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Glaval Apollo — Seating for up to 45 Passengers


When universities, municipalities, airports, shuttle and transit operators are looking for high quality, durability and superior handling, the front engine transit style Apollo is the obvious choice. Built on the MB65 Freightliner chassis, it has a Cummins 6.7L ISB diesel engine and Allison Transmission. Drivers will appreciate the improved accessibility from the passenger area to the driver's seat.

The Apollo can seat up to 45 passengers including the driver and co-pilot. Optional ADA compliant equipment makes it perfect for specialized transit routes. The Apollo delivers value added transportation at a great price!

Chassis Specifications

Chassis: Freightliner MB-65

Engine: Cummins 6.7L Diesel

Engine Rating: 240 hp / 560 ft.-lbs. torque

G.V.W.R.: 26,000 lbs.

Alternator: 270-amp Leece Neville

Fuel Tank: 80-Gal Behind axle/Between frame

DEF Tank: 10-Gallon

Alternate Fuel: B-20 Bio-Diesel Capable

Transmission: Allison 2200 pts automatic

Parking Brake: Air-operated w/push and pull knob on dash

Battery: Dual 12-Volt 1300CCa Combined

Cruise Control: Standard electronic

Fast Idle: Standard

Steering: TRW thp-60 power with tilt/telescoping

Wheel Cut: 55 Degree

Wheels: Dual Rear Wheels 22.5" x 8.25" steel, (6) 10-hole disc painted white

Tires: Goodyear G169 RSA 255/70R22.5, 16-ply

Stereo: Not included. Optional

Speakers: Total of 8 speakers included in conversion (includes 2 in the drivers area)

Tow Hooks: Front frame Mounted

Driver's Seat: Not included. Must choose seat option

Rear Axle Ratio: 4:10

Rear Suspension: 18,000 lb. air-Ride by airliner

Rear Axle: Single 17,500 lb.

Front Suspension: 10,000 lb. softek taperleaf

Front Axle: 10,000 lb. steertek

Air System: Cummins 18.7 CfM air Compressor

Brakes: Bosch hydraulic

Auxillary Power: 12-Volt in-Dash

Front Bumper: Black powder Coated steel

Block Heater: 750 Watt / 115 Volt

Model Specifications

  • Wheelbase: 178", 208", 236" and 276"
  • Overall Length: 28', 30' 32', 34' and 37' (bumper to bumper)
  • Overall Width: 96" (102" wide option available)
  • Overall Height: approximately 128" (102" wide option approx. 132" H)
  • Front Overhang: 50"
  • Interior Height: 78-1/2"
  • Interior Width: 92" (98" wide option available)
  • Interior Floor Height From Ground: 43-1/2"
  • Aisle Width: 18"
  • Clear Door Opening: 30" x 87"
  • Ground to First Step: 15" max
  • Step Riser: 7-5⁄16"
  • Step Tread: 9"
  • Step Width: 34"

Standard Conversion Features

  • "Steel-Safe" Constructed Floor, Roof and Sidewalls
  • Galvanized Steel Floor Frame
  • Galvanized Steel Stepwell
  • Galvanized, All Structure
  • 5/8" Treated Marine Grade Plywood Flooring
  • Gray Koroseal Commercial Flooring w/Ribbed Aisle Cove Molding
  • Vacuum Laminated Construction, Side and Rear
  • Fiberglass Front Cap & 5-Piece ABS Rear Cap
  • Fiberglass Composite Roof
  • Frameless Bonded Windows Includes Full Blackout Paint
  • Electric Panel w/Diagnostic Fuses
  • Exterior Heated Remote Mirrors
  • Flat Floor
  • LED Stepwell Lights
  • Vinyl Clad Lauan Ceiling & Interior Sidewalls
  • Track Seating
  • Curb side Entrance Modesty Panel & Stanchion
  • All Exterior LED Lighting
  • Rear Center Brake Light (LED)
  • Rear Mud Shield
  • Steel Rear Bumper (Powder Coated)
  • Window Drip Rails
  • Exterior Rub Rails
  • White Exterior
  • Foamed In-Place Roof Insulation
  • Front End Alignment (toe-in, toe-out)
  • Under-Coating with Warranty

Paratransit Options

  • ADA Lighting (Lift and Door)
  • ADA Signs
  • Double Doors (Lift)
  • Belt Storage Box
  • Interlock System
  • Padding Kit
  • Surelok/Qstraint Tiedowns
  • Lift Package, Braun
  • Lift Package, Maxon
  • Lift Package, Ricon

Lift Package Includes: Single Door; Lift; Park Interlock; ADA Signs; Door Activated Lift and Entrance Lighting, Rear Exhaust (Rear or Roadside Exhaust Required on Rear Lift Models.)

Apollo Floor Plans


5 year/100,000 mile limited conversion warranty. Specifications and options are subject to change without notice.


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