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Midland Red West (First Midland Red) MAN SG192 - Specification

Midland Red West (First Midland Red)
MAN SG192 — Specification

Manufacture:  MAN Commercial Vehicle Division, Munich, West Germany
Chassis:  SG192 Articulated Single Deck Citybus
Bodywork:  AB53T Göppel (67 Standing passengers)
Substructure:  Tubular Steel welded structure with galvanised sheet steel sidewalls. Body halves joined by half bellows made of Trevira Hypalon-coated.
Engine:  11.413 litres MAN six cylinder in-line diesel, mounted horizontally underfloor between the axles in the forebody
Compression ratio:  18:1
Power Output:  162KW (220 hp) at 2,200 rpm
Torque:  775 Nm (79 Kpm) at 1,400 rpm
Transmission:  Voith D851 fully-automatic gearbox with press-button ratio selection driving rigid axle with spiral bevel gear in axle centre and outside planetary drives.
Suspension:  Air Suspension with six air bellows, two on each axle.
Steering:  Power assisted ZF steering with trailer axle steering by linkage via turntable.
Doors:  Triple Doors.
Length:  16.48m (54' 1")
Wheelbase:  Forebody - 5.3m (17.4ft), Aftbody - 6.02m (19.75ft)
Width:  2.48m (8' 1")
Livery:  White with Green and Orange bands.