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The Mercedes-Benz O303 was an integral coach manufactured by Mercedes-Benz between 1974 and 1992. It was also available as a chassis, where the customer could choose to get the lower part of the front or even the entire front including the windscreen from the integral model shipped with the chassis.

Mercedes-Benz O303
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Mercedes-Benz O303-13 RHS
in Mannheim in August 2006
Overview
ManufacturerMercedes-Benz
Production1974-92
1976-78 (Hyundai, South Korea) 1977-88 (Tvornica Autobusa Zagreb and 11. oktomvri Skopje, Yugoslavia)
Body and chassis
Doors1
Floor typeStep entrance
RelatedFAP Sanos 315
Powertrain
EngineMercedes-Benz OM 401
Mercedes-Benz OM 402
Mercedes-Benz OM 403
Mercedes-Benz OM 422
Dimensions
Length8.7–12.0 metres (28 ft 6 12 in–39 ft 4 12 in)
Chronology
PredecessorMercedes-Benz O302
SuccessorMercedes-Benz O404

HistoryEdit

The Mercedes-Benz O303 was launched in 1974 at the Paris Motor Show as a replacement for the O302.[1] In 1985, the O303 was the first bus to offer anti-lock braking.[2]

Over 33,000 O303s were built over an eighteen-year period. It was superseded by the O404.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Mercedes-Benz O 303 at Wikimedia Commons