Scania receives largest new Irizar i6S order to date
Scania has taken its largest order for the new Scania Irizar i6S with a 20 vehicle commitment from City Circle Limited. The first examples of this new model will enter service in the UK 2018, and the introduction of these high-specification and impressively-designed coaches is sure to turn heads in London and throughout the UK and Europe as they operate on City Circle (UK)'s high-end tours and corporate engagements.
Right product for our high profile client base
Neil Pegg, Managing Director of City Circle (UK) comments, "The Scania Irizar i6 product has performed exceptionally well over the last few years for our business. When I was introduced to the upgraded i6S model, and the additional refinements and specification enhancements it offers, I knew it was the right product for our high profile client base. We look forward to operating the 20 new vehicles in what looks to be a very busy season in store, and 2018 will also see us opening up fantastic new purpose built premises in Heathrow to operate from."
Eighteen of the vehicles in this order are 13.2-metre overall length models based on Scania's K410 6x2*4 2 chassis with fully-automated Scania Opticruise gear-selection system.
Additional features include Alcoa Dura-Bright alloy wheels, reversing and road cameras and integrated satellite navigation. The passenger seats will benefit from having seat back tables, magazine nets and footrests and the body will be finished with extra dark tinted double glazing.
The other two coaches in this order are 10.8-metre overall length vehicles based on Scania K360 4x2 chassis with fully-automated Scania Opticruise gear-selection system. The Irizar i6S bodywork of these coaches feature 36 recliners with half leather trim to the seats, rear floor mounted toilet/washroom and an extensive servery at the rear of the coach with built in units for fridges and drinks facilities fitted by A&D coach systems. The vehicles are specified extremely highly with the additions of satellite navigation, twin monitors, and fully furnished seat back facilities for passenger comfort. Dark tinted glass and Alcoa Dura-Bright alloy wheels complete the specification.
All 20 coaches will also have the Colour Plus dash feature offering the driver instant performance information, and this is linked to the complimentary fleet management information sent direct to the office to ensure vehicle-efficiency can be maximised. The vehicles will all have WiFi on board, CCTV systems and the added feature of USB charging points to all the passenger seats.