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Higer on the double for Rice with new Pegasus and Super 9

It was a case of seeing double on the Harris Bus & Coach campus this week as customer Brian Rice of Monaghan-based Rice Coaches took delivery of not one but two splendid new Higer vehicles – the new Higer Pegasus 12m 55+2 seater and their second Higer Super 9 XL 9m midi coach (41 seats).

The latest edition to the Harris Group bus and coach stable, the 12m Higer Pegasus is the big brother to the best-selling Super 9XL midi coach  and is a very well finished coach with a great level of specification as standard:

  • 9L ISL Cummins engine
  • 400BHP
  • 55 Seats + driver + guide
  • Powered lockers
  • ZF Ecolife gearbox
  • 10M of luggage space
  • Wabco brakes
  • Bosch steering
  • LED lights
  • USB charging as standard
  • Lowrider model 3.5m height 
  • Maintenance-free ZF axles 
  • Overhead luggage 
  • 8 camera recording system 
  • 295/80 22.5 Michelin tyres
  • Alloy wheels as standard
  • Wood effect flooring
  • 3-point seatbelts
  • Privacy glass
  • Black gloss roof
  • Predictive Cruise Control
  • Isringhausen 15-way adjustable driver’s seat 
  • Emergency door
  • New modern cabin
  • Spheros air conditioning on roof and floor
  • Aluminium footrests
  • ABS vandal proof seatbacks 
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Electric Blinds

For its part, the Higer Super 9XL is equipped with: 

  • Cummins ISB 6.7 Euro 6 engine
  • 41 seats
  • Beautiful interior 
  • Black gloss roof and the new optional front black trim 
  • ZF Ecolife fully automatic gearbox
  • Michelin 22.5 tyres
  • Road-friendly suspension 
  • Aluminium Doors and wheel arches 
  • Double-glazing
  • Climate control AC system
  • Parallel opening luggage doors
  • 7m of underfloor luggage space
  • Full Engine bay fire suppression system 
  • Programmable ECAS system 
  • ELS (easy loading system for the driver to help load the luggage) 
  • 8 camera recording system 
  • USB charging
  • Slide out operation seats 
  • Full recliners 
  • Removable headrests 
  • Wabco braking system 
  • ZF Steering and shocks 
  • Firestone airbags 
  • Front destination system 
  • And much more, all as standard.

In keeping with the Harris life coach program both Higer coaches are also fitted with a mobile defibrillator as standard.

As with all Harris Group buses and coaches, the Higer Pegasus and Super 9 models are backed by our 2-year, bumper to bumper parts and labour warranty and are fully VAT compliant under VAT 71. Harris Bus & Coach would like to thank Brian for his repeat business and wish him and his customers happy and safe motoring in their new Higers.

For more information on the Higer range or any Harris Bus & Coach models contact Harris Bus & Coach on (01) 419 4500 or call Chris directly on (087) 2620785.