Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc., recently delivered 14 2017 J4500 motorcoaches to the Ridgeland, Miss.-based Cline Tours, which has purchased 200 J4500s over the past 14 years.
Cline’s new vehicles includes optional amenities such as power outlets, satellite TV, and Wi-Fi, as well as standard safety features including three-point passenger seatbelts, electronic stability control, and a Bendix braking system for car-like control. Advances in clean diesel engine technology provide lower emissions and excellent fuel economy. Cline uses XRS electronic logging devices on all its coaches to track fuel usage and fleet performance in real time.
Additionally, Green Bay, Wis.-based Lamers Bus Lines recently added three new J4500s and have another three on the way.
Standard features on Lamers’ new MCI J4500 coaches include electronic stability program, a ZF independent suspension; and smooth-stopping Bendix ADB22X brakes and best-in-class parcel rack capacity. Lamers added chrome mirrors, the optional Wingman advanced collision mitigation system, stylishly sleek Kiel seating for 56 passengers, an REI enhanced A/V system with HD monitors, and 110-volt power outlets with USB ports at every seat and Wi-Fi.