Setra S 417 HDH

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Setra S 417 HDH
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European variant
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North American variant
Years of manufacture 2001 to present (Europe)
2003 to present (N. America)
Length 45 feet
Width 102 inches
Fuel Diesel
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The Setra S 417 HDH is a 14-metre (45-foot) long luxury touring coach from Setra's TopClass 400 line. With 17 rows of seats, it can seat up to 59 passengers. The S 417 HDH was launched in Europe in 2001, but was not available in North America until 2003. It continues to be sold in North America while it has been replaced by the S 517 HDH in Europe.

A distinctive feature of the S 417 HDH and other TopClass 400 coaches is a silver band that acts to bring fresh air into the coach. The TopClass 400 also introduced and option for the TopSky glass roof. This and the rear window option was introduced to North American coaches in 2007. Another feature later adopted on North American coaches was the second door before the rear wheels in 2014. The lavatory has been relocated ahead of this second stairwell. Setra also introduce the "Club Corner" to North America in 2014. Six or eight seats are arranged in a u-shaped configuration, with a center table and galley at the sides in the rear.[1]

In 2008, Setra introduced Front Collision Guard (FCG) on their coaches. FCG incorporates underrun protection, energy absorption, and driver's module that is pushed rearwards in a collision. Setra introduced this feature on North American coaches with their EPA 2010 compliant coach at the 2010 UMA Expo in Las Vegas along with new cornering lights and rain and light sensors.[2]

Specifications

Dimensions

  • Length: 14.050m (Europe) 45' (North America)
  • Width: 2.550m (Europe) 102" (North America)
  • Hieght: 3.860m (Europe) 12' (North America)

Engine

Transmission

HVAC

  • Convector or axial fan heating with Integral Setra TopAir A/C

Suspension

  • Air suspension with 2 air springs at front and tag axle and 4 air springs on driven axle

Axles

  • Front: ZF RL-75/E 16 552 lb.
  • Drive: Mercedes-Benz H06 28 691 lb.
  • Tag: ZF RL-75/A 16 552 lb.

Brakes

  • Pneumatic disc with electronic stability control, anti-lock brakes, acceleration skid control, electronic braking, and brake assist

Steering

  • ZF Servocom

Operators

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Demonstrator/engineering units

Fleet
number
Thumbnail Year VIN Engine Transmission Notes
2003
  • White
2004 WKKA34AD443000133
2006
  • Black
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2007
  • Tan base with "Experience success" decals
2010
  • Dark purple base
  • Displayed at 2010 OTE Expo
2010 Mercedes-Benz OM 471 ZF 12AS2301BO
  • EPA 2010 compliant
  • Light blue with white and re waves
  • Unveiled at 2010 UMA Expo
  • Displayed at OTE 2010
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  • Red with white lettering
2012 Mercedes-Benz OM 471
  • Burnt orange "Motorcoach Perfection"
  • Charcoal and tan interior
  • TopSky roof
2013 Mercedes-Benz OM 471
  • Charcoal
  • Grey interior
  • TopSky roof
2014 Mercedes-Benz OM 471
  • White with grey sweeping graphics
2014 Mercedes-Benz OM 471
  • Black with red graphics
  • Two-door
  • Black and orange interior w/ Club Corner
2015 Mercedes-Benz OM 471
  • Brown with tan graphics
  • Brown and tan interior
  • Displayed at 2015 UMA Expo
2016 Mercedes-Benz OM 471
  • Charcoal with magenta and white graphics
  • Two door
  • Black and terracotta interior w/ Club Corner
  • TopSky roof
  • Displayed at 2016 UMA Expo

References

  1. STAIR QUALITY: Setra models gain second entry, club corner options. FYI from MCI. Motor Coach Industries. January 2014.
  2. (15 december 2009) Daimler's Setra to offer exclusive engine package. Metro Magazine. Retrieved on 17 December 2009
  • Setra S 417 brochures
  • Personal notes & sightings