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  • 1. Contact: David Sharpe d.sharpe@questorlimited.com 00965 99711956 Holyhead Road Coventry CV5 8JJ England Tel: 024 7657 2000 Fax: 024 7657 2001 www.lti.co.uk Important Notice: LTI Vehicles are constantly seeking ways to improve the specification, design and production of its vehicles, and alterations take place continually. Whilst every effort is made to produce up to date literature, this brochure should not be regarded as an infallible guide to current specifications, nor does it constitute an offer for the sale of any particular vehicles. Dealers are not agents of LTI Vehicles and have absolutely no authority to bind the company by any implied undertaking or representation. Gold, Silver and Bronze models have been photographed and some features apply to the Gold and Silver models only. A specification and options list is available from dealers. TM - TX4, the taxi sign and the LTI Vehicles logo are all trademarks of LTI Limited. The TX4 shape is a registered design. © LTI Limited. 09/06.
  • 2. Contact: David Sharpe d.sharpe@questorlimited.com 00965 99711956 Contents Model Range 2 - 3 Welcome to a new generation of purpose-built taxis The very best of over 75 years experience, with a wealth of advancements, tried and Driving an Icon 4 - 5 tested, and tested again. Engine & ABS 6 - 7 LTI Vehicles are proud to present the best and most advanced purpose-built taxi in the world. The redefined, new generation TX4. Desirable & Accessible 8 - 9 Manoeuvrable & Comfortable 10 - 11 Interior Refinement 12 - 13 Driver Benefits 14 - 15 Passenger Benefits 15 - 16 What Makes a Taxi? 17 Why Choose LTI? 18 - 19 TX Series Awards 20 Inserts: TX4 Supporting Information 2 p u r p o s e - bu i l t m a n o e u v r a bl e d u r a bl e s a fe accessible recognisable iconic desir able 3
  • 3. Contact: David Sharpe d.sharpe@questorlimited.com Driving an Icon 00965 99711956 An unmistakable global symbol of strength, safety & security Just some of the benefits that make this British icon something you can be as proud to drive as we are to build. LTI Vehicles are committed to continually improving our taxis. The development of the TX4 has undergone more component and road testing than any vehicle we have ever built. In fact the TX4 has been tested to over 600,000 miles of real taxi use. No other taxi is as robust or renowned as the TX series and now we have made it even better. A cleaner, more efficient engine, the addition of anti-lock braking technology, a smooth and more comfortable ride with a state-of-the-art engine management system, all working in perfect harmony within a new stylish and functional exterior. A beacon of strength, safety and reliability that delivers confidence for the driver and Continually improving... passengers. Some of the remarkable new features within your new TX4 include: • Euro IV compliant engine • ABS all-round brakes • Improved in-car entertainment - with DAB available • Air-blend air conditioning • Improved intercom • Head restraints • Coil suspension • Improved security 4 5
  • 4. Contact: David Sharpe d.sharpe@questorlimited.com Engine & Transmission ABS 00965 99711956 2.5 litre VM Engine Anti-Lock Braking System Cleaner and quieter with outstanding performance and reliability. Electronically reactive and painstakingly tested. The new all-round anti- lock braking system utilises discs at the front and drums at the rear for Built specifically to meet the latest Euro IV emissions legislation, the VM R425 DOHC optimum all-round performance and cost effective servicing and is the cleanest diesel engine ever to beat at the very heart of a LTI taxi. Cleaner and maintenance. greener with no compromise in economy or power. Designed by Europe’s leading diesel engine specialist specifically for the TX4, the high With increased performance comes increased control. Designed torque delivery at low speed means you can pull away from a standing start quickly and specifically for TX4 the ABS helps prevent wheels from locking and comfortably; a feature fundamental to taxi operation. skidding during emergency braking and helps you to maintain steering and directional stability so you remain in control in the most demanding As you put your foot down, there is no disappointment. The R425 DOHC effortlessly Put to the test: situations. pulls you up to cruising speed and keeps you there quietly and smoothly as gear driven The TX4 with the VM twin balance shafts within the engine reduce vibration to a minimum. Under electronic control and ready for action at all