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Buses & Coaches

We can custom build buses, coaches and truck bodies. Have a look at the galleries below to see what work we have undertaken in the past.

Mercedes-Benz OC500RF/3 50 SEATER 5 star COACH

This 3 axle Mercedes-Benz build with all the bells and whistles is the first 5-star coach out of Ashburton in over 20 years. It was a real community effort, using as many locally based suppliers & contractors as possible. The coach even featured in the local Santa Parade!

5 star coach built to high exacting standards for tour operator Mussons Coachlines Christchurch

49 European recliner coach seats with 3 point seat belts

KRS Thermo King air-conditioning unit

LED strip interior mood lighting

Unique European rear tail lights in one-off Kiwi designed and built rear cowling

4 way camera capable for continual interior/exterior monitoring

Fully customised Drivers Seat area

Customised dash with switches locally laser etched

Ample underfloor carpeted lockers 1m high for ease of stand-up roll in luggage

Glow in the dark front and rear Mercedes – Benz emblems

2550 wide body allowing extra aisle width for passenger comfort

SR70 air conditioning unit + 2 Webasto air heaters

Industrial grade material - fabrics & carpets with UV protection

Parcel tray free of cumbersome speaker boxes and support brackets

Drivers additional air condition ducting for cool and warmth

Canadian built electrical blinds designed to withstand extreme temperature fluctuations

Two 20” motorised fold down TV monitors

18ton RUC

State of the art latest edition fully monitored artificial intelligent toilet cubical

Wall mounted interior radiator heaters designed to keep constant temperature overnight without motor running

Central locking on all locker doors

As with all our builds 24 hour nationwide backup support

MAN TGM 4×4 15-290

AJ Hackett Bungy NZ took possession of their brand new truck bus in late June 2017. This bus can seat 44 passengers in recliner 3 point seat belted imported seats.

Open window between body & cab allows for clear lines of communication

Built upon a MAN TGM4x4

Runs on 14ton GVM road user

All labour & parts (excluding seats) NZ sourced and supplied – keeping it kiwi made

Build time 18-19 weeks

Cab tilt for access to engine.

Specially modified pivot door

Custom built centre console for audio, PA, usb ports and coffee holder

SR70 air conditioning unit + 2 Webasto air heaters

OPERATUNITY NZ

Operatunity NZtook possession of their brand new truck bus late September 2019. This highly spec’d custom build can seat 8 passengers in 1stclass,recliner 3 point seat belted,leather seats.

Open window between body & cab allows for clear lines of communication

Built upon a Isuzu NQR 500 CVL AMT 4x2

Build time 15-17 weeks

Rear specially modified to incorporate a Palfinger lift

Mongoose alarm with PIR sensors plus main door and luggage door sensors

Custom fabricated leather recliner seats with 3 point seat belts

Passenger USB and coffee cups holders

Runs on road user, driven with a Class 2

Cab tilt for access to engine.

Custom build luggage/tie down railing area to accommodate heavy expensive musical instruments and costumes

Air conditioning unit for humid Auckland conditions

Entire bus wrapped with state-of-the-art sign writing

All labour & parts (excluding seats) NZ sourced and supplied – keeping it kiwi made

Body design & seat configuration easily adapted to suit any variety of truck chassis

ISUZU 4 STAR 41 SEATER COACH

This Isuzu build with all the bells and whistles took 20 weeks to complete using all kiwi sourced parts keeping it kiwi made.

4star coach recently sold by Blackwells Christchurch to Blenheim

41 recliner coach seats on Isuzu LT434-R Chassis with galvanized steel frame

SR 70 Thermo King air-conditioning unit

12,250kg GVM

European seats

Full LED lights including latest LED headlights from Hella

Electric heated mirrors and Cannon mirror arms

Reversing camera

Air suspended seat belted Drivers Seat

All labour & parts (excluding seats) NZ sourced and supplied – keeping it kiwi made

