Neoplan USA AN122/3 Skyliner

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Neoplan USA AN122/3
Neoplan USA AN122/3
Years of manufacture 1989 to 2002
Length 40 feet
Width 102 inches
Power/Fuel Diesel

The Neoplan USA AN122/3 Skyliner was a 40-foot double-deck highway coach. It was a fully American-built adaptation of the German-built Neoplan N122/3 Skyliner. It was introduced in 1989.[1]

Specifications

Engine

Transmission

Body

  • Electrically welded, integral construction of stainless and mild steel
  • Double sided, galvanized steel roof and sidewall panels attached to frame with spot welds or glue
  • Front and rear caps are fiberglass
  • Stainless steel wheel housings, stepwells, and engine area.

Capacity

  • up to 85 passengers

Axles

  • Front: Neoplan Independent Front Suspension with Meritor axle hubs.
  • Drive: ZF 130
  • Trailing: Neoplan Independent Front Suspension with Meritor axle hubs.

Brakes

  • ZF disc brake with automatic slack adjusters
  • Meritor Wabaco ABS system standard.
  • Automatic Traction Control (ATC) optional.

Fuel Tank

  • Three 160-gallon capacity behind front axle

Electrical

  • 12/24 volt system with two 8D or 4 group 31 batteries.
  • 12 volt dual rectangular (sealed beam) headlights and marker lamps

Climate Control

  • Rear HVAC unit and basebaord heaters
  • Thermo-King driver's HVAC unit includes front windshield defroster.

Luggage Compartments

  • Accessible through a full size door as well as one right side and one left side luggage door
  • Capacity of up to 120 cubic feet

Operators

United States

Demonstrator & Engineering Units

Fleet
Number
Thumbnail Build
Date
VIN Engine Transmission Notes
1189 1989 1N9HK23A9KL013117 Detroit Diesel 8V92TA Allison HT-741
  • Prototype/Demonstrator
  • Sold Sunrise Plaza, Inc. as 64 in 1990.[2]
    • Later sold to Chicago Double Decker Co. as a tour bus (IL Lic. Plate: 8760PT). Its title was corrected on 2/2/2007.[3] It was spotted running in July 2007.[4]
8/1990 1N9HK23A_LL013085 Detroit Diesel 8V92TA Allison HT-741
  • Demonstrator[5]
  • It was displayed at the 1990 APTA Expo in Houston, TX.[2]

References

neoplanusa.com (archive.org)