Rear Engine - modern powerful and fuel-efficient
The engine in the Volvo B7R, the Volvo D7, is a modern 7-litre, six-cylinder diesel engine with a turbocharger and an intercooler. The engine delivers 290 hp, with a maximum torque of 1200 Nm. The engine meets Euro III Emission Standards.
The hydraulic retarder provides a good complement to normal braking, which considerably reduces wear on the brake pads. The hydraulic retarder, mounted on the gearbox output is a standard fitment on Volvo B7R.
Powerful disc brakes
Volvo B7R has highly efficient electronic braking system with EBS5added to compact design with ventilated discs for better cooling. The braking system ensures high safety, immense durability and longer service life. ABS anti-locking brakes are available as an option to further enhance safety levels. Asbestos-free brake pads have long been fitted as standard on all Volvo buses.
High performance gearbox
Volvo B7R has a manual gearbox, the ZF 6S 1380BD, with 6 forward and 1 reverse speed, which are fully synchronised - ensuring easy operations. Gearbox is lighter due to aluminium housing on Volvo B7R.