times, the system R425 DOHC engine has senses when a wheel is about to lock and releases the brake momentarily With four valves per cylinder and common rail multi-stage fuel injection technology it undergone extensive so the wheel keeps turning and you keep on steering. packs a punch never before experienced in a purpose-built taxi. track and road testing. With bigger front brake callipers and thicker rear drums the new ABS All moving parts have Working in perfect harmony with the new electronic engine management system, system will stand up to the toughest working conditions as we have been analysed and optimum engine performance is achieved as information is seamlessly relayed from the replicated in exhaustive testing. rigorously examined to driver to the engine and transmission. deliver ultimate Finally it is all put to the test. The extensive road and track testing means that you can longevity and expect mile after mile of trouble free motoring. The VM R425 DOHC is the most performance. stringently tested and reliable engine we have ever had. Specific ‘taxi duty’ It’s a purpose-built engine for the purpose-built taxi. cycle testing has put the TX4 through its most rigorous and demanding tests to date. Automatic Transmission All-round, all weather performance Proven over 600,000 miles of testing, with 5-speeds and refined for the TX4, the fully Exported all over the world, the new TX4 ABS system is ideal for any automatic transmission is electronically linked to the entire engine management system. weather condition and any climate. The carefully chosen ratios match engine output to road speed for the most fuel efficient use of available power with smooth gear changes. Manual Transmission The 5-speed manual transmission is manufactured with increased casing rigidity and the latest composite construction gearshift technology for improved durability. Like the automatic, it is refined specifically for the TX4 and delivers greater comfort with reduced noise which all adds to easier driving. 6 7
  • 5. Contact: David Sharpe d.sharpe@questorlimited.com Desirable As well as the abundance of existing features, the wealth of improvements and Accessible 00965 99711956 refinements in a TX4 set it apart from any other taxi. With new exterior styling, improved ride and handling and interior features, it makes your job easier and more enjoyable. What’s new about TX4?... 1 Stylish and distinctive new exterior body styling 2 Revised interior styling for a lighter, brighter and more Passenger controls now located in the comfortable passenger experience nearside door panel allow easier access 1 3 Euro IV compliant engine, greener, cleaner and for wheelchair users and those travelling delivering big torque at low speed on the tip seat 4 ABS brakes all-round to maintain full steering and directional stability in adverse road conditions 5 An improved in-car entertainment system, for superior sound and with DAB & MP3 compatibility options 6 Front air-blend and rear water valve controlled air conditioning system with improved perfomance 7 Redesigned driver and passenger intercom with improved microphone and speaker location combined with a quieter drive vastly improves communication between driver and passengers 8 Driver and passenger head restraints provide passive protection and reduce the risk of injury in the event of a collision 9 Super-tough one piece centre division with integral payment tray and chip and PIN slot 10 All-round coil suspension with anti-roll control for improved ride and handling 10 2 Passenger door aperture 9 With a stylish and distinctive new exterior it is easier than ever to Every TX4 is equipped with an integral wheelchair ramp and 3 4 8 identify the TX4 as the most familiar and easily recognised taxi in extensive range of access features, including easy grip handles and hi- 5 6 7 the world. contrast seat edging for people with visual impairment. Your passengers will instantly recognise and confidently hail a TX4 An improved intercom system means better communication to your always knowing exactly what it stands for: accessibility, comfort, passengers and there is even a rear seat belt harness with adjustable safety and security. shoulder strap to accommodate younger and smaller passengers. Access to the TX4, like all its predecessors, stands for access for all. See page 16 for a full range of accessibility features 8 9
