Optare StarRider

motor vehicle

The Optare StarRider was a step-entrance midibus and minicoach made by Optare from 1987[1] to 1994.

Optare StarRider
Central Travel StarRider in 2008
Production1987 - 1994
AssemblyCross Gates
Body and chassis
Floor typeStep entrance
ChassisMercedes-Benz 811D
Length7.0–8.0 metres
Width2.35 metres
Height2.9 metres
SuccessorOptare MetroRider

It was built on the Mercedes-Benz 811D chassis.

In 1995, it was replaced by the Optare MetroRider[2]

References change

  1. StarRider's touchdown Commercial Motor 6 August 1987
  2. Jenkison, Keith (2020). The History of Optare. Stroud: Amberley Publishing. ISBN 978-1445696942.

Other websites change

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