Wright Renown

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Wright Renown
Transdev York 1015, 2011-02-10.jpg
Transdev York Wright Renown bodied Volvo B10BLE in York in February 2011
Overview
Manufacturer Wrightbus
Production 1997 - 2002
Assembly Ballymena, Northern Ireland
Body and chassis
Doors 1 or 2
Floor type Low entry
Chassis Volvo B10BLE
Powertrain
Engine Volvo DH10A-245
Capacity 41 seated
Chronology
Predecessor Wright Liberator
Successor Wright Eclipse

The Wright Renown was a low entry single-decker bus body built on the Volvo B10BLE chassis by Wrightbus between 1997 and 2002.

A total of 867 were produced with Arriva, FirstGroup, Go-Ahead Group and Transdev Blazefield purchasers. Bus Éireann purchased 19 for use in Ireland.[1]

The Renown was superseded by the Eclipse on the Volvo B7L chassis, but due to unpopularity of the chassis, Wright developed the Eclipse Urban on the Volvo B7RLE chassis, which became the true successor of the Renown.[2]

References

  1. ^ Wright Renown Bus Lists on the Web
  2. ^ "The Model Page" Bus & Coach Preservation October 2017 page 62

External links

Media related to Wright Renown at Wikimedia Commons
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