Turtle Top Vanterra

New Paris, Ind.
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  • Industry Largest Passenger Windshield
  • Rooftop and Interior A/C and Heat Options
  • All New Interior Lighting Packages with Expanded AV Options
  • 17.5-inch or 19-inch seating with Rear Luggage Options
  • Completely Redesigned Interior and Exterior for 2019
  • Multiple floor plans, Ambulatory and Paratransit



Chassis Ford E-350 SRW and DRW
Engine 6.2L V8 or 6.8L V-10
Exterior Height 9 ft. 1 in.
Fuel Options Gas
GVWR 10,050 to 12,500 lbs.
Headroom 76 in.
Length 21 ft. and 23 ft.
Passenger Capacity 7 to 15
Wheelbase 138 to 158 in.

Laketran expands propane fleet to improve efficiency

One of those strategies is transitioning the 85-bus Dial-a-Ride fleet from diesel fuel to propane.

Forest River acquires Turtle Top

Turtle Top’s current bus models include the Van Terra, VT3, Odyssey, Odyssey XL, Odyssey XLT and MPV.

Laketran opens $1.6M propane autogas fueling station, new buses

The three-phase capital project included engineering, construction of the fueling station, and installation of indoor propane detectors for safety inside Laketran’s 122,000 square foot vehicle storage and maintenance area.

Turtle Top taps Hadley for vehicle interiors

Interiors being installed include Hadley’s Swan Collection with Swan AC, Swan Constellation and Swan Select comprising the three levels of amenities, as well as the Wave and mini-OMEGA systems

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