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Karosa ŠD 11

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Manufacturer  Karosa
Floor type  High-floor
Doors  2, air-operated
Engine  Škoda ML634
Karosa ŠD 11
Chassis  semi-self-supporting with frame
Power output  154,4 kW (Škoda ML 634)

Karosa ŠD 11 is a long-distance coach produced by bus manufacturer Karosa from the Czech Republic, in the years of 1963 to 1981. It was succeeded by Karosa LC 735 in 1983.

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Construction features

Karosa ŠD 11 is completely different from its predecessor, Škoda 706 RTO-LUX, which had engine in front and two doors. ŠM 11 is model of Karosa Š series. It is derived from Karosa ŠM 11 city bus, and also unified with intercity bus Karosa ŠL 11. Body is semi-self-supporting with frame and engine with manual gearbox in the middle, between the wheels. Only rear axle is propulsed. Front axle is independent, rear axle is solid. All axles are mounted on air suspension. On the right side is one door. Inside are used high padded seats. Drivers cab is not separated from the rest of the vehicle.

Production and operation

In 1974 started serial production, which continued until 1981.

ŠD 11 aren't operated in public transport anymore, but many of them are operated as historical vehicles.

Historical vehicles

  • Cvejn bus vehicles (1 bus)
  • Bus Jihotrans ("Evropabus' and Rotel Karosa LP 30)
  • Kukabus (1 bus)
  • Private collections:

  • Civic association for saving historic buses and trolleybuses Jihlava (2 buses)
  • Private collector (1 bus, license plate KE-459IA)
  • ŠKODA – BUS club Plzeň (1 bus, year 1977)
  • KHA Bratislava (1 bus, version Evropabus)
  • Private collector (1 bus, version Evropabus)
  • Private collector (1 bus, license plate 6A2 2870)
  • Private collector (1 bus, license plate 5U3 1895)
  • Private collector (1 bus, license plate BNA 27–70)
  • Private collector (1 bus, license plate DO 56-49)
  • Private collector (1 bus, license plate 3E2 5756, year 1976)
  • Private collector (1 bus, license plate KM 78-48)
  • Private collector (1 bus, license plate 8A9 2750)
  • Private collector (1 bus, license plate 2J9 7234)
  • Private collector (1 bus, license plate 1AU 1032)
  • Private collector (1 bus, SPZ ME 47–57)
  • Private collector (1 bus, license plate PT 23-06, year 1979)
  • Private collector (1 bus, license plate 1S6 6563)
  • Private collector (1 bus)
  • Private collector (1 bus, license plate 1H9 6668)
  • Private collector (1 bus, license plate KE-870DS)
  • References

    Karosa ŠD 11 Wikipedia


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