Volvo B9R

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Volvo B9R
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Overview
Manufacturer Volvo
Body and chassis
Floor type Step entrance
Powertrain
Engine Volvo D9A/D9B 9.0L rear-mounted I-6
Transmission 6-speed manual
I-Shift automated
Dimensions
Curb weight 19000 kg maximum GVW

The Volvo B9R is a rear-engined coach chassis built by Volvo. It can be built with bodies up to 13m long and a maximum gross weight of 19,000 kg.

The B9R is equipped with a rear-mounted Volvo 9.0-litre 6-cylinder diesel engine under the floor, producing 380 bhp (283 kW; 385 PS) and torque of 1,700 N·m (1,254 lb·ft).[1]

The Plaxton Panther is built on the B9R chassis and provides 53 seats.[2] The Sunsundegui bodywork provides a 55 seat arrangement.[3]

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