Hyundai Aero City

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Hyundai Aero City
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Overview
Manufacturer Hyundai
Production 1991-present
Designer Mitsubishi Fuso (1991-1994), Hyundai Motor Company Design Center (1994-present)
Body and chassis
Class Rear wheel drive vehicles
Body style Bus
Platform Mitsubishi Fuso Bus Chassis (1991-1994), Hyundai Bus Chassis (1994-present)
Related Hyundai Global 900, Bering Aero City, Bering Gloal 900
Powertrain
Transmission Hyundai/Mitsubishi (manual), ZF/Allison (automatic)
Chronology
Predecessor Hyundai RB

The Hyundai Aero City (hangul:현대 에어로시티) is a heavy-duty bus built by Hyundai Motor Company and primarily used as a city and intercity bus. It is distinguishable by a front 'Aero City' badge, but the common Hyundai badge is usually on the rear.

The model's principal competitor is the Daewoo BS/BM bus series, but it also competed against the now-discontinued Kia AM bus series (originally Asia AM).

Models[edit]

The Aero City was built on the Mitsubishi Fuso bus chassis until 1994, when Hyundai created its own bus chassis. The Aero City has been produced under many different names. The current models include:

  • New Super Aero City F/L (restyled): manufactured since late 2007. Also available in L model.
  • New Super Aero City low floor F/L (restyled): long wheelbase with handicapped entry, manufactured since 2008; uses Allison or ZF transmission.
  • Unicity: a variant of the New Super Aero City F/L with coach bus elements. Manufactured since late 2011.
  • Bluecity: a CNG-electric hybrid variant of the New Super Aero City low floor F/L. Manufactured since late 2011.
  • Greencity: a shorter version of the New Super Aero City F/L.

Past models include:

  • Aero City 520/540: built on the Mitsubishi Fuso Aero chasis from 1991 to 1994.
  • Aero City 520/540/540L/540SL (new model): built on Hyundai's own chassis, manufactured from 1994 to 2001. Also available in L and SL models (L and SL models have a slightly lower decked floor).
  • Super Aero City: manufactured from 2000 to 2004. Also available in L and SL models.
  • Super Aero City low floor: long wheelbase with handicapped entry, manufactured in 2004; uses Allison or ZF transmission.
  • New Super Aero City: manufactured from 2005 to 2007. Also available in L model.
  • New Super Aero City low floor: long wheelbase with handicapped entry, manufactured from 2005 to 2008; uses Allison or ZF transmission.
  • Global 900: a shorter version of the Super Aero City and New Super Aero City.

See also[edit]