Leyland, the country’s leading-edge auto maker, recently launched its much-awaited Sunshine school bus. It is said to be the only bus in the country, which offers a roll over compliant design and frontal crash protection. Showcased during the 2016 Auto Expo, this bus comes outfitted with a variety of innovative features and reliable Leyland parts. Here’s a brief overview of the vehicle:
Specifications & Features
Available in two variants, 40 seater and 50 seater configurations, this vehicle boasts of anti-bacterial & fire retardant interiors, anti-skid flooring, and large windows for excellent air ventilation. Then there is the i-ALERT system, which enables real time tracking of pick up and drops of children. There is also a front collision avoidance system, which has been christened as the ‘6th Sense’. On the technical front, it brings on board semi-integral chassis construction, which provides the bus a low centre of gravity, thereby ensuring a stable ride. This is the first time that an automaker has introduced such a feature in a bus. Thanks to parabolic suspension, which guarantees a smooth and bump-free journey for children. In the safety aspect, it offers emergency exit doors as well as door alarms.
How will it help the school transport sector?
The bus offers a great combination of safety and comfort to its occupants. The auto maker believes that children have a big role to play in shaping the country’s future, and thus, it is important that they are provided with utmost protection. With its artistically designed interiors and great safety features, the bus offers a stress-free ride to school kids. The company has incorporated new technologies and expertise to create a design that would render a world-class commuting experience for children. It took into consideration feedback from parents & children to come up with a state-of-the-art design. The good news is that the bus also caters to the precise requirements of drivers by offering them ergonomic seats and a plethora of other features for comfortable driving.
The bus is loaded with a range of good quality products that assure low maintenance costs as well as longer service intervals. However, if anyone is in need of reliable Leyland parts, they may avail them from BP Auto Spares India, a reputed auto parts dealer. Here’s some information on the Ready-to-Use Light Commercial Vehicles from the House of Leyland.