Volvo B12B

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Volvo B12B
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Grenda's Bus Service Volgren bodied Volvo B12B
Overview
Manufacturer Volvo
Assembly Sweden, Egypt,[1] China
Body and chassis
Doors 1
Floor type Step entrance
Powertrain
Engine Volvo 6-cylinder turbodiesel[2]
Capacity 51-100 seated
Dimensions
Length 12-15 metres
Width 2.55 metres
Height 3.45-4.4 metres
Chronology
Predecessor Volvo B12
Volvo B10B
Successor Volvo B13R

The Volvo B12B was a rear-engined coach and intercity bus chassis built by Volvo. It is built as a direct replacement of Volvo B12 in the European market and the Volvo B10B.

The B12B could be fitted with Volvo DH12C (later DH12D and DH12E) 6-cylinder 12-litre engine, coupled to a Volvo-automated, ZF automatic, or more recently, Volvo I-Shift transmission.

Volvo also developed a low-entry variant of B12B, known as the Volvo B12BLE, for intercity and city operations.

The Volvo B12B has been superseded by the Volvo B13R with a 13-litre engine.

See also

External links

  • Product description in Volvo website

References

  1. ^ http://www.ghabbourauto.com/
  2. ^ http://www.volvobuses.com/SiteCollectionDocuments/VBC/United_Kingdom_and_Ireland/Downloads/b12b_ifs_rhd_6x2.pdf
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