Irizar displays coach range and electric bus at the NEC show

Irizar will show off its coach range at Euro Bus Expo with an i8, i6S and i6 on its stand, as well as a demonstrator ie electric bus which has been undergoing trials around the country over the past year.

The i8 is a 14.1m coach with 55 seats and powered by a DAF MX13 530hp engine and 12-speed Traxon automated manual transmission system with predictive shifting control. Inside, the i8 features three-point seat belts, magazine nets and USB chargers.

Alongside it will be a 10.1m 39-seat Irizar i6S for Whites of St Albans, powered by a 367hp DAF MX11 with ZF Ecolife six-speed transmission. The interior includes synthetic trim seats with soft-trimmed backs, three-point seat belts and four-position footrests.

A stock i6 57-seat 13m coach completes the trio, powered by a DAF MX11 408hp engine with predictive cruise control and a ZF Ecolife six-speed transmission. The three coaches also debut Irizar’s new virtual dashboard display.

Outside the hall, will be an i6S 53-seat 13m coach with 408hp DAF MX11, and an Irizar ie 10.8m zero emission bus. This two door bus, offers a capacity of 60 passengers and an overnight plug-in charging solution.

Irizar will be promoting its zero emission vehicle range which includes options at 10.8m, 12m and 18m, including the 12m and 18m ie tram which has been developed for Bus Rapid Transit operations.