The versatile OF 1730 chassis can be adapted to a wide range of applications. The standard 4x2 commuter bus, equipped with up to 65 seats, is suitable for both rugged and city transport operations. The semi-luxury intercity coach, in a 6x2 combination, offers its 68 passengers a comfortable journey in city, city-to-city and touring transport operations, The raised floor of the semi-luxury intercity coach creates additional room in the luggage compartments. The long version of the OF 1730 chassis can be converted to bus trains that are capable of seating up to 109 people plus driver.
The OM 926 LA turbo charged and intercooled engine with 300 hp meets Euro II specifications. The engine is produced under stringent quality standards to ensure durability, economy and reliability. A longer engine life in conjunction with a robust chassis brings higher profitability to fleet owner.
The bus chassis is equipped with Top Brake, an exclusive engine brake system of Mercedes-Benz, coupled to the conventional engine brake and a Telma Retarder which allows reduced gear shifting and thus a longer life of the brake linings and tyres.