Eagle’s new i6 is flying!

Eagle’s new i6 is flying!

Family-run Eagle Coaches of Bristol were so impressed by what they heard about the i6 Integral from fellow operators and the trade press, they plumped for one.Eagle-Handover-Shot

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The new 57-seat, 12.9-metre coach has now been running a full month without even minor niggles, said Director James Ball, shown accepting the keys from Irizar UK’s Business Development Manager Julie Hartley: “We’d read really good reports and spoken to owners about the i6, particularly on fuel economy.

“We also thought it was great value for money, so bought one. It’s been out every day since we’ve had it and our driver, who has 20 years’ experience, says it’s the best coach he’s ever driven. More importantly, the passenger feedback is excellent.”

The coach has DAF’s proven Euro 5 PR265 engine and ZF’s acclaimed AS-Tronic gearbox, and has a two-screen DVD system,drinks machine and reversing camera.

It joins a fleet of 22 vehicles, around half of which are touring coaches. Eagle Coaches was started by James’ great grandmother, Alice, almost 85 years ago. Currently, James and father Adrian are at the helm of the business, based in the east of Bristol.