  • 6. Contact: David Sharpe d.sharpe@questorlimited.com Manoeuvrable Tight turning circle Comfortable All-round coil suspension 00965 99711956 Remarkably engineered, the TX4 features a • There are over 32,000 purpose-built taxis making up to six The TX4 delivers an outstanding ride with superb handling that makes it easier to negotiate speed humps U-turns an hour, every day of the week* and traffic-calming measures, reducing impact on the driver, passengers and the vehicle. legendary tight turning circle that is the envy of others. Greater manoeuvrability means easier, • The famous turning circle is unique to purpose-built taxis The new suspension system improves driver stability when cornering and gives passengers a feeling of safer and convenient operation for drivers and security and comfort when seated in the back. • Safer and more convenient for pick-up and drop-off of passengers passengers. on the opposite side of the street The suspension is designed to meet the comfort standards expected of a modern passenger vehicle and has been developed for all situations whether you are driving alone or carrying five passengers. • The ability to quickly and easily manoeuvre ‘to your awaiting More potential fares The tight turning circle is of constant passenger’ benefits your business as well as safety The TX4 has to be driven to be believed. Save time, benefit on busy city streets in congested • Ask any one of LTI’s customers what they think of the turning fuel and money traffic. circle and we guarantee their answer will be - just superb Pick up passengers in • Driving is believing - the only real way to discover just how greater safety You can turn in the road without manoeuvrable the TX4 is, is to take one for a test drive Quickly manoeuvre 3-point turns. (Contact a LTI main dealer - via www.lti.co.uk) in traffic *Data from: PCO Human Engineering Study Get out of difficult situations in seconds 10 11
  • 7. Contact: David Sharpe d.sharpe@questorlimited.com Interior Refinement 00965 99711956 For Passengers and Drivers Even before passengers enter a TX4 they know that they will enjoy a safe and secure journey in a comfortable and spacious The ultra-strong, attack As a taxi driver, it is not unusual to spend over 3,000 hours a There is ample stowage space, excellent all round visibility and passenger compartment. When inside there is no disappointment. resistant centre division year in your cab. That is why the TX4 has been designed to a comfortable driving position. All complemented by the ensures you and your optimise your working environment. superb manoeuvrability of the TX4. earnings are completely The TX4 is designed for carrying people so every effort has been made to make travelling in and leg room, a comfortable arm rest for back seat passengers and a new light and Carefully positioned interior lights aid map and book reading, a safe from attack or one a pleasure. The well placed and easily identified grab handles, bright seat edging and fresh interior. Once in motion, noise and vibration are kept to a minimum due to theft even when hit customer payment slot through the protection of a safety screen To drive one is the only real way to discover just how interior lighting give function to form when entering the TX4. There is more than ample head unique design features within the vehicle. with a blunt instrument and one touch door locking system optimise driver security. enjoyable the TX4 is. 12 13
  • 8. Contact: 1 David Sharpe d.sharpe@questorlimited.com 00965 99711956 Driver Benefits 6 10 1 The view from the driving position increases your confidence and awareness 2 2 Driver control of the passenger compartment: you can override all the switches in the rear 7 3 Separate lockable driver and passenger compartments with an independent 7 door locking system 8 9 4 Attack resistant centre division is designed to protect drivers 8 5 A dealer network that is dedicated to fast and effective maintenance of 3 your TX4 6 Unmistakable; the most hailable taxi in the world 7 The all-round visibility means you can easily see potential fares as 10 well as potential hazards 8 The famous tight turning circle is of constant benefit on busy city streets 4 11 9 9 Ergonomic driver seat with optional armrest and lumbar support 10 Bolt-on body panels attached to an ultra-strong steel chassis dramatically reduce repair times and costs 12 11 Spacious luggage area also available with a luggage retention system 5 12 Special taxi tyres specifically designed for the TX4 with extra wide kerb protection strip 14 15
