Optare Rapta

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Optare Rapta
Overview
Manufacturer Optare
Production 2008
Body and chassis
Doors 2 doors
Floor type Low floor
Powertrain
Capacity 70-86 seated
Dimensions
Length 10.1 to 11.9 metres
Width 2,500mm [1]
Height currently unknown

The Optare Rapta was an integral double-decker bus that was launched at the Euro Bus Expo on 4 November 2008. It was one of the first of the new Optare model range to have the new family look, the other of which is the new Solo+ (since removed from Optare's online list of products). The Rapta is the first new Optare-designed double-decker bus since the Spectra in 1997 that was discontinued in 2005.

Powertrain[edit]

It was available with an MAN Euro V engine with an optional hybrid drive.

Demise[edit]

In late 2009 it was announced that the Rapta would not enter production, instead an option of Optare chassis will be available on the Optare Olympus.[2][3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ [2] Archived 18 September 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Optare on green bus mission - busandcoach.com :: Bus and Coach Magazine". busandcoach.com. Retrieved 2014-03-07.