Gillig Spirit

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Gillig Spirit
Gillig Spirit
Spirit Front View
Years of manufacture 1989 to 1991
Length 28 feet
Width 96 inches
Power/Fuel Diesel
Torrance Transit Gillig Spirit Unknown Fleet No.-b.jpg
Spirit Rear View

The Gillig Spirit was a transit bus available in the United States and built in Hillsboro, Texas. It was offered as a low-cost alternative to the Gillig Phantom, however it was not very successful. It was introduced in 1989 and was discontinued in 1991. Approximately 218 units were built for about 32 agencies.

Specifications

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Photo Gallery

Operators

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Original Operators

Second-Hand Operators

Demonstrator/Engineering Units

Fleet
Number
Thumbnail Build
Date
VIN Engine Transmission Notes
1989 15G_E041_K2090001 Caterpillar 3208T Allison MTB-643
  • Engineering & Test Bus
  • Sold to Transportation & Research Center (Columbus, OH) and became #?
1989 15G_E041_K2090002 Caterpillar 3208T Allison MTB-643 Crash Test & Durability vehicle
1989 15G_E041_K2090007 Caterpillar 3208T Allison MTB-643
  • Demonstrator
  • Sold to Unitrans became #?.
1990 15GCE0418L2090050 Caterpillar 3208T Allison MTB-643
1990 15GCE0415L2090085 Caterpillar 3208T Allison MTB-643
  • Demonstrator
  • Sold to Unitrans became #?.

Preserved Coaches

Thumbnail Build
Date
VIN Engine Transmission Previous Owner(s) Fleet
Number
Current Owner Model Notes

References

1. Andrew Novak - Rapid Transit Press

2. Craig Barnes' Gillig-Spirit Production List