General Motors P8M-4905A

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General Motors P8M-4905A
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Years of manufacture 1972 to 1978
Length 40 feet
Width 96 inches
Power/Fuel Diesel

The General Motors P8M-4905A was a 53 passenger Parlor series coach built from 1972 to 1978 in the United States. It featured Air-Conditioning and an optional fully-retractable third axle.

2027 units were built.

Specifications

Engine:

Height:

  • 132"

Transmission:

  • Manual 4-speed

Turning Radius:

  • 49'

Wheelbase:

  • 319"

Operators

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Preserved Coaches

Year Thumbnail Serial Original Owner Fleet Number Current Owner
1976 1476 Peerless Stages 307 Loren Joplin/Dreamliner Bus Leasing and Service

Demonstrator Units

Fleet Number Thumbnail Year Serial Engine Transmission Notes
? 1972-73 253 ? ? Sold to Campus Coach Lines 185.
? 1973 465 ? ? Sold to Blue Line Sightseeing 18.
? 1975 1155 ? ? Sold to Airport Service 1442.
? 1976 1534 ? ? Sold to Chatham Coach Lines 363.
? 1976 1536 ? ? Sold to Conover Brothers Bus Service 766.
? 1977 1660 ? ?
? 1977 1677 ? ? Sold to Eastshore Lines 338.
? 1977 1680 ? ? Sold to Academy Bus Lines 63.
? 1977 1751 ? ?
EXP 1977-78 1824 ? ?
? 1978 1907 ? ?

References