  • 9. Contact: 1 David Sharpe d.sharpe@questorlimited.com Passenger Benefits What Makes a Taxi? 00965 99711956 1 The integral fold-down ramp with extension is easy to use and is Built on the virtues of safety, strength, reliability and function, the latest designed with a shallow angle for ease of access and departure 2 generation TX4 can be hailed as nothing short of brilliant. 2 A wheelchair retention system holds wheelchairs firm and secure Every need has been considered making frequent tasks in a busy during transit driver’s life as easy as possible. Outstanding drive, comfort, accessibility and protection. 3 A swivel seat to assist people with reduced mobility All this and the superb manoeuvrability of the TX4, 4 An adjustable centre rear seat belt harness to suit younger and smaller make it the ultimate driver’s taxi. passengers (18kg upward) 3 5 A swing door mechanism for ease of use, greater visibility for traffic upon entry/exit and safer for hands and fingers 6 An easy to use intermediate step to aid access for people with limited movement and mobility 7 Contrasting grab handles and seat edges for partially sighted people 4 8 3-point seat belts are fitted to all seats 9 Floor, roof and puddle lighting for safer entry at night, and door handle lights for 5 partially sighted people 10 Improved voice intercom with 6 repositioned rear speaker and microphones 16 17
  • 10. Contact: David Sharpe d.sharpe@questorlimited.com We are... Our product values are to build a taxi that... 00965 99711956 • The world’s premier manufacturer of • The first TX1 was made in 1997 • Provides a secure and safe environment for drivers and passengers purpose-built taxis • The TXII was launched in 2002 and enhanced in 2003 • Is environmentally friendly with low emissions and made from recyclable materials where possible • The largest UK owned vehicle manufacturer LT I Ve h i c l e s • LTI Vehicles employs over 400 staff at our plant in • Complies with all current, and works towards all future planned European vehicle legislation • Established in Coventry in 1919 as Carbodies Ltd Coventry and within our dealer network • Is easily recognisable based on the famous shape of the traditional London taxi • Built first FX3 in 1948 • We are an operating division of Manganese Bronze • More than 100,000 vehicles produced since the Holdings plc • Is fully accessible and provides a vital link within a national transport system first FX4 was made in 1959 • There is a national LTI dealer network including four • Offers the best facilities, utility and comfort for drivers and passengers • Built the Fairway, the first truly wheelchair LTI owned Mann & Overton Dealers and over 70 LTI • Is a product with strength, longevity and security accessible taxi in 1989 Approved Service Dealers 18 19
  • 11. Contact: David Sharpe d.sharpe@questorlimited.com The design incorporates the following awards... 00965 99711956 • Millennium Products Award In recognition of its design and accessibility features • Coach Makers Award to Industry Automotive and Air Industry award for innovative design • Sir Henry Royce Memorial Foundation Award In recognition of contribution to extending the frontiers of achievement and in the pursuit of excellence in the field of transport • BDI Design Award 2000 In recognition of environmental and product design projects of quality within the West Midlands • Independent Living Design Award Sponsored by the British Healthcare Trade Association and Phab, awarded for socially inclusive features TX4 2006 FX3 1948-1959 FX4 1959-1989 Fairway 1989-1997 TX1 1997-2002 TXII 2002-2006 20
  • 12. Contact: Options & Specification David Sharpe d.sharpe@questorlimited.com TX4 Standard Equipment & Options 00965 99711956 ■ = Standard ❑ = Option at extra cost ❍ = Option at no cost * = Also available as an accessory from your LTI Vehicles main dealer TX4 Model Driver Bronze Silver Gold TX4 Model Driver Bronze Silver Gold Exterior Electrical Side badging ■ Delay and fade drivers compartment light ❑ ■ ■ Radio aerial ■ ■ ■ ■ PATS vehicle immobiliser with radio key ■ ■ ■ ■ Tinted glass ■ ■ ■ ■ Driver’s compartment air conditioning ❑ ■ Black door mirrors ■ ■ ■ Air conditioning (front and rear) ❑ ❑ ■ Colour coded door mirrors ■ Blaupunkt San Remo - MP3/CD-RW/FM/AM/LW RDS tuner. ■ ❑ ❑ Black (solid) paint ■ ■ ■ ❍ Blaupunkt Sevilla - MP3/CD-RW/FM/AM/LW RDS tuner. ■ ❑ Coloured (solid) paint ❍ ❍ ❍ Blaupunkt Nashville - DAB/MP3/CD-RW/FM/AM/LW RDS tuner. ■ Metallic paint ❑ ❑ ■ Removable coded ICE front panel ■ ■ ■ Black energy absorbing bumpers ■ ■ Door warning indicator ■ ■ ■ ■ Part colour coded energy absorbing bumpers ■ Wheelchair seat belt not secured warning indicator ■ ■ ■ ■ Fully colour coded energy absorbing bumpers ■ Black radiator grille and mesh ■ ■ ❍ ❍ Remote central locking of doors ■ ■ ■ ■ Black radiator grille and chrome mesh ❑ ■ ❍ One touch lowering of front windows ❑ ■ ■ Chrome radiator grille and mesh with LTI badge ❑ ❑ Low level driver’s illumination ❑ ■ ■ Chrome radiator grille and mesh with Chrome LTI badge ■ Lights on warning alarm ■ ■ ■ ■ Chrome door handles ❑ ■ Passenger Front fog lights ❑ ■ ■ Head restraints ■ ■ ■ ■ Twin rear fog and reversing lights ■ ■ ■ ■ High level third brake light ■ ■ ■ ■ Rear interior light ■ ■ ■ ■ Black side rubbing strips* ❑ ■ Induction loop ■ ■ ■ ■ Colour coded side rubbing strips* ■ Swivel seat ■ ■ ■ ■ Black number plate plinth ■ ■ ■ Passenger seat vinyl ■ ■ ❍ ❍ Colour coded number plate plinth with chrome LTI badge ■ Passenger seat cloth ❑ ■ ■ Indicators front, orange lens ■ ■ 5x3 rear point seat belts ■ ■ ■ ■ Indicators front, clear lens, orange bulb ■ Child restraint harness ■ ■ ■ ■ Indicators front, clear lens, clear bulb until lit ■ Integrated fold away ramp ■ ■ ■ ■ Side repeaters, orange lens ■ ■ ■ Side repeaters, clear lens ■ Yellow visibility strip ■ ■ ■ ■ Rear light clusters, orange lens ■ ■ Driver Rear light clusters, clear lens ■ ■ Driver’s seat, plain velour ■ ■ ❍ ❍ Rear wash/wipe with single speed intermittent ■ ■ ■ Driver’s seat, patterned cloth ❑ ■ ■ Interior Driver’s seat head restraint (A frame) ■ ■ ■ ■ Black instrument surround ■ ■ Heated rear window with timed cut out ■ ■ ■ ■ Walnut style instrument surround* ❑ ■ ■ Power assisted steering ■ ■ ■ ■ Carbon fibre instrument surround* ❍ Boot light ■ ■ ■ ■ 12V power socket ■ ■ ■ ■ Drivers door stowage pocket ■ ■ ■ ■ Digital clock ■ ■ ■ ■ Electric windows front and rear ■ ■ ■ ■ Mechanical Heated and adjustable door mirrors ■ ■ ■ ■ Taxi tyres ■ ■ ■ ■ Integral cup holder ■ ■ ■ ■ Anti-lock braking system ■ ■ ■ ■ Stowage net ■ ■ ■ Carpeted passenger compartment ■ ■ ■ ■ Driver’s seat armrest and mechanised lumber support ■ ■ ■ A range of dealer-fitted accessories are available from your LTI Vehicles main dealer Driver model only available as manual option TX4 Dimensions Principal Dimensions (mm/in) A Length 4580/180.0 L Step depth 280/11.0 B Width (over mirrors) 2036/80.2 M Step width 700/27.6 C Height 1834/72.3 N Sill height 370/14.6 D Wheelbase 2886/113.7 P Ramp extension 1350/53.2 E Front overhang 764/30.1 Q Door width (max) 880/34.7 F Rear overhang 930/36.6 Wheelchair door access: G Front track 1422/56.0 R Floor level width 700/27.6 H Rear track 1482/58.4 S Waist level width 780/30.7 J Ground clearance 134/5.3 T Height (door seal to ramp) 1350/53.0 K Step height 208/8.2 U Height inside vehicle 1400/55.0 Note: The measurements shown here are nominal and some variation will occur between HAILED THE WORLD OVER vehicles. Vehicle, step and sill heights shown are with the vehicle at kerb weight. www.lti.co.uk
  • 13. Contact: Options & Specification David Sharpe d.sharpe@questorlimited.com 00965 99711956 Standard TX4 Specification Engine - VM Motori 2499cc R425 DOHC four cylinder, 16 valve twin overhead Speedometer with digital odometer and trip meter, fuel and temperature gauges. camshaft, direct injection turbo and intercooled. Bore/stroke 92mm x 94mm, Warning lights for direction indicators, headlamp high beam, braking system, compression ratio 17.5:1. Max power 75 kW at 4000 rpm. Max torque 240 NM windscreen washer reservoir low level, low oil pressure, low fuel, battery charge, at 1800 rpm. Toothed belt drive to overhead camshafts and high pressure fuel glow plug operation, motion door locks operation, passenger door open. supply pump. Electronically controlled common rail diesel fuel system, electronic engine management and cold start glow plugs. Passive anti-theft system (PATS). Column switches for 2-speed windscreen wipers, intermittent wipe, windscreen Electrically driven cooling fan. washers and rear wash/wipe: direction indicators, headlamp main beam, headlamp flash. Horn push on steering wheel. Manual Gearbox and Clutch - Eaton 5-speed (FSO 2405 A) all synchromesh floor shift. Hydraulic clutch operation. Ratios: 1st 4.08, 2nd 2.29, 3rd 1.47, 4th Facia mounted switches for headlight level adjustment, hazard warning, heated 1.00, 5th 0.72, Reverse 3.79 rear screen, front fog lights (where fitted), rear fog guard lights, driver’s and passengers interior lamps, mirror adjustment, facia panel illumination, intercom Automatic Gearbox - 5 speed electronically controlled with floor mounted system on/off and volume adjustment. Overhead console with digital clock and cable operated shift lever. Transmission cooler integral with radiator. Ratios: 1st