Hino Blue Ribbon
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|Hino Blue Ribbon|
|Body and chassis|
|Transmission||Hino (manual)/ZF (automatic)|
Hino RS Skeleton(Tourist coach)
|Successor||Hino S'elega (Tourist coach)|
The Hino Blue Ribbon (kana:日野・ブルーリボン) is a heavy-duty bus built by Hino. The range was primarily available as city bus and tourist coach.
- RB10-P (1960)
- RB10 (1961)
- RC10-P (1961)
- RC100-P (1962)
- RE100 (1967)
- RC300/320 (1967)
- RE101/121/141/161 (1977)
- RC301/321/381 (1977)
- RC701P/721P (1979)
- K-RE101/121/141/161 (1980)
- K-RC301/321/381 (1980)
Blue Ribbon (1982-2000)
One-step and two-step
The Blue Ribbon introduced in 1982, The RT/RU22 engine is EM100 6-cylinedr, 9.4 litre (225ps) diesel engine. The HT/HU22 engine is ER200 6-cylinder, 11.6 litre (225ps) diesel engine. The HT/HT23, HT/HU2M engine is M10U 6-cylinder, 9.9 litre (230ps) diesel engine.
The Blue Ribbon non-step (low-floor) is introduced in 1997 Tokyo Motor Show. The HU2P engine is P11C 6-cylinder, 10.5 litre (250ps) diesel engine with turbocharger. The HU2P transmission is ZF Ecomat automatic transmission standard.
- HU2P (1997)
- KC-HU2P (1998)
Blue Ribbon (FHI 7E body) U-HT2MMAAkai
Blue Ribbon (Tourist coach, 1982-1990)
Blue Ribbon HIMR
HIMR is hybrid vehicle. Induction motor and batteries equipped in car. When vehicle start, motor assist engine, and braking, motor operating as electric retarder, and accumlate energy to battery.
Blue Ribbon City (2000-2005)
- Engine: P11C (turbocharged: 250PS or 300PS)
- Transmission: 5-speed manual or ZF Ecomat (non-step: standard)
FCHV-BUS: the 1st of fuel cell bus in Japan, based KL-HU2PM.
Blue Ribbon City HIMR (2001-2005)/Hybrid (2005-present)
- Engine: J08C (turbocharged: 177 kW/240PS) with motor-assisted
- Engine: J08E-1M (turbocharged: 177 kW/240PS) with motor-assisted
- Engine: J08E-1M (turbocharged: 206 kW/280PS) with motor-assisted
- HU1J is one-step model, battery changed to Ni-MH. And HU8J is non-step model, equipped 4 Ni-MH batteries from Toyota Prius on the roof.
Blue Ribbon City FCHV bus (Version 2002)
Blue Ribbon II (2004-present)
The Hino Blue Ribbon II is a rebadged Isuzu Erga.
- KL-KV280L1/N1 (2004)
- PJ-KV234L1/N1/Q1 (2004)
- PDG/PKG-KV234L2/N2/Q2 (2007)
- LKG/LDG-KV234L3/N3/Q3 (2010)
- QPG/QKG/QDG-KV234L3/N3/Q3 (2012)
|Production||February 1971 - June 1972|
|Assembly||Busan, South Korea|
|Body and chassis|
|Class||High Speed Bus|
|Related||Hino Blue Ribbon RC Series|
|Engine||Hino DK20-T Turbo-Diesel|
Shinjin RC420TP is a rear engine high speed bus licence build from Hino Blue Ribbon RC Series bus.
|Shinjin RC420TP - driver side : |
|Shinjin RC420TP - passenger side : |
|Larger picture of Shinjin RC020 : |
Shinjin high speed RC420TP was introduced on February 1971. The body was used from Hino RC300P series, but used the longer Hino RC320P chassis. This series were equip with the Hino's DK20-T turbo-diesel engine. The last one was produced on June 1972. Only 67 units were made before GM Korea took over. Other version, the RC420 sub series were also made with leaf spring suspension system.
- (Korean) 기업연혁: 신진자동차 (Production information)
- (Korean) 기업연혁: G.M코리아 (End date reason)
- (Korean) 버스와 트럭의 운전게임 마 이 티 M.I.G.H.T.Y
- (Korean) 신진 RC420 이 있었다? (Discussion on Shinjin RC420 bus)
- (Korean) 대우 자동차, 이름, 뜻,종류 (Successor of High Speed Bus Class)
- (Japanese) 若松様から頂いた写真のうち、1986年に撮影したものです。 (1971 Hino RC300P)
- (Korean) RC420TP 고속버스 (Pictures of Shinjin RC420TP High Speed Bus)
- (Korean) 1971~72년에 생산된 신진히노 RC420TP의 원형을 찾아봤습니다 (Body/Chassis differences)
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