Turtle Top VanTerra

Model Overview

The Turtle Top VanTerra is constructed on the Ford E-350 cutaway power train with either single or dual rear wheels. Multiple floor lengths give flexibility for a variety of paratransit and luxury options.

This model includes a true five-sided structure that sets the standard in industry safety. The aerodynamic exterior and comfortable interior feature an enormous passenger view window and sophisticated lighting packages. Occupant counts from 1 to 18 are welcome with ample seating making the VanTerra truly the head of its class.

Model Specifications

VanTerra
Passanger Capacity (Including Driver)*
15
Co-Pilot
Yes
Interior Height
75"
Exterior Height (Not Including Rooftop Options)
109"
Interior Width
80"
Exterior Width (Not Including Mirrors)
82"
Overall Length
21'3"
Chassis
Ford E350 SRW
Engine
7.3L Gas
Wheelbase
138"
GVWR
10,050 #
Ground to 1st Step
10.5"
VanTerraXL
Passanger Capacity (Including Driver)*
15
Co-Pilot
Yes
Interior Height
75"
Exterior Height (Not Including Rooftop Options)
109"
Interior Width
80"
Exterior Width (Not Including Mirrors)
96"
Overall Length
21'3"
Chassis
Ford E350 DRW
Engine
7.3L Gas
Wheelbase
138"
GVWR
11,500 #
Ground to 1st Step
10.5"
VanTerraXLT
Passanger Capacity (Including Driver)*
15
Co-Pilot
Yes
Interior Height
75"
Exterior Height (Not Including Rooftop Options)
109"
Interior Width
80"
Exterior Width (Not Including Mirrors)
96"
Overall Length
22'10"
Chassis
Ford E350 DRW
Engine
Wheelbase
156"
GVWR
12,500 #
Ground to 1st Step
10.5"

*All passenger capacities are references and subject to final weight anaylsis

VanTerra, XL, & XLT Standard Equipment Specifications

Welded tubular steel cage w/ seat track mounted in floor & sidewalls

Welded perimeter steel floor frame supported by reinforced box style crossmembers

Re-route exhaust to driver’s side

Steel wheel well pans

Drive shaft guard

Rear mud flaps

Steel cage primed with rust inhibitor

Underbody foam sealed and undercoated

3/4″ Coosa Composite subfloor

One piece fiberglass roof

Fiberglass rear cowl & Fiberglass composite exterior sidewalls

Contoured fiberglass lower body skirts and running boards

Steel reinforced fiberglass rear bumper

1″ polystyrene foam board insulation

Electric Water Shut-off Valve, on the return line

(5) Tinted solid windows (28.5″w x 34.5″h)

(2) Tinted solid side egress windows to meet FMVSS 217 (28.5″w x 34.5″h)

Tinted solid rear egress window (54″w x 26″h)

LED running and clearance lights per FMVSS 108 (9 red & 7 amber)

Durable bright white reinforced fiberglass ceiling and sidewalls

LED stop/tail/turn lights1

Red reflectors (2 side, 2 rear)

LED backup lights & LED license plate lights

Velvac manual exterior mirrors (L & R)

Overall white paint

Nitrogen tire inflation

Smooth black Altro floor and stepwell

ABS wheel well covers

Modesty Panel & angled hand rail at left of entrance door, grab bar (36″) at right of entrance door

Color-coded high temp GXL wiring harness with positive-lock, weatherproof connectors

Operator-friendly lighted switch panel

State of the art electrical panel with printed circuitry

3″ Round LED Convenience lighting in cab and stepwell

3″ Round LED dome lights

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NOTE – Some Optional equipment will negate the use of standard equipment listed above

Floor Plans

VanTerra XL

9 + 2 Pass

VanTerra XL

14 Pass + Dr. & Co-Pilot

VanTerra XLT

14 Pass + Dr. & Co-Pilot

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Warranty

All of Nations Bus Sale’s new buses come with a full warranty, so you don’t have to worry about unexpected costs. Some of our used vehicles also come with a warranty, and an extended warranty is available on most vehicles. If you ever need any warranty work completed, be sure to contact Nations Bus Sales first to guarantee you are working with an authorized service center and to pre-approve repairs.

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The warranty period with respect to the bus body components of your Turtle Top Vanterra, VT3, Odyssey, Odyssey XL and Terra Transit unit extends FIVE (5) years from the date when the unit is delivered to you or until the unit has been driven 100,000 miles, if sooner. If vehicle is purchased based on a DOT specification requiring custom warranty, that warranty declaration issued with the BID prevails.

Component Description
Main Bus Body Structural Components and Bus Body Conversion and Interior Components
Paint
REI Electrical Components
Wheelchair Lift
A/C System
Coverage*
5 YR/100k Miles (Whichever comes first)

Ford E350
Warranty Guide

VanTerra
Warranty Guide

A/C Warranty
Guide

Wheelchair Lift
Warranty Guide

Factory Brochures

Turtle Top VanTerra

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