Karosa LC 957

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Karosa LC 957 (HD 12)
Bus LC957-HD12 Brno.jpg
Body and chassis
Doors2, air-operated
Floor typeHigh-floor
Chassissemi-self-supporting with frame
EngineRenault MIDR 062045 M41 diesel
Capacity41–47 sitting
Power output250 kW
TransmissionZF 8-speed manual
Length11 990 mm
Width2500 mm
Height3265 mm
Curb weight13200 kg
PredecessorKarosa LC 757

Karosa LC 957 (known as HD 12) is a long-distance coach produced by bus manufacturer Karosa from the Czech Republic, produced from 1997 to 1999.

Construction features[edit]

Karosa LC 957 is model of Karosa 900 series. LC 957 is unified with intercity bus models such as C 934 and B 932, but has different design. Body is semi-self-supporting with frame and engine with manual gearbox is placed in the rear part. Only rear axle is propulsed. Front axle is independent, rear axle is solid. All axles are mounted on air suspension. On the right side are two doors. Inside are used high padded seats. Drivers cab is not separated from the rest of the vehicle.

Production and operation[edit]

In the years 1997 to 1999 only 19 buses were manufactured.

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