Higer’s new coach

Higer to unveil new luxury coach with some very modern features at 2015 BusVic Show

Higer’s new coach
Higer's new two-for-three seating design will be unveiled at the 2015 BusVic Show

Bus operators get their first look at Higer’s brand new coach at the 2015 BusVic Show this week.

The company will unveil its Higer H8200 Platinum luxury coach at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre on July 8.

The coach features 22 luxury reclining seats, two LCD screens, in-seat USB chargers for passengers, satellite navigation and a refrigerator.

It has more room than the Higer H7170, allows for larger seats and boasts larger under-floor luggage bins.

Higer bus importer White Motor Corporation’s chief executive Neil Bamford says that there is still heavy interest in its predecessor – the Higer H7170 Platinum – unveiled at last year’s show on the Gold Coast.

"The Higer H7170 Platinum is a fantastic luxury mini-coach, which has raised the profile of the Higer brand in Australia," he says.

"The new H8200 Platinum now takes that concept to the next level."

Operators can also check out Higer’s new two-for-three seating design at the BusVic Show.

Higer’s national sales and marketing manager Francis Burdock says release is well-timed to meet the new regulations in NSW and are useful to operators other states.

Two-for-three seating allows for two adults or three children under the age of 12 to use the seat.

As a result, the Higer H7170 can carry 28 adult passengers, or up to 35 children with two-for-three seats installed.

Meanwhile, the Higer H7170 Munro, developed specifically for the mining industry in collaboration with Murrays Coaches, has covered more than 100,000 km each in their first 18 months of service without issue.

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