Motorcoach

Dattco takes delivery of Setra S 407

Posted on October 10, 2011

Dattco Inc., of New Britain, Conn., added two new Setra ComfortClass S 407 motorcoaches to support its Megabus operations. This marks the first delivery of the new North American ComfortClass from Setra, a brand of Daimler.

"We are very pleased to have Dattco as a return customer once again," stated Patrick Scully, chief commercial officer for Daimler Buses North America. "They are willing to provide a reliable, trustworthy first class vehicle to both clientele and employees, and we are proud to supply them that."

The two 2011 Setra ComfortClass S 407 coaches seat up to 56 passengers in style and comfort with auto retracting seat backs, fold-down aisle arm rests, and individual LED reading lights. In addition to a spacious and comfortable cabin design, the Setra S 407 features a Bosch classic line audio system. The exterior of the coach grabs attention with its European styling, oversized panoramic windows and lustrous paint, ensuring maximum curb appeal.

Powering the ComfortClass is the new Mercedes-Benz OM 471 BlueTec engine. It will deliver 410 horsepower and is paired with the Allison B500R automatic transmission. This combination provides greater efficiency, increases fuel economy and is environmentally sound, according to Daimler.

Dattco's two Setra ComfortClass S 407 will be in operation for the Megabus to provide affordable transportation services throughout the tri-state area. Megabus is a low cost express bus service in the U.S. that has online ticket booking starting at $1.00 and offers free Wi-Fi and electronic power ports.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

UMA offers support for operators in flooded midwestern communities

Heavy rains have led to declarations of emergencies in South Dakota, Nebraska, and Wisconsin and a disaster proclamation in Iowa.

MCI names new director, pre-owned coaches

Brian Lichter will be responsible for leading MCI’s pre-owned sales team and will be based in the Des Plaines, Illinois MCI Sales and Service Center.

New Van Hool TDX prototype features special HEPA filtration system

The new system is designed to offer a significant reduction in particle counts down to the smallest concentration.

ABC Companies names new Sr. VP, Financial Services

Prior to joining ABC Companies, Gregg Goedde worked for GE Capital in public finance and financing for the motorcoach industry.

Flixbus launches southern U.S. network

The company plans to add more cities in Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas to the network throughout spring 2019.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation