Torsus Praetorian - Heavy Duty People Mover

Torsus Praetorian - Heavy Duty People Mover

The Torsus® Praetorian is the world's first heavy-duty, off-road capable bus that's ready to transport both personnel and equipment through all sorts of terrain.

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The Praetorian is powered by a 6.9 liter, 6 cylinder in-row diesel mated to a MAN Tip-Matic semi-automatic gear box. The 240 hp and 925 Nm are delivered via a 4x4 drive system that is electronically limited to 117 km/h. Thanks to its high-capacity 100 liter tank, it is capable of covering long distances atop its Michelin XZL TL tires. Braking is handled by a MAN Brake Matic ABS system with drum brakes that grips the behemoth to the ground.

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But the Praetorian is not impressive only on the outside, it is impressive on the inside as well. There is a maximum of 35 seats on the inside which can host a large number of personnel. A central heating and air-conditioning system take care of the atmosphere on the bus' interior. For long trips, a DVD system with a central front display is installed along with speakers mounted into the luggage racks. 

While the bus is built with personnel and equipment transport in mind; we can't help but think of transforming it into a luxurious mobile home. Its monstrous power and large interior space can be put to good use with some interior conversion.