All aboard the bus Marcopolo Paradiso 1200 B11R 4x2 G8!

SMT Cameroon launched the new bus Marcopolo Paradiso 1200 B11R 4x2 G8 on the 21st of February 2023. A first on the African market.

Launch of the new bus Marcopolo Paradiso 1200 B11R 4x2 G8

On 21 February 2023, the main urban and intercity passenger transport companies in Cameroon had the pleasure to discover the new bus Marcopolo Paradiso 1200 B11R 4×2 G8. The Brazilian company has developed, from a Volvo Bus chassis, a real luxury bus with unparalleled comfort ideal for the long distances of interurban African routes. The model shown will be used for the line linking Yaoundé, the Cameroonian capital, to Douala, the second largest city in the country, a journey of nearly 250km.

At the end of the morning, the guests, arriving from all over Cameroon, were welcomed by Iouri de Bildering, BU People Transport Director of SMT Africa, et Jérôme François, Director of SMT Cameroon, at the base of SMT Cameroon in Yaoundé.

After a short presentation of the bus Marcopolo Paradiso 1200 B11R 4×2 G8, they had the opportunity to test the bus and its capacity of 48 passengers, try the comfort of its seats, examine its 370-horsepower six-cylinder Volvo engine and admire its finishes, its features and it’s technical specifications.

Indeed the bus Marcopolo Paradiso 1200 B11R 4×2 G8 is designed to bring the very best in modern comfort to its passengers and drivers: five screens, USB chargers, refrigerator and coffee machine, air suspension, roof air conditioning, rear-view camera and Volvo I-shift automatic transmission.

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«We want to revolutionise the standard of long-distance public transport in West Africa» aims Iouri de Bildering, Director of the Transport Department of SMT Africa.

SMT Africa, distributor of the bus Marcopolo Paradiso 1200 B11R 4×2 G8 in Africa, will also ensure, through SMT Cameroun, the maintenance of the bus to its customers through its extensive after-sales network and its massive stock of bus spare parts, as well as the training of their drivers. «We are very excited to work with you on this new model» assures Jérôme Francois, Director of SMT Cameroon, to the guests present.

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