Coach Midi Specifications

At 9.7m long, the Denning Phoenix Midi delivers big coach quality and features in an economical smaller group transport solution.

 

This versatile vehicle is available in 45-seat school bus, 41-seat day charter and 37-seat touring coach configurations. Manufactured in Australia using locally supplied components, it can easily be further customised to fit specific needs.

 

The Denning name signifies proven quality, expertise and reliability. Our Midi is the only Australian-designed and built mid-sized coach in its class, ensuring it is uniquely equipped to handle our demanding local conditions.

Smart styling, engineering excellence and rugged dependability are backed by expert local service and product support, making the Denning Phoenix Midi a valuable fleet addition.

 

DIMENSIONS
Length: 9.7m
Width: 2.5m
Height: 3.5m

Specifications

ENGINE

 

Cummins ISBE5, 6.7l in-line 6 cylinder 225hp @ 2300 rpm (Other ratings subject to application) Complies with ADR80/03 (Equivalent to Euro 5)

 

Using SCR. (Selective Catalytic Reduction) to inject a water-based urea solution (DEF, AdBlue, etc) into the exhaust (typically 4% to 8% of diesel consumption).

TRANSMISSION

 

Allison T270R 6 speed Automatic
Multi-stage Integral hydraulic retarder
Ratios: 3.51, 1.91, 1.43, 1.00, 0.74, 0.64, reverse: 4.80
Electronic push button selector

AXLES

 

Rear: Meritor with coach-quality gearing
Ratio subject to application
Front: Meritor

SUSPENSION

 

Denning full airbag suspension
Matched torque rods (4 front, 4 rear) with common bushings
Matched airbags (2 front, 4 rear)
Automatic (Mechanical valve) height control (1 front, 2 rear)
Options: Full vehicle raising, kneeling to front

BRAKES

 

Dual circuit braking system with spring brakes to drive
Color-coded imperial size tubing
“American” valves for ease of service
Optional: Interlock to suit NSW RTA146
Steer: Meritor “Q Plus” air operated 161/2“x 6” drums
Drive: Meritor “Q Plus” air operated 161/2“x 7 “drums
Option: Interlock to suit NSW RTA146

WHEELS & TYRES

 

7 x 275/70 R22.5 Radial
7 x 22.5 x 8.25” steel rims
Optional: Alcoa Dura-Bright aluminium rims

STEERING

 

TRW TAS85 power steering, flange mounted pump
Height and rake adjustable column

FUEL TANK

 

200l, filler to O/S

COOLING SYSTEM

 

Radiator with aluminium charge air cooler mounted to N/S of engine
Expansion tank fitted with sight glass for level checking
2 speed cooling fan to match cooling requirements in all conditions

AIR CLEANER

 

Fleetguard 14” with safety element and restriction indicator

TOOLS

 

10 tonne hydraulic jack, wheel brace, bar, chocks and triangles

AIR SYSTEM

 

Charging connection to front
Knorr Air Drier: “Festo” valves on auxiliary systems

ELECTRICAL

 

Batteries: 4 x 12V
Alternator: Prestolite 140A Brushless
Gauges: Speedo, tacho, dual air, eng temp, oil pressure, voltmeter, fuel, transmission oil temp
Warn Lights: Low air, low water, alt, oil press, eng temp, check eng, stop eng, check trans, trans temp
External Lighting: LED where possible

BODY EXTERIOR

 

Windscreen: Bonded 2-piece curved laminated
Windows: Bonded laminated with double-dark tint
Hoppers optional
Driver’s Window: Fixed with porthole
Panelling: Fiberglass to roof, front and rear
Aluminium panels and frames below floor level
Paint: PPG
LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT: To 5.6m3 with up to 4 doors

BODY INTERIOR

 

Floor Covering: Heavy duty vinyl. Carpet optional
Walls & Ceiling: Vinyl-look fiberglass. Cloth optional
Front & Rear: Vinyl. Cloth optional

SEATING

 

Driver: Fully adjustable seat with 3-point belt
Passenger: 37 Generously spaced seats with full recline, or
41 Limited recline seats, or
45 Fixed seats
Options on request

AIR CONDITIONING

 

Thermo King X700 roof-mounted heat/cool (others by request) Individual passenger vents optional
Heavy duty driver’s heater/demister

AUDIO VISUAL

 

Radio / CD / DVD / PA options available
23” LCD Monitor to front optional
Reversing camera optional