Starcraft Bus is North America's largest shuttle bus manufacturer. Central States Bus is proud to offer Starcraft Shuttle Buses which provide affordable transportation solutions ranging from hotel shuttle vans, church buses, and retirement centers to medium size buses ideal for tour bus and shuttle bus operators and many other private transportation organizations.
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Uncomplicated and Roomy with Plenty of Options – The Xpress provides excellent value for your shuttle bus dollar. The wide electric entrance door, 6 feet plus headroom, and 36 inch high solid glass windows are just a few of the standard features in all five Xpress floor plans that allow you to shuttle your small group of ten to fifteen guests more comfortably to and from their chosen destination when compared to crowding them into a 15 passenger van. Luggage compartments and wheelchair lifts are even included in some units. Mounted on the time honored E-series Ford chassis, the Xpress safely and easily maneuvers parking lots and roadways. Most units can be driven by any licensed driver; no CDL required.
Around Town Solution – The Starquest is the perfect answer if you are shopping for a shuttle to maneuver city streets and easily duck under porticos. The Starquest will keep your group safe in a fully welded steel cage body while presenting a sleek fiberglass exterior to keep your hotel, school, resort, or church riding in style. The look of the Starquest is distinctively aerodynamic in the shuttle bus category. Dual rear wheels improve handling and stability for your drivers. Meanwhile passengers will enjoy the ample space inside this 88" wide body sitting by twos on each side and easily standing up into the center aisle with over 6 foot of interior head room. Optional rear luggage area clears the way for your riders to relax and enjoy a full square yard of the view through the tinted solid glass windows.
Slim Shuttle still Packed with Value – Easily operated on city streets with its narrow body and dual rear wheels, the Starlite requires only a standard driver's license in most states. The "Starview" window in front of the entry door allows additional curbside visibilty. This smaller shuttle bus, an alternative to a raised roof van, will allow your passengers easy entrance and exitting through the wide electric entry door and 20" wide and 76" tall aisle. Once safely in their seat belts, passengers can view the scenery through 36" x 36" windows.
Feel Safe while this Durable Shuttle Performs – Put through its paces at the Altoona Bus Research and Testing Center this bus is sure to give your passengers the safest ride possible surrounded by its fully welded steel cage construction. With passenger comfort in mind the Allstar is built with straight side walls to maximizes passenger shoulder space and the industry's widest available aisle. A decade of running on America's roads has proven the durability of this shuttle. 22,000-plus Starcraft buses traveling over millions of miles have proven this model a favorite. The Allstar's construction allows a plethora of seating plans, wheelchair accessibility, and storage areas for luggage.
Keep Passengers Comfortable and Protected as they ride in the time honored steel cage frame construction of the Allstar, now on a Ford F550 chassis. This XL utilizes straight side walls and a wide aisle for maximum passenger shoulder space no matter which of the many floorplans you choose. Wheelchair positions via Flip Seats or Foldaway Seats and Rear Luggage areas provide the spacious convertability your passengers desire. Whether gas or diesel these Ford engines have a reputation for quality and reliability on the long runs.
Passenger, Driver, and Mechanic Comfort in One – Choose from an International UC or TC chassis; both are topped by a solid steel cage frame, straight side walls and a variety of seating arrangements leaving a wide aisle for passenger comfort. The driver can easily maneuver in and out of the comfortable air suspension seat and take in the complete view from the spacious, glass surrounded compartment. Maintenance is a breeze with the hood tilted forward. The Allstar XL’s International chassis models beat the competition in and out.
Highest Capacity Ford Cutaway – Floorplans available for 24 passenger seats with luggage in the rear to 28 passenger seats with overhead luggage allowing you to transport additional people and parcels without purchasing a longer shuttle. Travelling over the road or around the block, the MVP is safe and durable because of its fully welded steel cage construction. Quality assured testing by Starcraft means you can depend on your bus to meet the capacity, safety and durability specs your riders deserve.
High Class Tours Ready to Move – Choose one of three colors for outside graphics and add optional stainless steel wheel inserts to tell your next local tour group you have arrived. The electric door of full length glass parts to welcome them aboard. Or maybe they will enter via the ADA and FMVSS compliant wheelchair lift. Passengers seated and wheelchairs secured, your host can welcome them over the PA system then release them to enjoy the audio/video equipment with multiple LCE monitors or read by LED, making the most of their ride.
Starcraft's largest people mover – Plenty of roomy comfort with a price tag for your pocketbook. The answer for tour groups, retirees, church members and athletes asking you to transport more people and equipment than your old cutaway bus can accomodate. Raising the bar for shoulder and headroom, you can fill the XLT's eight and a half feet of width with up to 43 expansive 19" seats and each passenger can still have a great view of the optional video system. For the younger set, install mobile WiFi for their enjoyment. Stow everyone's gear in overhead, rear, or undercarriage luggage compartments and protect passengers and baggage alike by surrounding them with a fully welded steel cage and covering them with a one-piece, seamless FRP roof. Disguise this tough truck chassis with the flair of fiberglass caps, skirts, and Alucobond exterior sidewalls for a corrosion free beautiful exterior.