MercedesBenzBlog Press trial drive for the Citaro Euro VI The…

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Mercedes-Benz Citaro

Press trial drive for the Euro VI: The test vehicles in

Mercedes-Benz Citaro rigid the test vehicle in detail

Drivetrain: clean, powerful and

— Safety: ESP, lights and much more

— Functionality: driver and

— Comfort: enhancements for and passengers

The Citaro sets the for environmental awareness, economy, and comfort, and as a test vehicle it the major contribution that superb-quality buses can make to public transport today. The rigid bus with vertically engine offers a unique mix of from compliance with the VI exhaust emissions standard to the ESP stability program.

Drivetrain: powerful and economical

This is powered with the new OM 936 in-line engine with displacement of 7.7 a power rating of 220 kW (299 hp) and a torque of 1200 Nm. It already the Euro VI exhaust emissions Power is transferred by the ZF Ecolife automatic transmission system. The engine is an ideal match for the rear axle ratio of This is almost ten percent than in the Citaro with the engine, which lowers speed and therefore fuel CO2 emissions and noise levels.

module saves fuel

The fuel economy of the new Citaro be based on the recuperation module (24 The process for achieving fuel in the regular-service bus is as follows: the free generated during the overrun is stored and used to operate the electrical accessories. This the load on the drivetrain and lowers consumption.

The energy storage is performed by “supercaps”, double-layer with a power rating of 6 kW and a of 1 Ah. This process alone the Citaro’s fuel consumption and CO2 by more than two percent.

Safety: ESP, bi-xenon and much more besides

The also offers an exemplary of safety. The vehicle is fitted the ESP electronic stability program, the low-floor bus to have this The ESP package also includes skid control. The Citaro combines attributes of comfort and with individual wheel on the front axle, anti-roll on both axles, and electronically level control. The integrated control system (another option) limits bodywork while the vehicle is under way and passenger comfort. By enhancing the of the vehicle load, it also the stress on the carriageway surface.

unique features of the bus include the system with bi-xenon fog lamps with integrated light function and LED daytime lamps – plus a headlamp and wipe system. All-round is also enhanced with operated and heated exterior and a reversing camera.

The vehicle has a video system to cater for a different aspect of safety: a by door 1 monitors the cash and entrance area, and another at door 2 provides surveillance of the compartment to the front and rear of point. The monitor is a 6.5-inch screen with switch operated from the driver The usual interior mirrors give the driver a view of the compartment. The door into the compartment closes flush the front end partition, and has an electromagnetic system. The partition screen over half the door creating a sense of separation and and also contributing to an even in the driver’s cab.

LED entrance are placed under the hem section at all doors to help passengers the vehicle in dark conditions.

And if the should happen, along the fire alarm system as standard equipment, there is an fire extinguisher system in the engine compartment.

Functionality: driver and service-friendly

is a key priority in the test vehicle. The side panelling with replaced components simplifies of minor damage. Electrically pivot-and-slide doors at all three open and close rapidly, and securely shut when The electrically operated cassette under the vehicle floor at 2 provides easier access for and wheelchair users, and also for The driver’s life is also easier by the sensors placed on the step mat and detection devices on the edge. A strip of yellow LED lamps on the front edge of the and LED light strips under all the entrances illuminate the road and make boarding the bus easier and The roof hatches are electrically

Comfort: enhancements for driver and

The comfort story starts in the workstation at the front left of the which is air-conditioned and fitted a refrigeration box, mug holder and stowage compartments.

The seating in the compartment comprises the highly City Star Eco seats, in-house, a folding seat a wheelchair parking surface in the area opposite door 2. The and backs of the seats are upholstered in “La fabric. The passenger compartment is with blower heaters, a air-conditioning unit and an additional device. A new feature is ambient based on power-saving, long-life LED above each row of seats and the section. The anthracite-coloured needle inside wall side adds a touch of home and also helps to damp levels.

Visual appearance: silver finish

The Citaro is metallic brilliant silver, and the finish is used on the bumpers and parts such as the air-conditioning cover panel, turbo fans and backs of the outside

The test Mercedes-Benz Citaro — key equipment:

