Sunday, October 02, 2022
Diamond CoachDiamond VIP 3500 F-550 coach Oswego, Kan. —To meet a growing demand to carry more passengers on a medium-duty chassis, Diamond Coach is pleased to announce the newest model to their portfolio, the all-new VIP 3500 F-550. The new Diamond VIP 3500 F-550 is the largest composite coach available in the mid-size bus industry and provides several unique benefits for tour operators, schools, and church groups.

The VIP 3500 F-550 has a passenger rating that carries up to 36 passengers including co-pilot. Popular floor plans include 35 passengers with overhead luggage and 31 passengers with rear luggage. For longer road trips, passengers are sure to appreciate having 83” of interior headroom, and with generous legroom between seats, plus 20 square feet of front-viewing window, passengers are likely to enjoy every trip. Diamond’s all-composite Nida Core construction is smooth and quiet, and Diamond buses provide superior sound dampening Also, Diamond has lowered the passenger floor level by designing a unique floor frame structure that is innovative in the bus industry.

Diamond CoachInterior of Diamond’s new F-550“Over the past two years, Diamond Coach has elevated the overall passenger quality by providing unique design principles that are revolutionary to our industry. This now includes the F-550 charter bus that can accommodate 36 passengers—adding to our ever-growing portfolio for our loyal dealer network,” said Diamond COO Kate Strickland. “We are very proud of our team here in Oswego, and look forward to future product launches to announce to the bus market that Diamond Coach is a real player in the industry. We have the longest tenure building buses in the bus market—our employees set the standard of bus construction and quality.”

“Our dealers have requested the ability to carry more passengers while increasing overall passenger comfort. We believe the new VIP 3500 meets their requests. It will be marketed in lengths of 28’, 32’, and 35’ on the Ford 450 and 550 chassis,” said company President Jeff Crockett.

“Diamond Coach is going to capture a new market by broadening our product line with the new F-550 bus that will afford our dealers more opportunities and another option for bus sales,” stated Senior Sales Representative Charlie Mitchell.

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