Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg SG 220

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MAN SG 220
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Years of manufacture 1978 to 1983
Length 16.5 or 18 metres
Width 2500 millimetres
Power/Fuel Diesel

The Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg SG 220 was an articulated transit bus built from 1978 to 1983. It was available in 16.5 or 18 metre lengths and had a horizontal diesel engine mounted under the floor in the front section.

Use in the United States

A consortium of ten transit agencies in the United States awarded AM General a contract for 234 articulated buses. AM General, the only manufacturer to submit a bid, had partnered with MAN to produce the buses. They were built in West Germany and assembled in the United States from 1978 to 1979.[1]

Model number Length Number of doors
SG-220-16.5-2A 16.5m 2
SG-220-18-2A 18m 2
SG-220-18-3A 18m 3

Operators

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References

  1. "Momentum for new bus fleet speeds up." Transit Times. September 1976: 6-7. Web.