Volvo B10R

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Volvo B10R
TrønderBilene Säffle-bodied B10R in Levanger
Manufacturer Volvo
Production 1978-1992
Assembly Sweden
Body and chassis
Class Bus chassis
Floor type Step entrance
Engine 9.6-litre horizontally rear-mounted I-6
Volvo THD100[1]
Predecessor Volvo B59
Successor Volvo B10B

The Volvo B10R was a rear-engined bus chassis manufactured by Volvo between 1978 and 1992. It was as its predecessor, the B59, aimed as a citybus chassis, and was succeeded by the more versatile B10B in 1992.[2]

The B10Rs were bodied mainly by Aabenraa for Denmark, by Säffle and Aabenraa for Sweden by Arna, Säffle, by Hess in Switzerland, by Camo, Salvador Caetano and Irmãos Mota in Portugal and VBK for Norway.

In Australia, a few B10Rs were operated by Busways, Hornibrook Bus Lines and Surfside Buslines.[3][4][5]


  1. ^ Commercial catalogue - Applications Letrika
  2. ^ Low floor Volvo KOs deckers Commercial Motor 4 July 1978
  3. ^ Busways Australian Bus Fleet Lists
  4. ^ Hornibrook Bus Lines Australian Bus Fleet Lists
  5. ^ Surfside Bus Lines Australian Bus Fleet Lists

External links

  • Media related to Volvo B10R at Wikimedia Commons
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