This Is How You High-Speed Test A Bus

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How do you test a new bus at high speed? Crank it around a banked oval.

This is Daimler’s new SETRA 511 HD tourist bus running their famous test banking at Stuttgart-Untertürkheim. Daimler claims the 34-foot bus managed to top 60 miles an hour and could get up to 90 degrees on the 60-meter-radius banking.


Get a couple more of these things, run them together, and presto! Bus NASCAR. You’d make millions.


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