— OM 936 power rating 220 kW (299 meets Euro VI exhaust standard

— Recuperation

— ZF Ecolife automatic

— ESP electronic stability

— Electronically controlled adjustment

— Roll-and-pitch

— Bi-xenon headlamps

Fog lamps with integrated light function

— LED running lamps

— LED strips below door illuminating the road surface or the by the bus stop

— Cassette electrically operated

— doors, electrically operated

Electrically operated, heated mirror

— Video of interior

— Fire system in engine compartment

Electrically driver cab door, screen over half width

— Refrigerator box in workstation

— Driver air conditioning

— Passenger air conditioning

— Electrically roof hatches

— destination display

— passenger information system

Ambient lighting in passenger

— LED ceiling lights additional night lighting

— Needle felt wall panelling

Mercedes-Benz G: the test vehicle in detail

Drivetrain: clean, light and

— Safety: tyre monitoring outside, video inside

— Functionality: driver and service-friendly characteristics of the G

— Comfort: enhancements for and passengers

The Citaro G is the ideal bus for routes with high volumes. With the powerful new OM 470 meeting the Euro VI exhaust standard, the vehicle is even environmentally friendly and economical, and the of safety and comfort is also better than before. The with vertically-mounted engine provides exemplary functionality.

Drivetrain: clean, light and

The Citaro G is powered by the new in-line OM 470 engine, with 10.7-l a power rating of 265 kW (360 hp) and torque of 1700 Nm. The engine meets the Euro VI exhaust standard. In spite of its compact the weight-optimised engine of the Citaro G is powerful than its proven in all engine speed ranges.

is transferred by the ZF Ecolife six-speed transmission system. The final ratio of i=6.22 is ideal for the vehicle weight rating of 28 and the extremely high-torque engine. torque even at low engine ensures excellent acceleration and upshifts.

Safety: tyre monitoring outside, video inside

The Mercedes-Benz Citaro G provides an outstanding mix of comfort and based on individual wheel on the front axle. Anti-roll on the front and rear axles roll movements. The electronically articulation limiter and acceleration control system ensure safety in all normal driving An electronically operated level system keeps the body balanced. Another useful function is the new tyre pressure system, with individual for all ten tyres. Maintaining the correct pressure increases service and reduces fuel consumption.

halogen-H7 headlamps, fog lamps and LED running lamps ensure the can “see” and be seen at all times. The dimensions of an articulated bus highlight the of electrically adjustable and heated mirrors.

Given that the has only limited ability to an eye on the large passenger compartment in the the test vehicle is equipped an extensive video surveillance Cameras monitor the cash and entrance area at door 1, the from the cross duct and from door 2, the rear back from the articulation and the rear section looking The driver can switch between as desired on a 6.5-inch (16.5-cm) The bus also has the familiar inside and a reversing aid with display on the

The door into the driver’s cab is locked, and separated from the compartment by a partition screen over half the door

Mercedes-Benz Citaro

An automatic fire extinguisher in the engine compartment reduces any of a fire.

Functionality: outstanding and service-friendly characteristics of the Citaro G

board the bus through three operated inward-opening doors. A operated folding ramp is for mobility-impaired passengers at door 2.

is a key consideration in the Citaro G. For example, the panel has two fittings for mounting devices. Electrically operated hatches are provided as a matter of along with an outside system in the test vehicle for the communication of messages. The interior is based on economical and long-life LED

Comfort: enhancements for driver and

The transparent accordion section window openings gives the G passenger compartment an even friendly and open look. The goes for the wood finish on the in “Gaya Wood Dark The anthracite-colour needle felt wall panelling also a touch of home comfort.

The in the passenger compartment comprises Star Eco seats, manufactured upholstered in La Plata fabric. The vehicle also has eight seats over the middle

In the priority area on the left at the level of door 2, there is for a support surface for a wheelchair against the direction of travel and a of three folding seats. The compartment is air-conditioned with heaters, a roof-top air-conditioning and an auxiliary heater. Along the roof duct ventilation the test vehicle also has for the articulation area.

The driver’s station is air-conditioned. A box, mug holder and several compartments are also provided to the life easier.

Visual classy anthracite metallic

The anthracite metallic paint on the articulated bus underpins the vehicle’s quality image. The mounted are also painted in this except the backs of the mirrors, are painted grey.

The Mercedes-Benz G vehicle — key equipment:

OM 470 engine, power rating 265 kW hp), meets Euro VI emissions standard

— ZF automatic transmission

— articulation limiter

— level control

— H7 headlamps

— Fog lamps

LED daytime running lamps

Tyre pressure monitoring

Manually operated folding

— Transparent accordion

— Inward-opening doors, operated

— Electrically heated outside mirror

Video surveillance of interior

Fire extinguisher system in the compartment

— Driver’s cab with electrical locking partition screen extending half door width

Refrigerator box at driver workstation

Driver workstation air conditioning

Passenger compartment air conditioning

Cockpit with fittings for devices

— Electrically roof hatches

— for articulation zone

Mercedes-Benz Citaro
Mercedes-Benz Citaro
Mercedes-Benz Citaro


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