South American manufacturer Marcopolo has delivered its first Paradiso G7 1600 LD to Ghana. The vehicle, equipped with with Marcopolo’s BioSafe solutions, will be used to transport members of the country’s parliament.
The vehicle has been purchased by the country’s government and will be used to transport members of parliament in the capital Accra. Among the unique features, Marcopolo´s BioSafe solutions provide a toilet with UV-C ultraviolet light for disinfection and hand sanitizer dispensers by the entrance and next to the toilet.
“This supply is important because it is the first export of this model to Ghana, as it is yet another vehicle equipped with BioSafe solutions and also because it demonstrates the brand’s strong presence in the African continent. Even with the pandemic, sales remain heated and are contributing to production levels in Brazilian factories,” said Ricardo Portolan, Marcopolo’s International Business Executive Manager.
The vehicle is based on a Scania K 360B 6X2 chassis, is 14m long, capable of carrying 46 passengers in half-sleeper seats with a USB sockets, and has a full separation wall, audio and video system with DVD and monitor, luggage rack, cup holders, overhead luggage rack and curtains. The vehicle is also equipped with a full kitchen, with an oven to warm food, a coffee machine and a 55-litre refrigerator, a Valeo CC355 air-conditioning system, wireless internet and a microphone for the driver.