City Circle (UK) Limited has placed an order for 20 Scania Irizar coaches for delivery in 2020. Of these, the first delivered will be the 100th Scania Irizar vehicle to be taken by City Circle (UK), and as such will represent a significant milestone in the companies’ premium partnership. All 20 coaches in the order are Scania Irizar i6S models, of which 18 will be tri-axles with the remaining two based on 4×2 chassis.
The 18 tri-axle vehicles will be built on Scania’s K 410 6×2*4 rear-steer chassis and equipped with Scania’s 410hp engine and fully automated Opticruise gear selection system. Their Irizar i6S bodywork will be 13.2-metres overall length and will feature 53 luxurious reclining seats with leather and extra padded flaps. A sunken toilet/washroom and Frenzel kitchen will be located at the centre continental exit. The remaining two coaches will be based on Scania’s K 360 4×2 chassis fitted with Scania’s 360hp engine and fully automated Opticruise gear selection system. Their 10.8-metre overall length Irizar i6S bodywork will incorporate 36 reclining seats with a rear floor-mounted toilet/washroom, and an extensive servery at the rear of the coach with built in units for fridges and drinks facilities fitted by AD Coach Systems. Additional specification on both vehicles will include satellite navigation, reversing and road cameras, dark tinted glass and Alcoa Dura-Bright alloy wheels.