Volvo Buses


Volvo 9400 B8R Specifications

    Wheel base   6200
    Width  2600
    Length 12000
    Height  3600
    Front track 2054
    Rear track  1837
    Ground clearance  209
    Chassis frame  All Steel, Ladder Type
    Turning radius  10.25m

    D8K engine is a six cylinder, direct injection diesel engine with cylinder volume of 7.7 litres. Features a turbocharger, inter-cooler and electronically controlled fuel injection. It has a common rail fuel system where the fuel injectors are controlled by ECM. The engine offers a broad torque range, lower fuel consumption and long service life.


    Model  D8K6300
    Type  Direct injection, Diesel
    No. of cylinders  6
    Displacement  7.7 ltr
    Max. power  300 hp @ 2200 rpm
    Max. torque  1200 Nm @ 1200 - 1600 rpm
    Emission Norm  BS VI OBD I
    GVW 18000
    FAW  6500
    RAW  11500
    Kerb weight with 90% fuel (with spare wheel, tools,etc.) 13100
    Grade ability  14.5 degrees

    Synchromesh manual gearbox with long service life and lower maintenance costs, thereby improving driver comfort and passenger safety.

    No. of gears

    6 forward & 1 reverse



    Front axle 

    Rigid, steerable and non- driven

    Rear axle 

    Full floating,non - steerable and driven

    Type Integral hydraulic power assisted steering
    Steering wheel diameter 500 mm

    The Electronically Controlled Suspension (ECS) System provides extremely precise regulation of the ride height and very high level of comfort. Each air spring assembly is accompanied by a telescopic damper and anti rollbar is included in the rear and front suspension.



    Full air suspension

    No. of air bellows

    2 at front + 4 at rear 

    Antiroll bar

    Front & rear axle

    Shock absorbers 

    Telescopic type hydraulic,

    front & rear axle

    Lifting mechanism 

    Electronic level control

    (part of the ECS), 02 positions;

    Drive &lift

    Tyre size

    295/ 80 R 22.5 18 PR, Tubeless Radials 

    Rim size

    8.25” x 22.5”

    Laden tyre pressure



    8.78 kg/cm2


    8.43 kg/cm2



    Electronic Braking System (EBS) with a pneumatic back up.The EBS control unit regulates the entire braking sequence and includes ABS, dual circuit full air disc brakes with EBS Electronic Braking System.


    Anti-lock braking system Standard
    Electronic Vehicle Stability Control (EVSC) Standard
    Front  Disc brakes
    Rear  Disc brakes
    Parking brake  Air operated acting on rear wheels
    Hill Start Aid Standard (Manual)
    Type  Reclining without calf-support-std
    Nos 43 seats w/o c/s + 1 Driver + 1 Co- Driver + RHS Rear Emergency Door
    Model  V05
    Nos  2 (Rotomoulded)
    Capacity  450 lt (300L + 150L)
    AdBlue Tank 50 ltr
    Body type Galvanized tubular structure with anti-corrosive paint for rust prevention
    Service door  Standard : 01 at front,710 mm width (Electro pneumatic)
    Interior flooring  Boiling water proof ply + FR grade
    Roof panel - Outer  GI sheet
    Interior flooring material  Antiskid vinyl flooring
    Outer Panel  Stainless Steel
    Roof lining  Soft fabric
    AC Duct Individual AC vents
    Side wall & Floor lining  Antiskid Vinyl
    Front windshield  Single piece, laminated
    Side window glass  Single piece, toughened
    Rear glass on panel Single, toughened
    Outside Rear view mirrors Electrically adjustable
    Inside Rear view mirrors Manually operated
    Air conditioner  Main engine driven
    Driver Door Standard
    Luggage Compartment  10m3
    System voltage  24 V
    Battery  2 x 12 V 165 Ah
    Alternator 2 x 110 A
    Invertor  300 VA
    Dual Tone Horn 24 V (low-335 Hz, high - 450Hz)
    Head lights (Low beam, high beam and additional high beam 90 mm clear lens, halogen lamp
    End outline marker light  Front and rear
    Fog lamp  Front and rear
    Rear combination light Step + Position + Reverse +Indicator
    Side Direction Indicators  1 on each side
    Roof mounted lamps 1000 mm - 3 nos & 300 mm - 2 nos
    LED Destination Board 975 x 312 x 51 mm (1 front + 1 rear)
    Horn (electric)  Standard
    Reading lamp Standard
    Rear view camera Standard 1 no.
    Mobile Charging Point  One at every seat on both LHS and RHS

    The bus is equipped with the BEA2 BP (Bridge Plan) and electronic data bus system. It is also used for data transmission,bus system control, monitoring and coordination of all devices installed on the bus, besides providing diagnostic information for driver and workshop.

    Television Automotive grade, 24”, LCD foldable with USB and HDMI port 
    Amplifier Standard
    DVD with FM Standard
    Speaker One above every twin seat
    Mic Standard
    Emergency cut-off switch Standard
    Hooter & blinker switch Standard
    Emergency Light Battery  2 x 12 V 5Ah
    Emergency exit  1 at RHS rear with collapsible steps -Standard. All Side Window Glasses
    with Breakable safety glass
    Emergency hammers  Standard (for all side windows)
    Roof escape hatches  Standard - 2 nos (1 front + 1 rear)
    Emergency switches for service door Both inside and outside
    Speed Limiter  Standard
    Self illuminating decals  Standard (on all emergency exits, gangway, hammer positions & fire
    Seat Belt Driver Co-Driver (3P), First and
    last row (2P)
    Luggage Guard  Standard
    Engine Hatch Sensor Standard
    Fire Detection &
    Suppression System (FDSS)
    Engine Compartment
    Vehicle Location Tracking (VLT) Standard with Emergency panic
    buttons at every 2 meters (LHS & RHS)
    Reverse Parking Assist Systems (RPAS) Standard
    Fire extinguisher  Standard - 2 nos (6 kg each)
    First Aid box Standard - 1 no
    P A System Standard - 1 no
    Side Under run Protection Device (SUPD) Yes
    Front Under run Protection System (FUPS) Yes
    Front Impact Protection System (FIPS) Yes
    Chemical Toilet  LHS middle
    Passenger seat belt  2-point
    Service Door  1 at middle (Electro pneumatic)
    Paint Metallic
    TV monitor  Middle
    Ice box  In Luggage compartment
    Seats With calf support
    Fuel Tank  600 ltr
    Fire Detection & Suppression System (FDSS) Luggage Compartment
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