Volkswagen Volksbus

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Volkswagen Volksbus
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Volksbus 17.240 with a CAIO body on a Brazilian street.
Body and chassis
Doors 1 to 3 doors
Floor type step entrance
Volksbus 18.310 OT with a Marcopolo body on a Colombian way
Volksbus 17.240 with a Marcopolo body on a Brazilian street
Volksbus 17.230 EOD with a Marcopolo body on a Brazilian street

The Volkswagen Volksbus is a range of bus chassis produced by the Brazilian manufacturer Volkswagen Trucks and Buses from 1993 to present.

Today Volkswagen Trucks and Buses produce bus chassis in the 5 to 18 tonne category, the majority of them are powered by MWM engines.

Variants[edit]

Note: E = Electronic versions, D = Front engine, T = Rear engine

  • 8.140 CO
  • 8.150 OD
  • 8.150 EOD
  • 9.150 OD
  • 9.150 EOD
  • 15.180 EOD
  • 16.180 CO
  • 16.210 CO Euro II
  • 17.210 OD
  • 17.210 EOD
  • 17.240 OT
  • 17.260 EOT
  • 18.310 OT
  • 18.310 OT Titan
  • 18.320 EOT

Current range[edit]

Minibus
  • 5.140 EOD
  • 8.120 OD Euro III
  • 8.150 OD (Export)
  • 8.150 EOD
Microbus
  • 9.150 OD (Export)
  • 9.150 EOD
Medium
  • 15.180 EOD
  • 15.190 EOD
  • 17.210 EOD
  • 17.230 EOD
  • 17.260 EOT
Coach
  • 18.320 EOT

Conversions[edit]

All bodies are assembled by private coachbuilders. The coachbuilders then manufacture them to desired configuration e.g. school bus, shuttle bus, tour bus & coach buses etc.

Main users of Volksbus chassis' are:

South American manufacturers


South African manufacturers

References[edit]

External links[edit]