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* India - Scania Metrolink available in three versions on the Indian market
Bangalore,India -Busworld (Belgium) -26 Feb 2013: -- The Scania Metrolink will be produced in the Scania Bus Factory in Bangalore in India from early 2014. While waiting for this Scania factory to be ready, Scania India is building some vehicles with a trusted partner in Malaysia, as they describe it – being Gemilang Coachwork, with which Scania already produced already 900 buses in 2007, for SBA Transit Singapore... Produced for the Indian market will be the Scania Metrolink HD 45-seater. This is a 12-metre 4x2 model with 45 seats. The vehicle is 2.6 m wide, 3.7 m high and fitted with a 465-litre fuel tank... Second type is the Scania Metrolink HD 49-seater... Top model is the Scania Metrolink HD 53-seater, a 14.5-metre high-capacity 6x2 model featuring 53 semi-sleeper seats (or 57 without calf support). It has the Scania 13-litre 410 hp Euro 3 engine, Scania Opticruise 8-speed automated gearchanging. The third axle is hydraulically steered for easy manoeuvring. The vehicle is 2.6 m wide, 3.7 m high and fitted with a 465-litre fuel tank...
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