Wright Commander

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Wright Commander
Arriva Buses Wales Cymru 2509 CX05AAE (8717629082).jpg
Arriva Buses Wales Wright Commander bodied VDL SB200 in Llandudno in May 2013
Manufacturer Wrightbus
Production 2002 - 2007
Assembly Ballymena, Northern Ireland
Body and chassis
Doors 1 or 2
Floor type Low floor
Low entry
Chassis DAF/VDL SB200
Engine Cummins ISBe
Transmission Voith
Length 12.0 metres
Width 2.5 metres
Height 3.0 metres
Successor Wright Pulsar

The Wright Commander was a low-floor single-decker bus body built on the DAF/VDL SB200 chassis by Wrightbus between 2002 and 2007.[1]


Visually and structurally, it is a larger version of the Wright Cadet. Along with the Cadet, it perpetuated the 'Classic' styling for several years after the Scania (Axcess-Floline) and Volvo (Renown) based equivalents had been phased out. Of the 315 produced, 288 were purchased by Arriva including 188 for its Netherlands subsidiary.[2][3][4]

The Commander was superseded by the Pulsar.


  1. ^ Commander Wrightbus
  2. ^ Wright Commander Bus Lists on the Web
  3. ^ Three Firsts for Wrightbus as Commader is handed over Wrightbus 1 February 2002
  4. ^ Expotech Wins Another Significant Order from Netherlands Wrightbus October 2002

External links

Media related to Wright Commander at Wikimedia Commons
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