When delivering the anniversary bus, Daimler area salesman Dirk Surkau presented chairman of “Bürgerbus Meschede e.V. Wolfgang Droste with a symbolic key. The vehicle is equipped with an 80kW (109 bhp) CDI engine (Euro IV standard) with a 6-speed manual transmission. Many features guarantee a high level of passenger comfort and convenience, such as all-round glazing with heat-insulating glass and a sun filter on the front windscreen, an electric sliding door and an extendable step, an additional heat exchanger in the passenger compartment, electric warm-air heating and a 5kW auxiliary hot-water heater.
In terms of safety technologies, the 100th community bus is fitted with an anti-lock braking system (ABS), acceleration skid control (ASR), brake assist (BAS) and electronic brake force distribution (EBD) combined with ADAPTIVE ESP® as standard. Additional features include a rain/light sensor, an adaptive brake light function, and heated wing mirrors. It provides optimal ergonomics for the driver and a suspension seat offering superior comfort.