The new MAN Lion's City G

Natural gas know-how based on 75 years of expertise

Modern cities can take a deep breath thanks to the MAN Lion's City G. The eco-friendly alternative to diesel. City traffic is becoming increasingly busy, environmental regulations increasingly stringent and residents increasingly demand green, smog-free cities. The MAN Lion's City G is the perfect solution.

Its advanced alternative engine ensures maximum economic efficiency while its sleek design brings a new aesthetic to the road. Drive into a clean future with innovative technology, the highest efficiency and up to 97% lower emissions.

Efficient and low in emissions thanks to state-of-the-art engine technology

Powerful and efficient

The new E18 natural gas engine adds a whole new dimension to the innovative basis of the previous model. In combination with the MAN EfficientHybrid, it opens up even more possibilities.

The city of the future relies on clean transport

Quiet and eco-friendly

The MAN Lion's City G improves traffic – and not just because it's less noisy than diesel engines.

Corrosion-resistant gas cylinders reduce maintenance costs

Greater range and capacity

The MAN Lion's City G promises to go further with fewer refuelling stops thanks to its optimised gas cylinders, the largest version of which can carry up to 1,875 l of natural gas.

MAN EfficientHybrid system for your MAN Lion’s City G

MAN EfficientHybrid

The efficiency booster for scheduled bus services: With MAN EfficientHybrid, your MAN Lion’s city G earns triple savings: on fuel consumption, exhaust emissions, and noise emissions.

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MAN Transport Solutions

We take your fleet forward: MAN Transport Solutions and MAN Lion’s City G make your switch to alternative drives easy.

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Quality lies in the details

The elegant form and recognisable design of the MAN Lion's City G make it the perfect addition to the MAN Lion's City range. Nevertheless, the many subtle and smart details combining aesthetics and comfort make it unique. This comprehensive design concept gives the bus a sophisticated look.

Rear view of the state-of-the-art natural gas bus

A distinctive design

The MAN Lion's City G combines various innovative elements from the entire city bus range. The eye-catching design highlights include accentuating lines drawn along the side windows and a distinctive rear with a piano gloss finish. The signature front with its long-life LED headlights, black trim and chrome bar not only makes the bus recognisable from afar, but will also shape the cityscape of the future.

Modern interior design

Room for more comfort

The interior offers maximum feel-good features: dimmable LED lights in the ceiling create an ambience of natural light. The smart storage of the gas cylinders in the roof offers more space and enhanced comfort for passengers. What is more, the innovative rail mechanism makes the passenger compartment easy to clean and maintain.

The cockpit of the future

Ergonomics on the road

The spacious cockpit offers the driver every comfort while strictly observing ergonomic guidelines. The driver's seat is seamlessly integrated into the overall design and provides the driver with a clear view, thus improving general road safety.

The road map towards environmental sustainability and economic efficiency
Cost calculations put into practice

Economic efficiency

The new MAN Lion's City G paves the way in eco-friendliness thanks to numerous technological innovations. Low consumption and cheap natural gas, in comparison to other fossil fuels, make the MAN Lion's City G highly economical from its very first journey.

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Technology and perfection in practice


An improved E18 natural gas engine with a higher torque, optimised gas cylinders and a lighter design put the full power of innovation on the road.

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The new MAN Lion's City G is unbeatable when it comes to driving comfort and design, just like the rest of the city bus range. Its reliable design based on the MAN Lion's City, signature high-quality interior and low emissions make it the premium choice among eco-buses.

Your benefits at a glance

Natural gas pays off long-term
Source: erdgas mobil GmbH / Bundesverband Güterkraftverkehr Logistik und Entsorgung (BGL) e.V.

The difference between the price of diesel and natural gas is growing worldwide

The increasing scarcity of the crude oil supplies and the resulting price trend is also turning global gas reserves into an economically important alternative energy.

More and more countries trust in MAN technology
MAN natural gas buses are used the world over

MAN is the market leader in Europe

In Europe, MAN is the market and technology leader for natural gas buses. As the manufacturer of MAN complete buses, chassis and engines, we have decades of expertise in this growing market.

The CNG bus in the green city

MAN CNG buses with biogas are almost CO2-neutral

The use of processed biogas in MAN CNG technology is a largely CO2-neutral production technology par excellence. For instance, it enables around 1,000 MAN CNG buses powered by biogas to be operated successfully in 23 cities in Sweden – and with extreme reliability: each bus is driven a distance up to 1.5 million kilometres.

A bus powered by innovation and natural gas

Step on the gas for the environment

MAN is rising to the challenge of sustainably reducing exhaust gas emissions in cities. The performance figures of MAN natural gas engines satisfy the requirements of modern urban traffic. Long service intervals, easy servicing and lower fuel costs pay off for you.


MAN M-PULSE: Sustainable mobility and efficient transport solutions

With the innovative motto M-PULSE, pioneer and visionary MAN delivers the deciding impulse for the transport world of tomorrow. At the core of this new motto lies sustainable mobility, an emission-free future and the discovery and implementation of efficient and economical transport solutions.

MAN Lion’s City G helps you make the switch to alternative drives

Alternative drives ensure your fleet is set for the future. Our experts support you every step of the way – from the initial information to the successful expansion of your fleet. MAN Transport Solutions is your expert partner for the cost and benefit-optimised integration of buses with electric, hybrid and gas drives into your fleet.

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Your benefits

MAN Transport Solutions will enable you to harness the benefits of alternative drives strategically and cost-effectively.

  • Individual planning of vehicle deployment and fleet integration
  • Planning of the charging infrastructure and energy supply
  • Employee training and support for your service workshop

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