remote Mirrors

                    Windows & Doors

                    • + Solid Framed Windows
                    • + Large Curb View Window
                    • + Rear Egress Window (24 x 60)
                      • + Egress Window Lights
                      • + Electric Outward Opening Entrance Door w/39” Clear Opening (35” w/Handles)