Volvo Buses


Volvo 9400 B8R Specifications

Dimensions and weights

Model 12M 13.5M
Overall length 12000 13500
Overall width  2600 2600
Overall height 3600 3600
Permitted GVW 18,000 kg 18,000kg


Emission standard BS VI OBD I  
Engine Volvo D8K, 6-cylinder, in-line diesel engine with common rail injection  
Max.Torque 1200 Nm @ 1200 - 1600 rpm  
Transmission Synchromesh manual gearbox with long service life and lower maintenance costs, thereby improving driver comfort and passenger comfort  

Fuel tanks

Diesel (L) 450lt (350+150) 600lt (300+300)
AdBlue® (L) 50 50

Body Specifications

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  
Rear glass on panel Single, toughened  
Outside Rear view mirrors Electrically adjustable  


Model 12M 13.5M
Type Reclining without calf-support - std Reclining without calf-support std
Nos 43 seats w/o c/s + 1 Driver +1 Co - Driver 47 seats w/o c/s + 1 Driver +1 Co - Driver
Model V05 V05

Luggage space

Model 12M Seater 13.5M Seater 13.5M Sleeper
Overall space 10 m3 11.5 m3 6.5 m3

Axles,suspension and steering

Front axle Rigid,steerable and non- driven  
Rear axle Full floating,non - steerable and driven  
Suspension Electronically Controlled Suspension (ECS) System provides extremely precise regulation of the ride height.
Telescopic type hydraulic, front & rear axle
Power steering Integral hydraulic power assisted steering  
Tyres 295/ 80 R 22.5 18 PR,Tubeless Radials  
Rims Steel or aluminium rims available  


Brake systems Electronic Vehicle Stability Control (EVSC)
  Volvo disc brakes (EBS)
  Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
  Parking brake(Air operated acting on rear wheels)
  Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)


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