Renault PR180.2

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Renault PR 180.2
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Transperth JW Bolton bodied PR180.2 in Perth in November 2006
Overview
Manufacturer Renault Véhicules Industriels

The Renault PR180.2 is an articulated bus chassis produced by Renault Véhicules Industriels in Lyon, France. The PR180.2 is based on Renault's popular PR100.2 rigid bus, and shares many common components. Once a common sight in many French cities, most PR180.2s are now at the end of their useful lives and reside with small private operators.

The Renault PR180.2 was designed around an interesting and unusual concept. Most articulated buses only have one driving axle - either the centre axle or the rear axle, however, the PR180.2 features two driving axles - centre and rear.

In Australia ACTION purchased 34[1] and Transperth 65.[2] The ACTION buses were badged as Macks and bodied by Ansair, the Transperth examples as Renaults and bodied by JW Bolton. All retained the PR100 front-end.

References[edit]

  1. ^ ACTION Fleet Summary ACT Bus Wiki
  2. ^ PR180.2 Perth Bus