ISUZU 4×4 23 SEAT SKI BUSSES FOR NZSKI

NZ Ski bus Isuzu NPS 450 4×4 chassis 23 seater

Delivered start of the 2016 ski season

9 week build time

Currently working on the Remarkables Skifeld in Queenstown

ISUZU 4×4 23 SEAT SKI BUSSES FOR NZSKI

MAN 37 SEATER 4.5 STAR COACH

Recliner seats with 3 point seat belts

Fold up 18.5″ TV and DVD

Touch screen Radio/DVD Player with rear version camera built in

Alloy wheels

Built in dash using the MAN instrument panel

Built in webasto air heater for heating coach over night or when engine is off

Lockers 6.85 CU.M – height of 1 meter

Thermo King SR50 unit

Log book holder

Plug encased door

Chain locker built into rear wheel arches

LED lights

Latest MAN head lights

ISUZU FSD 650 SCHOOL BUS FOR CAREW PEEL FOREST SCHOOL

Carew Peel Forest School too possession of their brand new school bus in early April. This school bus has new Stylerider seats with a 3 point seatbelt and is capable of transporting 58 primary school passengers or 42 secondary school or adult passengers.

Windowscreen Stoneguard & Sunvisor

Thermoking SR 50 heat cooled unit

Truck has tilt cab action for ease of access to motor

Front & Rear LED WigWag lights Cab spoiler & flaring fabricated to keep body lines smooth

Fully automated door system which when 5km/hr or higher is reached, automatic close operation and then disengages the open switch. Entrance door has a camera which displays the feed onto a touch stereo located on the dash when door is open.

LED strip lighting running the length of bus above the parcel trays. Double eyeball air vents above each seat. High gloss white finish on ceiling panel.

Access door for ease of checking the engine oil and coolant eliminating need to tilt cab

42 Adult or Secondary school passengers or 58 Primary school passengers

12T GVM

ISUZU FSD 650 SCHOOL BUS FOR WINCHESTER SCHOOL

Winchester School took possession of their brand new school bus in late January 2017. This school bus can seat 45 adults or 65 primary children being bench seats.

Open window between body & cab allows for clear lines of visibility for supervision

Built upon a Isuzu FSD 650 series with an Alison gearbox, running a 6 cylinder, 24valve engine, 240hp

Build time 12-13 weeks

Runs on 12ton GVM road user

Easy access to check oil & water refill container via a custom designed door panel means no heavy truck cab lift required.

Integrated wigwag lights to school bus signs

All parts & labour locally sourced and supplied – keeping it kiwi made.

ISUZU FSD 650 SCHOOL BUS FOR MT SOMERS SPRINGBURN SCHOOL

Mt Somers Springburn School took possession of their brand new school bus in late January 2019. This school bus has new Stylerider seats with a 3 point seatbelts and is capable of transporting 36 intermediate, secondary school or adult passengers or 51 primary school passengers.

Window Screen Stone Guard

Thermoking SR 50 heat & cooler unit

Truck has full open cap for ease and comfort of communicating with passengers

Front & Rear LED WigWag lights

Cab spoiler & flaring fabricated to keep body lines smooth

Fully automated door system which when 5km/hr or higher is reached, automatically closes operation and then disengages the open switch.

LED strip-lighting running the length of bus above the parcel trays. Double eyeball air vents above each seat. High gloss white finish on ceiling panel.

Access door for ease of checking the engine oil and coolant

More Services

Check out some of our other services…

Truck Bodies

We can create a custom solution for your truck body requirements.

Refurbishment

Time for a spruce up? We can refurbish your bus, coach or truck to look like new.

Repairs

If you need repairs on your truck or trailer bring it in for the team to fix up.

Parts

Need parts for your truck or trailer? We can supply and fit anything you may need.

Another Happy Customer…

“It’s not just Brendon’ s strong work ethic and superior attention to detail that has led to his outstanding reputation within the industry. Brendon is known within the coach building community as an honest, reliable, hardworking, meticulous and thorough tradesman. His “can do” attitude and ability to “get the job done” will give any customer confidence in their decision to contract BT Coachbuilders and his highly experienced team to build their next project”

Max Cawte

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