Models

Spirit of News

Finally, a rear-engine medium duty low-floor bus with unmatched floorplan flexibility.

Overview

Liberty

The Spirit of Liberty is a rear-engine medium-duty low-floor shuttle bus with unmatched floorplan flexibility. It can accommodate up to 37 passengers with an industry leading 6 wheelchair positions. A truly accessible bus for ALL passengers with no steps throughout the bus! ARBOC's patented technology, offers an angled entranceway while exceeding ADA guidelines with a 1:8 ramp slope for passengers in need of extra assistance and wheelchair accessibility. Backed by a Cummins ISB 6.7L diesel engine and an Allison transmission, the Spirit of Liberty boasts superior serviceability and reliability.

Floorplans

29', 23+6 Passengers, 2 w/c

29', 21+6 Passengers, 2 w/c

34', 17+20 Passengers, 6 w/c

34', 25+8 Passengers, 2 w/c

Specifications

Chassis

  • + Chassis - Freightliner Custom Chassis-XBA
  • + Engine - Cummins ISB 6.7L Diesel/6.7G CNG
  • + Torque - 560 ft. lbs. @ 2600 RPM
  • + Gross Axle Weight (Front) - 10,000# (4,536kg)
  • + Axle Ratio - 5.13:1
  • + Transmission Shifter - Electronic Push Button w/Park Pawl
  • + TRW THP-60 Power Steering Gear
  • + Front Kneeling Air-Spring Suspension w/Electronic Height Control
  • + Meritor-Wabco Twin Air-Dryer w/Heater
  • + Wheels 19.5" x 6.5”, 8 Lug
  • + Front Hydraulic Brakes/Disc w/Anti-Lock - Bosch 66mm
  • + Fuel Tank- 70 Gal (265 Liters) - Mid-Ship Between the Frame Rails or 70 DGE CNG
  • + Radiator Capacity - 11 Gallons (41.63 Liters)
  • + Engine Thermostat Temp Setting - 190 Degrees
  • + In-Line Circulation Pump
  • + Oil Filter - Full Flow/Disposable Type
  • + Front and Rear Mud Flaps
  • + Exhaust Location - Curbside Roof
  • + Horn / Dual Note Tone
  • + Rear Tow Hooks
  • + 2013 OBD/2017 EPA/GHG14 Compliant
  • + Engine Horse Power - 240 @ 2600 RPM
  • + Gross Vehicle Weight (GVWR) - 25,990# (11,788kg)
  • + Gross Axle Weight (Rear) - 17,500# (7,938kg)
  • + Transmission - Allison B220 Heavy Duty 6-Speed Automatic
  • + Transmission Cooler
  • + Air Park Brake - Transmission Mount Drum
  • + Cummins Engine Driven Air Compressor (318 CCI)
  • + Air Pressure Gauge & LED Indicator Light
  • + Tires - 245/70 R 19.5
  • + Rear Hydraulic Brakes/Disc w/Anti-Lock - Bosch 73mm
  • + C/S & R/S Fuel Fills STD
  • + Radiator Fan Speed Control Type - Electric Clutch
  • + Overheat Alarm Temp Setting - 225 Degrees
  • + Engine Block Heater
  • + Air Cleaner - Heavy Duty Canister Type
  • + Steel Front and Rear Bumper- Painted Black
  • + Daytime Running Lights
  • + Cruise Control

Base Models

  • + SOL 29' 150” WB / 31’2” Overall Length
    • + SOL 34' 202.5” WB / 35’6” Overall Length

      Construction

      • + All Tubular Steel Cage Construction
      • + Full Laminated Body
      • + Body Width: 100” (does not include mirrors)
      • + Interior Height - Front 85”/Rear 79”
      • + Entrance Step Height @ Ride Height - 14.5”/317.5MM
      • + Seating Capacity: Up to 37 Passengers
      • + Altoona Tested- 7 Years/200,000 Miles
      • + Bolt & Bonded Construction
      • + 5/8” Wood Floor
      • + Body Height:120” (does not include roof hatch or AC)
      • + Interior Width - 97”/2.46M
      • + Entrance Step Height When Kneeling - 10.5”/254MM
      • + Wheel Chair Capacity: Up to 6

      Electrical

      • + 12V Multiplex Electrical System
      • + Alternator - 270-AMP
      • + Kneel Switch
      • + Master Battery Disconnect Switch
      • + Power Port 12V
        • + Battery/Group 31 - (2) Heavy Duty 1520 CCA Total
        • + Fast Idle
        • + Interior Passenger Lights “ON” w/ Door
        • + Battery Box (Curbside Rear)

          Exterior Body & Lights

          • + One Piece Exterior FRP Wall/Skirt
            • + All Exterior lights - LED

              Interior

              • + Driver’s Seat - USSC G2E (RH Armrest)
              • + Entry Assist Handles - Stainless Steel
              • + Door Header Access Panel
                • + Left Hand & Right Hand Stanchions - Stainless Steel
                • + One Pice FRP Interior Walls & Ceiling