taximeter (where fitted). Interior rear view mirror. Door switches for front 3.00, 2nd 1.67, 3rd 1.00, 4th 0.75, 5th 0.67, Reverse 2.21 electric windows, central and independent front door locking. Console override switches for passenger compartment heater, rear door windows. Separate Rear Axle - Semi floating with hypoid bevel gears ratio 4.1:1. control panel for heaters and driver’s air conditioning (where fitted). Suspension and Steering - Independent, double wishbone front suspension Front/rear intercom equipment with hearing aid loop around passenger with coil springs and telescopic dampers. Coil rear springs with trailing arms and compartment. Power outlet. Illuminated gear selector (automatic). Provision for panhard rod. Power assisted steering. Maximum turning distance between walls radio/cassette or radio/cassette and CD player. Wiring for telecommunications 8.53m (28ft). 5JKx16 wheels with 175R16C Q speed rating (6PR) tyres. One equipment. piece wheel covers. Passenger compartment switches for rear heater on/off and two speeds, interior Brakes - Servo assisted front/rear split hydraulic system with electronically lights and intercom on/off. controlled Anti-lock Braking System (ABS). Ventilated front discs 278mm (10.9in.) dia. with four piston callipers. Self adjusting rear drum brakes Paint Colours - Solid paint is a no cost option on all models and metallic paint 254x70mm (10x2.75in.). Cable operated handbrake to rear drums. is available as a no cost option on Gold. Our standard range of solid and metallic Body - All steel, four door six light body mounted on separate cruciform steel exterior colours and interior trim are featured in a separate sheet entitled “TX4 chassis. Bolt on front panels, front and rear wings. Electrocoat body protection, Body Colour Finishes & Trim”. Please ask your dealer for a copy. Other colours wax injected body and chassis. Central division between driver’s and passenger’s may be available to special order, at extra cost, please discuss any requirements compartment with attack resistant acrylic screen. with your LTI Vehicles main dealer. Foam reinforced front and rear bumpers mounted on steel armatures. Central Service Interval - 10,000 miles (16,000km). door locking (ignition and radio key). Automatic motion sensitive passenger compartment door locks. Tinted glass, laminated windscreen and heated rear Max permitted gross vehicle weight 2520 Kg screen. Electrically operated windows in front and rear doors. Electrically heated Approximate kerb weight 1815-1975 Kg and adjustable door mirrors. (may vary according to equipment) Internal Features - Height/tilt/rake adjustable driver’s seat with plain velour trim. ‘A’ frame head restraint and lap and diagonal seat belt. Centre console Note: please see the reverse of this sheet for the options and with arm rest, cup holder and cubby box. Stowage net on centre division. Front dimensions for TX4. door trims incorporate document pockets. Fire extinguisher. Five seat rear compartment trimmed with easy clean PVC or cloth option. Forward facing rear seat incorporates armrest and has three lap & diagonal seat belts. Centre TX4 Fuel Consumption: 2499cc Diesel Engine belt is adjustable to suit children down to 18 kg; two fold down rear facing seats Transmission 5 Speed Manual 5 Speed Automatic with lap/diagonal seat belts, left hand occasional seat swivels to assist entry for Drive Cycle mpg litres/100km mpg litres/100km passengers with limited movement. Additional removable step used at left - Urban 28.0 10.1 25.5 11.1 - Extra Urban 41.5 6.8 38.2 7.4 hand rear door (stored in boot). Wheelchair access and restraint system with - Combined 35.2 8.0 32.0 8.8 seat belt. Integral wheelchair access ramp at left hand rear door. Rear door CO2 Emissions (g/km) 211 233 trims incorporate ash trays and positions for a fare chart and cab number Regulated Emissions plate. Yellow grab handles fitted to rear doors and quarter trims. Standard Euro IV Euro IV Noise Level dB(A) moving 73.8 71.4 Electrical Equipment and Instrumentation - Alternator, 12V heavy duty Source: DETR tests battery and pre-engaged starter. Halogen headlights (level adjustable by switch) Important Notice: LTI Vehicles are constantly seeking ways to improve the specification, design and production of its vehicles, and incorporating parking lights, direction indicators with side mounted repeaters, alterations take place continually. Whilst every effort is made to produce up to date literature, this brochure should not be regarded as rear lamp clusters incorporating brake, direction