MAN Aerobus spied in India, launch soon


The luxury bus market is booming in India, thanks to development of good roads for these vehicles to ply. First it was Volvo, World Largest luxury bus manufacturer who foot in to India with its B7R buses. Soon Mercedes and Tata followed with their luxury buses.

MAN, the German luxury bus manufacturer is eying a share of pie in the luxury bus segment in India. The MAN Aerobus was spied testing in India and soon could be launched in the market. MAN entered India in 2006 with 50% JV with Force Motors and in 2011 bought the complete shares to form its fully owned subsidiary in India.

MAN Aerobus is a 45 seater inter-city air-conditioned, front engine luxury bus with full air suspension. It is powered by legendary MAN D-0836, 220 HP, BS3 complaint, diesel engine developing 800 Nm @1200-1800 rpm. The engine is mated to a six speed ZF GS 850 gearbox.  The MAN Aerobus is expected to deliver better fuel efficiency compared to its competitors. MAN had showed the Aerobus at this year’s Auto Expo at New Delhi. The Aerobus is expected to be launched early next year. Currently MAN has Tipper, Haulage and Special Applications range of trucks in India.


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