On the road to success with the comfort of MAN and NEOPLAN
Top-ranking athletes travel with MAN and NEOPLAN. As an official partner, MAN offers numerous first-class football clubs exceptional comfort and relaxation for travel to away matches and back.
It is not only professional football clubs like FC Bayern, AC Milan, etc. who rely on MAN and NEOPLAN – MAN coaches also offer athletes from other sports disciplines tailor-made product solutions. The ice hockey professionals of EHC Munich, as well as the basketball players of FC Bayern, travel with MAN. A MAN TGX 18.400 with HydroDrive® provides reliable transport of the competition equipment for the German biathlon team.
MAN and NEOPLAN in professional football
1st Division Bundesliga football associations are happy to put their trust in MAN and NEOPLAN. Players and trainers know: With its customised high-tech equipment, MAN offers teams coaches with a high level of comfort and safety - so that the pros can enjoy a relaxing journey to their destination.
Partner in basketball
The basketball players of FC Bayern Munich also travel in MAN coaches to their away games. The Lion’s Coach takes the tall athletes comfortably and safely to their destination: The increased seating distance of 1.2 m to the next row of seats ensures optimal legroom and WLAN and personal USB and power connections provide an Internet connection at all times. The built-in video console and a spacious on-board kitchen ensure nobody gets bored or goes hungry.
MAN sponsors the German Skiing Association
The bi-athletes of the German Skiing Association can count on MAN as a reliable commercial vehicle partner. The TGX 18.400 4x4H BLS is optimally equipped for snow-covered roads and impassable areas: With the intelligent additional drive MAN HydroDrive®, the TGX also overcomes extreme weather conditions so that the athletes' equipment is always made available on time at the place of use.
Partner to the EHC Munich ice-hockey team
The professionals from the Munich ice-hockey club are impressed with their Lion’s Coach L. The 440 HP team vehicle takes players and trainers safely and comfortably to their away games. The modern kitchen with two fridges and a cool bar, a separate retreat area, as well as modern multimedia equipment, leave no wishes unfilled with regard to preparations before matches and follow-up activities.
Audi Sport relies on MAN´s eco-friendly trucks
In good time for the start of the DTM, Audi Sport has taken delivery of seven MAN TGX 18.480 semitrailer tractors. Offering a new design, these trucks are currently being launched onto the market by MAN and already meet the Euro 6 emission standard, which will be binding for all newly-licensed trucks from 1 January 2014 onwards. As a result, the trucks will transport Audi Sport equipment to DTM races and the WEC (World Endurance Championship) sports-car series almost pollution-free.
MAN transports Ducati MotoGP™ racing bikes
Seven MAN TGX 18.480 tractors ensure the transport of the motorcycles, workshop service and hospitality units to all the circuits of the MotoGP™ European season. The MAN trucks, with exclusive Ducati Corse red color, are equipped with XXL cab, the largest in its class, 480 hp (353 kW) D26 Common Rail engine and 12-speed automated MAN TipMatic® gearbox.