indicators, reversing and rear an infallible guide to current specifications, nor does it constitute an fog guard lights. High level rear stop light. Rear number plate illuminating lights. offer for the sale of any particular vehicles. Dealers are not agents of LTI Vehicles and have absolutely no authority to bind the company by any Driver’s compartment interior and low level facia lamp. Passenger’s implied undertaking or representation. Gold, Silver and Bronze models have been photographed and some features apply to the Gold and Silver compartment delay fade interior, courtesy and sill lamps. Courtesy lamp in boot. models only. A specification and options list is available from dealers. TM - TX4, the taxi sign and the LTI Vehicles logo are all trademarks of LTI Hire sign. Exterior door handle light linked to meter operation. Limited. The TX4 shape is a registered design. © LTI Limited. 09/06. HAILED THE WORLD OVER www.lti.co.uk
  • 14. Contact: David Sharpe d.sharpe@questorlimited.com 00965 99711956 B o d y C o l o u r F i n i s h e s & Tr i m TX4 Paint Finishes Featured with colour coding and chrome grille surround • Solid paint is a no cost option on all models and metallic paint is available as a no cost option on Gold. Black - Solid Diamond White - Solid Sherwood Green - Solid Sunburst Yellow - Solid Godiva Blue - Solid Damson - Solid Peacock Green - Metallic Thistle Blue - Metallic Nightfire Red - Metallic Atlantic Blue - Metallic Platinum Silver - Metallic Storm Grey - Metallic TX4 Trim Options Patterned Cloth Plain Velour Easy Clean PVC Important Notice: LTI Vehicles are constantly seeking ways to improve the specification, design and production of its vehicles, and alterations take place continually. Whilst every effort is made to produce up to date literature, this brochure should not be regarded as an infallible guide to current specifications, nor does it constitute an offer for the sale of any particular vehicles. Dealers are not agents of LTI Vehicles and have absolutely no authority to bind the company by any implied undertaking or representation. Gold, Silver and Bronze models have been photographed and some features apply to the Gold and Silver models only. A specification and options list is available from dealers. TM - TX4, the taxi sign and the LTI Vehicles logo are all trademarks of LTI Limited. The TX4 shape is a registered design. © LTI Limited. 09/06. HAILED THE WORLD OVER www.lti.co.uk
  • 15. Contact: David Sharpe d.sharpe@questorlimited.com 00965 99711956 In Car Entertainment by Enjoy your journey and be entertained in your TX4 with quality Blaupunkt products fitted as standard by LTI Vehicles. DAB Digital Radio, MP3/CD-RW playback and external MP3 player connectivity is available offering great choice. Factory upgrades are available depending on the TX4 model chosen. The optional Blaupunkt Bluetooth interface provides audio through the vehicle’s speakers for hands free conversations via Bluetooth enabled phones. TX4 Bronze Blaupunkt San Remo - MP3/CD-RW/FM/AM/LW RDS tuner Analogue tuner with 30 station presets. MP3/CD-RW playback. Blaupunkt coaxial speakers with high power output for your enjoyment. Radio is compatible with an optional Blaupunkt 3.6 mm Aux-in cable to connect an external MP3 player. TX4 Silver Blaupunkt Sevilla - MP3/CD-RW/FM/AM/LW RDS tuner Analogue tuner with 25 station presets. MP3/CD-RW playback. Blaupunkt coaxial speakers with high power output for your enjoyment. Radio is compatible with Blaupunkt 3.6 mm Aux-in cable to connect an external MP3 player, and optional Blaupunkt Bluetooth interface. TX4 Gold Blaupunkt Nashville - DAB/MP3/CD-RW/FM/AM/LW RDS tuner Outstanding Digital Audio sound quality offering a great choice of DAB radio stations, MP3/CD-RW playback and external MP3 player connectivity via a 3.6 mm Aux-in cable. Blaupunkt coaxial speakers with high power output for your enjoyment. Radio is compatible with optional Blaupunkt Bluetooth interface. www.lti.co.uk
