Glaval Bus Apollo

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Vehicle Description

When hotels, municipalities, airports, shuttle and transit operators are focused on high quality, durability and superior handling, the Apollo is the obvious choice. Built on an MB55 Freightliner chassis, it has an ergonomic cockpit, seating up to 40 passengers with a full range of floorplans and options. Optional ADA-compliant equipment make this vehicle perfect for seniors or specialized transit routes, and delivers value-added transportation!

Adding to its stream-lined appearance, the Apollo boasts panoramic bonded windows with thick, tempered glass and full black-out paint. Along with Glaval's quality fit and finish, the results are an excellent looking and durable bus. Whatever the application, the Apollo is the answer.

Glaval Bus Apollo


Apollo Advantages

Available in many different floor plans
Great resale value
5 year, 100,000 mile limited warranty
Stepwells and wheelwells are galvanized steel
Steel framed emergency hatch
Full view curbside window for improved visibility

Chassis Features

Freightliner MB-65
Cummins 6.7L Diesel Engine
240 hp/ 560 ft.lbs. Torque
26,000 GVWR
270-Amp Leece Neville Alternator
80-Gallon Fuel Tank
10-Gallon DEF Tank
B-20 Bio-Diesel Capable
Allison 2200 PTS Automatic Transmission
Air-operated Parking Brake
Dual 120Volt 1300CCA Combined Battery
Standard Electronic Cruise Control
Standard Fast Idle
TRW THP-60 Power with Tilt/Telescoping Steering
55 Degree Wheel Cut
Dual Rear Wheels 22.5" x 8.25" Steel, (6) 10-Hole Disc Painted White
Goodyear G169 RSA 255/70R22.5, 16-Ply Tires
Total of 8 Speakers Included
Front Frame Mounted Tow Hooks
4:10 Rear Axle Ratio
18,000 lb. Air-Ride by Airliner Rear Suspension
Single 17,500 lb. Rear Axle
10,000 lb. Softek Taperleaf Front Suspension
10,000 lb. Steertek Front Axle
Cummins 18.7 CFM Air Compressor
Bosch Hydraulic Brakes
12-Volt In-Dash Auxillary Power
Black Powder Coated Steel Front Bumper
750 Watt/ 115 Volt Block Heater

Standard Features

“Steel-Safe” Constructed Floor, Roof and Sidewalls
Galvanized Steel Floor Frame
Galvanized Steel Stepwell
Galvanized, All Structure
5/8" Treated Marine Grade Plywood Flooring
Gray Koroseal Commercial Flooring w/Ribbed Aisle Cove Molding
Vacuum Laminated Construction, Side and Rear
Fiberglass Front Cap & 5-piece ABS Rear Cap
Fiberglass Composite Roof
Frameless Bonded Windows Includes Full Blackout Paint
Electric Panel w/ Diagnostic Fuses
Exterior Heated Remote Mirrors
Flat Floor
LED Stepwall Lights
Vinyl Clad Lauan Ceiling & Interior Sidewalls
Track Seating
Curb Side Entrance Modesty Panel & Stanchion
All Exterior LED Lighting
Rear Center Brake Light (LED)
Rear Mud Shield
Steel Rear Bumper (Power Coated)
Window Drip Rails
Exterior Rub Rails
White Exterior
Foamed In-Place Roof Insulation
Front End Alignment (Toe In, Toe Out)
Under-Coating with Warranty

Paratransit Options

ADA Lighting (Lift and Door)
ADA Signs
Double Doors (Lift)
Belt Storage Box
Interlock System
Padding Kit
Surelok/Qstraint Tiedowns
Lift Package, Braun
Lift Package, Maxon
Lift Package, Ricon

Seating Options

At TESCO Bus, we want the process of purchasing a bus to be as easy as possible. Finding the perfect seat for your bus may seem overwhelming, but we are here to help. We are a distributor for Freedman seats, the most common of all seating in the transportation industry. Freedman offers endless amounts of seating types from the low back vinyls to the high back recliners, both common choices amongst our customers. To take a deeper a look at some of the Freedman seats and products that TESCO offers, click here.


Apollo 20 passenger with 2 wheelchair positions
Suggested floorplan, customized layouts available
20 passenger with 2 wheelchair positions
(A) 20 passenger with
2 wheelchair positions
28 passenger
(B) 28 passenger
with rear luggage
43 passenger
(C) 43 passenger


Passengers (Adult): 27 to 43 passengers
Chassis: Freightliner MB-65
Wheelbase: 178" / 208" / 236" / 276"
Engine: Cummins 6.7L Diesel
Transmission: Allison 2200 PTS Automatic
Tires: Goodyear G169 RSA 255/70R22.5
Exterior Height: Approx. 128"
Exterior Width: 96" (102" wide option available)
Interior Height: 78 1/2"
Interior Width: 92" (98" Wide Option Available)
Length: 28' / 30' / 32' / 34' / 37'
GVWR: 26,000#

For additional information please contact TESCO.


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