Spirit of Freedom

Spirit of Freedom

The ARBOC Spirit of Freedom is an affordable low-floor bus for fleet and private operators, built on a conventional GM G4500 cutaway. All the passengers enter through the same 41” wide door opening. The vehicle rides on OEM spring suspension and features fully-integrated body on chassis construction with full E-Coat protection and a bolt-n-bonded structure.

The ARBOC Spirit of Freedom has a single angled and accessible entranceway that provides equal access to passengers of all abilities, including wheelchair riders and users of power scooters. No need to contend with steps any longer.

When equipped with the optional 34” x 62” ramp, the Spirit of Freedom fully complies with ADA criteria with a 1:5 ramp slope. If speed of operation, ride quality, passenger dignity and safety are important, then the Spirit of Freedom is the bus for you.

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  • GM4500 with GVWR 14,200
  • GVWR Front Axle: 4,600 (14,200)
  • GVWR Rear Axle: 9,600 (14,200)
  • Engine: Vortec 6.0L Gas (Optional Duramax 6.6L Diesel)
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic (MYD)
  • Brakes: Heavy Duty Disc Brakes with four-wheel ABS
  • Park Brake: Internal Rear Disc
  • Alternator: 160 Amp Gas; 145 Amp Diesel
  • Battery: Dual Batteries Standard, 770 CCA 1440 Total CCA
  • Tires: LT225/75RX16D/E on White Steel Rims
  • Fuel Tank: 57 Gallons
  • 50 State Emissions
  • Shuttle Bus Package (Includes): Chrome Appearance Package (Chrome grille with dual composite halogen headlamp), Tilt/Cruise
  • Doors: Driver Side Door Only
  • Air Bag: Driver Side Only
  • Visor: Driver Side Only
  • Mirror: Inside Rearview Day/Night
  • Horn: Dual Note Tone
  • Radio: Radio Provisions Only
  • Power Ports: (2) 12-Volt Outlets
  • Low Oil Pressure Light
  • Power Steering
  • Driver Dome Light
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Factory Dash A/C, Defroster, and Heat
  • Driver Information Centre
  • Seat: Driver Seat Only (Cloth, High Back, Adjustable Fore and Aft, Arm Rest, and Three-Point Seat Belt)
  • (1) 110-Volt Outlet in Drivers Cab(1) 110-Volt Outlet in Drivers Cab
  • USB Port
  • Rear Mud Flaps
  • Steel Rear Bumper Painted Black
  • 14 Gauge Mounting Plate Prep for Optional Fare Box
  • Exhaust Streetside Rear

Base Models

  • SOM 24 165″ WB/24′-1″ Overall Length Gas/Diesel
  • SOM 27 183″ WB/26′-3″ Overall Length Diesel
  • SOM 27 191″ WB/26′-3″ Overall Length Gas
  • SOM 29 210″ WB/27′-10″ Overall Length Gas


  • All Tubular Steel Cage Construction w/E-Coat for Corrosion
  • Bolt & Bonded Construction
  • Full Laminated Body
  • Body Width: 96” (does not include mirrors)
  • Body Height: 110” (does not include roof hatch or AC)
  • Seating Capacity: Theatre Seating up to 23 Passengers, Gas
  • Seating Capacity: Theatre Seating up to 21 Passengers, Diesel
  • Wheelchair Capacity: Up to 8
  • Floor and Wheel Wells completely encapsulated w/ Polyurea Coating
  • 5/8″ Engineered Wood Floor (laminated/edge sealed prior to installation)
  • Altoona Tested- 7 Years/200,000 Miles
  • Meets all applicable FMVSS Regulations, including FMVSS 214 – Side Impact Protection and FMVSS 301 – Fuel System Integrity


  • LED Interior/Exterior Lights (Except GM)
  • Interior Passenger Lights “ON” with door
  • Auxiliary Battery Compartment w/Tray and Door
  • Switches Mounted on OEM Dash
  • Master Battery Disconnect Switch

Exterior Body/Lights

  • Rear Centre Mounted Brake Light -LED
  • Exterior Light at Entry Door – LED
  • Black Rubber Rear Wheel Well Flares
  • One Piece Exterior FRP Wall/Skirt
  • Upper Corner Rear ICC Lights – LED


  • OEM Drivers Console w/ 3 Cup Holders
  • Left Hand Stanchion – Stainless Steel
  • Grey Pumice Vinyl Board Interior Walls & Ceiling
  • Door Header Access Panel


  • Velvac Manual Exterior Mirrors – Door Mounted 2020XG
  • White Standee Line w/ Sign


  • Solid Framed Windows
  • Extra Egress Window Front Driver Side (183″, 191″, 210″ WB)
  • Large Curb View Window
  • Electric Outward Opening Entrance Door w/ 39″ Clear Opening (35” w/ handles)
  • Rear Egress Window (24 x 60)