PAZ 4234: history, description of the model
Bus PAZ 4234 is the version of model 3205, onlywith an elongated body. It is a medium-class bus and is designed for 35 passenger seats (with a standing passenger capacity can reach 50 people). PAZ 4234 is a convenient, economical bus, the main purpose of which is the transportation of passengers. It has a solid and reliable design, which is capable of ensuring the safety of passengers and the necessary comfort. The peculiarity of the model is a spacious interior, which makes it possible to use PAZ 4234 for both urban and intercity passenger transportation.
The history of this bus began in 2002,when an experimental version of the PAZ-32053 model was presented at the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the PAZ. It was lengthened by inserting another section. This idea was liked by many, and designers sat down for the technical documentation. Thus there was a new model - PAZ 4234. Serial production began already in 2003.
The bus is equipped with a diesel unit MMZ-245.9,its power is 136 liters. from. The design of the brakes is of the drum type, consists of a two-circuit pneumatic drive and an antilock system "Knorr Bremse". The same company also supplies compressors for this model. The peculiarity of the PAZ 4234 design is a rather rigid spring suspension.
In 2007, the Pavlovsky plant wasmodernization of buses PAZ 3205 and PAZ 4234. As a result, engineers were able to increase the resource of these models and their reliability. Particular attention was paid to the driver's working place. Interior interior trim was also changed. Between the driver's cabin and the passenger compartment, an incomplete partition was installed. The passenger seats are trimmed with vinyl skins, the interior is lined with gray plastic, there are protective strips on the doors. The colors of the bodywork have also changed, now the buses left the conveyor with light green, beige, light gray with stripes on the sides.
Since 2011, the buses are beginning to be equipped with engines that comply with the environmental standards of EURO-4, including YaMZ-534.
There are various modifications of PAZ-4234, we'll talk about them below:
- PAZ-4234 (00) - this is a standard bus, it has two automatic doors.
- PAZ-4234 (01) - also standard equipment, but it is made with one automatic door and one emergency.
- PAZ-4234 (02) - has an improved layout, all seats are located along the bus, two automatic doors.
- PAZ-4234 (03) - refers to intercity buses, improved layout, luggage racks, adjustable seats, one automatic door, the second - emergency.
- PAZ-4234 (04) - the power unit of firm Cummins is installed, two automatic doors.
- PAZ-4234 (05) - differs from the previous modification of the rear emergency door.
- PAZ-4234 (70) - is a school bus,is issued since 2006. Equipped with an additional third main and sliding fourth step. Seats with high backs, equipped with seat belts, near each place is a button of communication with the driver. Back is a compartment for backpacks and briefcases.
What is the cost of the bus PAZ-4234? The price, of course, will depend on the chosen modification. For example, the 2003 bus of the model year with a commercial type of body will cost 1,650,000 - 1,830,000 rubles.