Crocodile (Bus)

Crocodile . This was the first prototype of a bus manufactured in our country after the triumph of the Cuban revolution , from this bus the famous girones buses with the Girón I arose , being a list of several buses manufactured in our country.

Summary

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  • 1 History
  • 2 Features
  • 3 See Also
  • 4 Sources

History

At the end of the 60s, with the aim of improving the transport situation at that time and the idea of ​​building the first buses in our country.

These buses are part of the bus park used in Cuba , called Cocodrilo , model “I” manufactured at the ” Evelio Prieto ” plant in Guanajay , in the old province of Havana , now Artemisa , their idea arises from the chassis and engine of the Soviet truck ” GAZ-51 ” and Cuban bodywork.

features

  • Chassis and engine of the Soviet truck “GAZ-51”
  • Power 185 hp at 2000 rpm
  • Cargo capacity (26 + 1 seated passengers)
  • Length 7 640 mm
  • Width 2 340 mm
  • Height 3 020 mm
  • 8-cylinder V- shaped vertical front-end gasoline engine
  • Type of service: schoolchildren, companies and others
  • They came into operation from 1970
  • Number of copies

 

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