Models

Spirit of Independence

The ARBOC Spirit of Independence (”Independence”) Kneeling Bus, built on the fuel-efficient RAM ProMaster chassis, offers low-cost of ownership while maintaining safety and dependability.

Overview

Narrow Body Kneeling Bus

The ARBOC Spirit of Independence (”Independence”) Kneeling Bus, built on the fuel-efficient RAM ProMaster chassis, offers low cost of ownership while maintaining the safety and dependability that you'd expect in an ARBOC bus.The body allows for easy maneuverability inside the vehicle for all passengers. With an available capacity of up to 12 ambulatory passengers or 3 wheelchairs, the Spirit of Independence is perfect for use as a hotel shuttle, an executive shuttle, a non-emergency medical transport vehicle or for the assisted living market.The Independence was designed with a 1:5 ramp slope and a fully flat floor giving riders the accessibility that is expected from the nation’s leading low-floor mobility bus manufacturer.

Floorplans

21', 10+2 Passengers, 1 w/c

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

21', 4+7 Passengers, 3 w/c

Specifications

Chassis

  • + Chassis - Ram Pro-Master 3500 Cutaway Chassis
  • + Transmission: 62 TE 6-Speed Automatic
  • + Fuel Tank: 24 Gallons
  • + Horn: Dual Note Tone
  • + Power Ports: 1-12V Port/1-USB Port
  • + Driver Dome Light
  • + Battery: 1 AGM 90Ah/800CCA
  • + Brakes: Hydraulic Disc Brakes with four-wheel ABS
  • + Steel Rear Bumper
  • + Engine: 3.6L Pentastar V6 Gas
  • + GVWR Standard: 9,350 lbs
  • + Wheel Base: 195”
  • + Tires: 225/75R16E on White Steel Powder Coated Rims and Single Rear Wheels
  • + Daytime Running Lights
  • + 50 State Emissions
  • + Alternator: 220 AMP/12V
  • + OEM Front Standard Bumper
  • + Front and Rear Mud Flaps

Base Models

  • + SOI 21' 195” WB/21’8” Overall Length

        Construction

        • + All Tubular Steel Cage Construction
        • + Rear kneel only - kneeled entry 9 1/2”
        • + Full Laminated Body
        • + Body Height: 103” (does not include roof hatch or AC)
        • + Wheelchair Capacity: Up to 3
          • + Kneeling suspension with single AMK electric compressor
          • + Fully flat floor (wheel wells under rear seats)
          • + Body Width: 80.5” or 96”
          • + Seating Capacity: Up to 12 Passengers

            Electrical

            • + 12V Electrical Multiplex System
            • + Backup Alarm
              • + LED Interior Lights

                Exterior Body & Lights

                • + Rear Center Mounted Brake Light -LED
                • + Exterior Ramp & Door Toggle Switches
                • + FMVSS111 Backup Camera Standard
                  • + Heated/Remote Mirrors
                  • + Driver Side Running Board

                    Windows & Doors

                    • + Solid Framed Windows
                      • + Electric Outward Opening Entrance Door w/39” Clear Opening (35” w/Handles)

                        Interior

                        • + Right Hand & Left Hand Stanchions - Stainless Steel
                        • + One Piece FRP Interior Walls/Ceiling
                        • + OEM Driver Seat w/ Manual Seat Base
                          • + Entry Assist Handles - Stainless Steel
                          • + White Standee Line w/Sign (Optional)