The Volvo B8R – MCV eVoTor can be your next leap in productivity. An attractively priced coach with 53 or 55 seats, based on the Volvo B8R chassis. Superior fuel efficiency and renowned reliability will keep cost down and uptime up. Your passengers will appreciate the pleasant interior climate as well as the ride comfort. Simply put, a workhorse and a money-maker.
The Volvo B8R chassis has a track record of outstanding reliability. A strong basic structure, perfectly in tune with the powerful and fuel-efficient driveline provide a solid platform for a reliable coach. Add to that long service intervals and individually adapted maintenance plans that further cut maintenance cost.
The Volvo B8R – MCV eVoTor comes as a 53-seat coach that includes a toilet, or a fully seated variant with 55 seats. The seats feature high-quality moquette and synthetic leather upholstery, while the sides are covered in smooth textile fabric. And above the seats, full-length luggage racks offer generous space for your passengers’ hand luggage.
|Permitted GVW||19,500 kg|
|55 seats or 53 + toilet*|
|Cloth and leather upholstery|
|Powerful 34 kW air conditioner|
|USB charging points|
|Overhead luggage racks + 9 m3 luggage compartment|
|Wheelchair lift (optional)|
*The toilet can be dismantled and the area converted into seating
|Spacious driver’s environment with wide range of individual adjustments for outstanding ergonomics and comfort|
|Instrument cluster with enhanced HMI|
|ISRI Driver’s seat – Air suspension driver seat, fully adjustable, with lumber support, headrest, hands-free microphone, three-point seatbelt.|
A powerful engine does not necessarily use more fuel. In fact, it can be the other way round. An engine with sufficient power reserves can run at optimally fuel-efficient revs for a larger share of the operating time. Simply getting more power from every drop of fuel. In addition, several fuel-saving Volvo technologies help the driver to maintain the average speed without increased consumption. The savings can be monitored in detail in Volvo Connect.
|Diesel engine||Volvo D8K, 6-cylinder, in-line diesel engine with common rail injection|
|Emissions standard||Euro 6|
|Power output||350 hp (standard) 320 hp (optional)|
|Volvo I-Shift Automated Mechanical Transmission (AMT), or ZF 6AP1420B Automatic Transmission|
|Retarder is standard on all transmissions|
|Electronically controlled air suspension with kneeling function available on all variants|
|Volvo Beam Axle (front), and Volvo’s single reduction rear axle with optimised ratios|
|Collision Warning with Emergency Brake (CW-EB)|
|Electronic Braking System (EBS 5)|
|Electronic Stability Control (ESC)|
|Volvo Engine Brake (VEB) and Brake Blending function|
Volvo offers an array of intelligent functions helping the driver to drive safely, avoid incidents and protecting from injuries and damage. Excellent visibility and ergonomics help the driver to stay focused and alert.
|Collision Warning with Emergency Brake|
|Lane Keeping Support|
|Driver Alert Support|
Safety is a cornerstone already in the initial phases of our product development. Drivability, road handling and a predictable behaviour is the foundation for Volvo’s holistic safety architecture, aiming at our vision of zero accidents.
|Electronic Stability Control|
Volvo has the industry’s strongest reputation for safety innovations. The Volvo B8R is equipped with a sturdy internal structure and several protective features that significantly reduce the risk of serious injuries in the unlikely event of a collision.
|Front Impact Protection|
|Knee Impact Protection|
|Front Underrun Protection|
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