The Smart Choice for Commuter Transportation Tata Motors Marcopolo Ltd. (TMML), the company that brings you Starbus, is a joint venture between Tata Motors Ltd. and Marcopolo S.A., Brazil. Tata Motors is the world’s second largest bus manufacturing company while Marcopolo S.A., Brazil is the world leader in body building for buses and coaches.
Together we have developed a world class bus with features tailor made for the South African bus market – the all new Tata Starbus LPO 1823. Read on to know more about the 65-seater Tata Starbus.
World class Tata Cummins engine
Tata Starbus LPO 1823 is powered by a world class Tata Cummins engine that offers
unmatched reliability, optimum performance and best in class fuel economy.
Powerful engine – 235 HP @ 2500 rpm
Peak torque of 800 Nm @ 1500 rpm & flat torque curve for better performance and lesser gearshifts.
Turbo-charged & Inter-cooled Euro-II engine backed by Cummins reliability & performance, ensuring complete peace of mind.
Tata Starbus LPO 1823 incorporates several features that offer enhanced safety for passengers. These include:
Transmission-mounted Hydrodynamic Voith Retarder that gives superior braking performance, enhances brake & tyre life and, above all, provides safety for passengers.
Tata Marcopolo body meets all SABS compulsory standards relating to safety such as body roll-over structural strength, seat strength, seat anchorage and emergency exit requirements.
315/80 R22.5 radial tyres to give superior performance.
Fire extinguisher and roof hatches.
Anti Roll Bar in front.
Commute in Comfort
The LPO 1823 commuter has many features that ensure a comfortable journey for passengers at all times. The comfort features include:
Aesthetically-designed interiors with dual tone seats.
Rear luggage compartment specially provided to meet the baggage space requirements during hire.
Modular Hat Rack.
Twin leaf pneumatic in-swing door for easy entry and exit.
Vehicle chassis designed specifically for bus applications.
Cost-saving, for higher profits
High quality bus aggregates like Tata Cummins engine, Voith retarder and Marcopolo body ensures low maintenance and longer life.
Reliable axle, suspension, brake and transmission aggregates tried and tested over numerous Tata commercial vehicles around the world.
Robust front axle with 7.5T capacity that provides higher load capability.
Large 380 mm dia assisted clutch that ensures driver comfort, clutch life and lower downtime.
350-litre fuel tank for long, hassle-free trips that also saves on refuelling time.
All in all, Tata Starbus LPO 1823 offers what every fleet owner looks for: A bus that saves on running costs and adds to profits.
Make the smart choice. Transform your business. Get the Tata LPO 1823 Starbus Commuter.
|ENGINE||CUMMINS 6BTAA 5.9 EuroII Turbocharged Intercooled|
|Make Model||6 inline|
|Capacity||173 kw @ 2500 rpm|
|Max power||800 Nm @ 1500 rpm|
|Make Model||G750 with OD|
|No of gears||6F 1R|
|Type||Sychromesh for forward constantmesh for reverse|
|High and Low ratio||6.58: 0.77|
|Type||Single plate dry friction type|
|REAR AXLE RATIO||5.8547|
|Type||Dual circuit, full air S-CAM brake system|
|Parking||Spring actuated parking brake acting|
|Auxillary||Voith Hydrodynamic Retarder|
|Size and Ply Rating||315/80 R22.5|
|Max geared speed||105 kmph|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||350 L|
|Overall length||12000 mm|
|Overall width||2600 mm|
|Overall Height||3200 mm|
|Manufacturers Gross vehicle mass||17900 kg|
|Manufacturers Front axle mass||7700 kg|
|Manufacturers Rear Axle mass||10200 kg|
|Make||Tata Marcopolo Body meeting SABS Compulsory Standards|
|Floor Surface||2 mm anti skid vinyl|
|No of seats||64+1|
|Entrance door||Pneumatic Swing in Pivot|
|Seat pitch||750 mm|
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