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  • Classification:
    Heavy-duty class 8, Type-D
  • GVWR:
    42,990 lbs.
  • Payload Capacity:
    13,790 lbs.
  • Front Axle Rated Loading:
    14,330 lbs.
  • Rear Axle Rated Loading:
    24,250 lbs.
  • Length:
    40 ft
  • Width:
    102 inches, widest in the industry
  • Height:
    138.5 inches
  • Charging:
    Dual (AC/DC)
    Level-2, J1772, 19 kW, 220 V, 10.5 hrs
    DCFC, CCS-1, 61 kW, 3.25 hrs
    Wireless DC* (option), 60 kW, 3.50 hrs
  • Battery Size:
    194 kWh, 6 total packs
  • Seating Configurations:
    Front-facing bench seating, 15 rows, 2 benches per row, 3 seats per bench
  • Max Seating Capacity:
    91 (with driver)
  • Range:
    140 miles
  • Fuel Economy:
    23 mpge, 1.5 kWh/mi, 0.67 mi/kWh
  • Top Speed:
    68 mph
  • Motor Power:
    350 kW max
  • Transmission:
    Direct Drive, No Transmission
  • Battery Chemistry:
    LiFePO
  • Brake System:
    Disk
  • HVAC:
    75,000 BTU/h, front, rear, electric
  • Passenger Door:
    Electric, 36 wide, 34-inch opening
  • Electric Door:
    Yes
  • ADA Lift:
    Yes
The BEAST school bus

ABOUT THE BEAST

The BEAST stands for battery electric automotive school transportation. It is an all-electric, zero-noise pollution school bus. It features a Monocoque chassis and has been designed from the ground up to be battery electric. The BEAST’s standardized features include air-ride suspension, ABS disk brakes, and pass through storage. It has a seating capacity of up to 90 passengers.