12,200 millimeters long, 2,550 wide and 3,350 high. Up to 40 seats and a total of 89 passengers on board. These are the essential figures of the 12-metre electric bus by Karsan. The Karsan E-Ata 12.
Karsan e-ATA 12, our test drive
Launched in September 2021, the Karsan e-ATA range comes with seven different battery packs ranging from 150 kWh to 600 kWh, and in three different sizes of 10, 12 and 18 meters, depending on your needs. While its maximum battery capacity is 300 kWh for 10 meters and 450 kWh for 12 meters, it can go up to 600 kWh for its 18-meter class. The e-ATA’s wheel-mounted hub-mounted electric motors provide 250 kW of peak power and 22,000 Nm of torque in its 10-meter and 12-meter versions, allowing them to climb the steepest slopes effortlessly. The maximum power of 500 kW in the 18-meter version shows the highest performance even when fully loaded.