  • 16. Contact: David Sharpe d.sharpe@questorlimited.com 00965 99711956 Environmental Information TX4 complies with the latest European Directive for End of Life Vehicles (2000/53/EC) At the end of its life the disposal, recovery and recycling of TX4 vehicles can be carried out with the minimum impact on our environment. Through innovative design and ongoing product improvement, LTI have reduced the use of hazardous substances to levels lower than those demanded by new European Legislation. The recycling targets for 2007 will be comfortably met by LTI products. A number of components in our vehicles are already produced from recycled material and LTI’s policy of promotion increased use of these materials will ensure the impact of our vehicles on the environment will be reduced on an ongoing basis. It should be remembered however that at the end of its life a vehicle is classed as hazardous waste; containing used oils etc. As such it should be appropriately treated and dismantled. At the end of their life all vehicles should be stored and treated only by authorised treatment facilities. For further information on the environmentally sound treatment of a TX4 at the end of its life visit: www.lti.co.uk//environment.asp Important Notice: LTI Vehicles are constantly seeking ways to improve the specification, design and production of its vehicles, and alterations take place continually. Whilst every effort is made to produce up to date literature, this brochure should not be regarded as an infallible guide to current specifications, nor does it constitute an offer for the sale of any particular vehicles. Dealers are not agents of LTI Vehicles and have absolutely no authority to bind the company by any implied undertaking or representation. Gold, Silver and Bronze models have been photographed and some features apply to the Gold and Silver models only.A specification and options list is available from dealers. HAILED THE WORLD OVER TM - TX4, the taxi sign and the LTI Vehicles logo are all trademarks of LTI Limited.The TX4 shape is a registered design. © LTI Limited. 09/06. www.lti.co.uk
  • 17. Contact: David Sharpe d.sharpe@questorlimited.com 00965 99711956 2 0 G o o d R e a s o n s t o C o n s i d e r a TX4 ...R a t h e r t h a n a c o n v e r t e d v e h i c l e TX4 Conversion MPV Saloon 1 Purpose-built for the job ✓ ✗ ✗ ✗ Never used for Private Hire 2 - Why have your business undermined by confusion? ✓ ✗ ✗ ✗ Recognisable shape 3 - The most famous taxi in the world earns you more money ✓ ✗ ✗ ✗ Built on a solid steel chassis with bolt-on body panels - the TX Series of taxis 4 delivers safety combined with an easily repairable shell, which saves down time ✓ ✗ ✗ ✗ Proven long life; It is not that unusual to find a LTI taxi that has 5 travelled over a million miles ✓ ✗ ✗ ✗ Part exchange welcome - LTI dealers have always taken vehicles in part 6 exchange - others may not ✓ ? ? ? Wide range of second hand cabs - 7 You can buy cabs from as little as £49 per week ✓ ? ? ? High residual - Maintaining value in your business - Facilitates regular easy 8 change of vehicle ✓ ✗ ✗ ✗ Designed around safety for both driver and passenger with features 9 including attack resistant centre division and remote door locking ✓ ? ✗ ✗ 10 Salespeople will visit you - Wherever you live, whenever you’d like ✓ ? ? ? Dedicated service - 10 main dealerships and 70 service agents 11 across the UK ✓ ✗ ✗ ✗ Built-in ramp as standard with shallow angle - 12 Why struggle with heavy ramps and steep slopes? ✓ ✗ ✗ ✗ Easily opened doors 13 - Why make your passengers struggle with sliding doors? ✓ ✗ ✗ ✗ Easy to turn round - 14 The famous 25ft turning circle used every hour of every day ✓ ✗ ✗ ✗ Reversing (easy to see) - A single piece rear window gives greater 15 visibility, no nasty van doors in the way ✓ ✗ ✗ ✗ 100,000 mile manufacturer’s warranty - 16 As opposed to an insured warranty ✓ ✗ ✗ ✗ Built-in Swivel Seat as standard - 17 For ease and convenience of your elderly passengers ✓ ✗ ✗ ✗ Induction Loop for the hard of hearing as standard - 18 Part of the intercom system so your passengers can always hear you ✓ ✗ ✗ ✗ No hidden extras - 19 Our on the road price is all inclusive ✓ ✗ ✗ ✗ A sound business investment - 20 Our customers have been coming back to us for 75 years ✓ ✗ ✗ ✗ Important Notice: LTI Vehicles are constantly seeking ways to improve the specification, design and production of its vehicles, and alterations take place continually.Whilst every effort is made to produce up to date literature, this brochure should not be regarded as an infallible guide to current specifications, nor does it constitute an offer for the sale of any particular vehicles. Dealers are not agents of LTI Vehicles and have absolutely no authority to bind the company by any implied undertaking or representation. Gold, Silver and Bronze models have been photographed and some features apply to the Gold and Silver models only. A specification and options list is HAILED THE WORLD OVER available from dealers.TM - TX4, the taxi sign and the LTI Vehicles logo are all trademarks of LTI Limited.The TX4 shape is a registered design. © LTI Limited. 09/06. www.lti.co.uk