Wright Renown

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Wright Renown
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A Transdev Lancashire United Volvo B10BLE/Wright Renown, in Blackburn, Lancashire.
Manufacturer Wrightbus
Assembly Ballymena, Northern Ireland
Body and chassis
Doors 1 or 2
Floor type Low entry
Chassis Volvo B10BLE
Engine Volvo DH10A-245
Capacity 41 seated
Predecessor Wright Liberator
Successor Wright Eclipse

The Wright Renown is a low entry single-decker bus body built on Volvo B10BLE chassis by Wrightbus in Ballymena, Northern Ireland.

Over 800 Renowns were built between 1997 and 2002, making it somewhat more successful than the B10L-based Liberator.

The Renown was replaced by the Eclipse (later Eclipse Metro) on Volvo B7L chassis, but due to unpopularity of the chassis, Wright developed the Eclipse Urban on Volvo B7RLE chassis, which became the true successor of the Renown.

External links

  • Media related to Wright Renown at Wikimedia Commons
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