The new G8 arrive for the San Cristobal cooperative in Ecuador

The company has strengthened its fleet of double-decker vehicles, offering luxury service throughout the Ecuadorian geography.

13 December 2022

With the gradual resumption of activities around the world, especially in tourism, Marcopolo is intensifying its exports and closed the supply of 12 new Paradiso G8 1800 Double Decker intercity buses for the operator San Cristóbal, from the city of Tulcán, Ecuador. This is the first acquisition of Generation 8 models in the neighboring country, and the delivery will be made by Sudacam, Marcopolo's representative in the region.


"These are the first Marcopolo G8 buses exported to Ecuador, which consolidates the work we are doing in the region to expand our presence throughout South America and demonstrates the resumption of economic and tourist activities in several countries," says Juliano Leoratto, consultant of Commercial Operations in the Foreign Market of Marcopolo.

The 12 Paradiso G8 1800 DD intercity buses in San Cristóbal are 14,400 mm long and have a capacity for 60 passengers in Super Soft semi-bed seats, with USB sockets for charging electronic devices and cup holders. They are equipped with Valeo CC430 P3 air conditioning and entertainment systems, with four monitors in the second level lounge, microphone, surveillance cameras, image recorder, lighting with chromotherapy system and night light in the luggage compartment, internal electronic panel , luggage rack, pleated blinds, communication system to call the on-board assistant and frontal electronic itinerary.


The new buses are mounted on Scania K440 6×2 chassis, a benchmark in power, economy and safety for the region, equipped with ABS braking system, traction control, ESP stability control program and Opticruise automated transmission. In addition, they have the ADAS active safety package systems, including a lane maintenance system.

Transportes San Cristóbal S.A. was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in the city of Quito. A traditional client of Marcopolo, the operator provides services to the Tulcán region in terms of tourism, interurban and rural transport.