Glaval Entourage

Glaval Entourage

The Glaval Entourage is the premier shuttle bus built on the Ford F-550 chassis. With a maximum capacity of up to 33 passengers including the driver, the Glaval Entourage can handle much larger groups than a standard 15 passenger bus or 15 passenger vans. Another popular configuration with the Entourage is what is known as the 33/29RS.

With two rear fold up seats in the back of the bus, this configuration can carry 33 passengers or 29 passengers with rear storage when the two rear fold up seats are folded up. This particular version of the Entourage is our most the most popular 33 passenger sold at Carpenter Bus due to its versatility. The Entourage is very popular with tour and charter companies as well as university athletic teams and churches. This bus can be configured with ADA compliant wheelchair stations to accommodate those who have difficulty traveling due to being wheelchair bound.

The front design of the bus is one of the most aerodynamic of all larger, full-size buses. The full view curb side window offers improved visibility and safety. Glaval used their famous “Steel-Safe” framing system which features 1-1/2″ square galvanized steel tubing for the structure of the Entourage.

Another unique feature of this bus is the in-house undercoating that is done at the factory where units are sealed with expanding spray foam which reduces road noise. In addition to the sidewalls, the roof also receives spray foam insulation to additionally decrease the road noise which makes for a much more enjoyable riding experience for your passengers.

Glaval Entourage Standard Conversion Features

  • “Steel-Safe” Constructed Floor, Roof and Sidewalls
  • Galvanized Steel Floor Frame
  • Galvanized Steel Stepwell
  • Galvanized, All Structure
  • 5/8″ Treated Marine Grade Plywood Flooring
  • Gray Koroseal Commercial Flooring w/Ribbed Aisle
  • Cove Molding
  • Vacuum Laminated Construction, Side and Rear
  • Fiberglass Front Cap
  • Fiberglass Composite Roof
  • T-Slide Windows
  • Full View Curb Window
  • Electric Panel w/Diagnostic Fuses
  • LED Stepwell Lights
  • Vinyl Clad Lauan Ceiling & Interior Sidewalls
  • Track Seating
  • Flat Floor
  • Curbside Entrance Modesty Panel & Stanchion
  • Rear Center Brake Light (LED)
  • Rear Mud Shield
  • Steel Rear Bumper (Powder Coated)
  • Window Drip Rails
  • Rub Rails
  • White Exterior
  • Foamed In-Place Roof Insulation
  • Front End Alignment (Toe-In, Toe Out)
  • Under-Coating with Warranty
  • Side Directional Lights (Incandescent)
  • Driver’s Side Diamond Plate
  • Cab Mounted Entry Step
  • Electric Door, 30″ w/Ext. Key Switch
  • Side Mounted Rear View Mirrors (Manual)

5 year/100,000 mile limited conversion warranty. Specifications and options are subject to change without notice.

Glaval Entourage Chassis Specifications

  • Engine:
    • Diesel: 6.7L Power Stroke V-8 Turbo;
      390 HP; 735 lb-ft
    • Gasoline: 6.8L 3V SEFI V-10; 362 HP;
      457 lb-ft
  • G.V.W.R.:19,500 lbs.
  • Alternator:
    • Diesel: Dual Alternator 200 amp & 157 amp (357 amps combined)
    • Gasoline: Single Alternator 157 amp
  • Fuel System:
    • Diesel: Dual Tanks: 40 Gallon and 28 Gallon (68 Gallons combined, includes switch on dash)
    • Gasoline: Single Tank: 40 Gallons
  • Alternative Fuel (Diesel only): B-20 Capable CNG Option
  • Transmission:
    • Diesel: Heavy Duty TorqShift 6-Speed Select Shift Automatic
    • Gasoline: TorqShift 5-Speed Automatic
  • Parking Brake: Foot operated, Hand Release
  • Wipers: Intermittent
  • Battery:
    • Diesel: 2 Batteries 1500 CCA (750 each)
    • Gasoline: 2 Batteries 1300 CCA (650 each)
  • Cruise Control: Standard
  • High Idle: Standard
  • Power Steering: Standard
  • Wheels: Dual Rear Wheels (19.5″), Six, 10-Whole Disc, 19.5″ x 6″ RW Steel (Gray)
  • Tires: Steel-Belted Radial, All-Season Tires, Continental BSW 225/70 R x 19.5G
  • Headlamps: Halogen
  • Engine Block Heater: Standard (diesel)
  • Running Lights: Daytime
  • Driver’s Air Bag: Standard
  • Brakes: Front & Rear Disc
  • Anti-Lock: 4-Wheel
  • Traction Control: Engine Only
  • Hill Start Assist: Standard
  • Stereo: AM/FM/CD/MP3 w/Digital Clock and 8 speakers
  • Bumper/Grill: Chrome
  • Air: Automotive
  • Tow Hooks: Front
  • Driver’s Seat: OEM HD Vinyl, Manual
  • Exhaust:
    • Diesel: Roadside Routed, Aluminized Steel
    • Gasoline: Curbside Routed, Aluminized Steel

Glaval Entourage Specifications

  • Chassis: Ford F-550 Super Duty
  • Wheelbase: 201-, 228-, and 252-inches
  • Front Axle Rating: 7,000
  • Rear Axle Rating: 14,760
  • Overall Length (Bumper to Bumper):
    27-, 29-, 31-, 32-, and 33-ft.
  • Overall Width: 96″
  • Overall Height: 120″ (excludes escape hatch or roof A/C)
  • Front Overhang: 37-3/8″
  • Interior Height: 78″
  • Interior Width: 92″
  • Floor Height from Ground: 42-1/2″
  • Aisle Width: 18″
  • Clear Door Opening: 30″
  • Ground to First Step: 10-1/4″
  • Step Riser: 9-5/8″
  • Step Tread: 10″
  • Step Width: 34″

Glaval Entourage Paratransit Options

  • ADA Lighting (Lift and Door)
  • ADA Signs
  • Double Doors (Lift)
  • Belt Storage Box
  • Interlock System
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