New Flyer XE40

St. Cloud, Minn.
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  • The New Flyer XE40, zero-emission electric bus is built on the proven Xcelsior platform, the highly successful next-generation transit bus available in 35- , 40- and 60-foot lengths, with a variety of propulsion systems. It is the quietest and most accessible transit bus in the industry, and has the Highest GVWR of any electric bus in North America.
  • Over 50 years of experience with electric propulsion including hybrid, trolley, and fuel-cell buses.
  • Built and sold more than 6,400 electric transit buses in North America over the past two decades.
  • The Xcelsior battery-electric bus offers up to $400,000 in energy savings and up to $125,000 in maintenance savings a bus over a 12-year life span.

Exhibiting at BusCon, Booth #439.

www.newflyer.com

Specifications

Brakes Disc (all axles)
Exterior Height 130 in.
Length 40 ft. 2 in.
Passenger Capacity 40 seats
Transmission None (Direct Drive)
Wheelbase 283.75 in.

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