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VOLVO 7900

LHD, RFS, 4x2, Euro 5, EEV

Dimensions & Weights


Overall dimensions Overall length ....12084 +15/-30 mm Overall height at radiator cover..3230 mm Overall height at the front wall 2866 mm Wheelbase ....................................5945 mm Front overhang .......2704 +10/-15 mm Rear overhang ................3435 15 mm Overall width ................................... 2550 mm Overall width with blinkers.........2629mm Track width with tyres ....275/70R22.5 and rims ...........................7.50-22.5 Track, front/rear ....2088 mm/1887 mm Width between door wings ....1200 mm Entrance height at doors* .....340 mm Floor height at middle entrance ..360 mm *- non- loaded bus; in accord. with Directive 2001/85/EC Turning circle (tyres 275/70R22,5; outer front corner / outer front wheel ............... ....................................10836 mm / 8859 mm Lock angle inner wheel ............530 +/-10 Approach/departure angle ...........6.10/60 Weights:** Permitted front axle load .......7100 kg Permitted rear axle load ..........12000 kg GVW ............................................19000 kg

Engine
6-cylinder, 4-stroke turbo-charged intercooled diesel with overhead valves and electronically controlled direct injection. On-board diagnostic, Volvo EMS2 engine control system, Engine software protection and on-board diagnostic to detect, warn and to take action for malfunctions leading to increased emission. Engine fullls Euro 5 emission requirements. Bore .................................................120 mm Stroke ..................................................138 mm Displacement ...............................9.36 dm3 (l) Compression ratio................................18:1 D9B 260 hp Output ISO 1585............193 kW (262 hp) at....................................32 r/s (1900 r/m) Torque ISO 1585.......1100 Nm (112 kpm) at.....................15-25 r/s (900-1500 r/m) D9B 310 hp Output ISO 1585 ........228 kW (310 hp) at.....................................28 r/s (1700 r/m) Torque ISO 1585.......1400 Nm (143 kpm) at...................18-25 r/s (1100-1500 r/m) Optional.....................Automatic oil ller (6 l) Fuel tanks Mounted above front wheel arch, on the left or right hand side. Fuel tank capacity..215, 250, 270, 300l

Exhaust and Cooling System


Stainless steel exhaust system with SCR catalytic converter. AdBlue pump and 30 l urea tank. Catalytic converter is integrated with the silencer. On Board Diagnostics that alerts the driver if the level of air pollutants in the exhaust gases is excessive, and when AdBlue relling is needed. Fluid cooled, pressurized, sealed cooling system, pump driven by the engine. Coolant lter of the tube and n heat exchanger type radiator. Roof mounted cooling module. Optional..............................................Pre-cat

Transmission
6AP1400B AIS, Automatic Idle Shift, neutral when bus stops. 6-speed fully automatic gearbox with integrated retarder and electronic control system. Voith D864.5 ANS - auto neutral at stop. 4-speed fully automatic gearbox with integral retarder and electronic control system. The torque converter also functions as a retarder. ZF 6AP Voith 1400B D864.5 Torque converter ........... .2.16:1 .....5.05:1 1st gear ............................3.36:1 .....1.36:1 2nd gear ...........................1.91:1 .....1.00:1 3rd gear ................................1.42:1 ......0.73:1 4th gear ....................1.00:1 .............5th gear ....................0.72:1 .............6th gear ....................0.62:1 .............Reverse ...............................4.24:1 ......4.30:1 Available 3 or 6-buttons gear selector and kick down function.

brake, brake assistant, automatic diff lock, lining wear sensing and analysis, automatic calibration after brake pad change. System operating pressure ..........10.8bar Compressor capacity at 10 bar and engine speed 33 r/s (2000 r/m) .................................16,5 dm3/s (1000 l/m) Compressor ratio ..............................1.35:1 Air tanks standard - Primary....................................2x30 dm3 (l) - Front circuit................................30 dm3 (l) - Rear circuit.................................30 dm3 (l) - Park circuit..................................30 dm3 (l) Compressed air system can easily be lled from external circuit. Handbrake Air operated spring brake acting directly on the rear wheels. Application is innitely variable by means of a control on the fascia.

electrically or manually operated; with emergency exit mechanisms.

Doors and Door System


ISAF double doors inward gliding on all positions pneumatically powered with single bronze tinted glazing. Door operation available in a range of combinations. Control via button/joystick or both with various safety function combinations for door operation available. Can be tted with 8 mm square male or key cylinder locks for door1 locked from inside or outside. Door congurations .........2+2+2; 2+2+0 Door buttons for driver right hand operated. External emergency valves at all doors. Mechanical or electrical access ramp at second door.

Ventilation, Heating and AC System


Water heating system with 2-pipe convectors and blower heating for drivers area, door1, pram area and door2 if tted. Available ventilation units in roof channels with or without heating and roof air conditioning unit with heating + cooling. Drivers cabin has convector or blower heating and can have own AC system. Door1 entrance can be heated by electrical mats in oor, preventing icing. A Multiplex 3 or 4-knob control panel enables manual or automatic setting of the climate parameters in the bus. External temp. meter installed and optional interior temp. meter. Convector heating: Output.............................................551W/m Weight..............................................3.1kg/m Blower heating for drivers area, door1, pram area and door2: data per blower Output ...............................................2.8 kW Air ow .........................................156 m3/h Weight ................................................2.7 kg Total power output from convektors and blowers...........2.1 to 3.4kW depending on spec. Additional heater heats the passenger compartment, defrosts the windscreen and preheats the engine. Available 7-day timer for programming the heater. Additional heater capacity...............30 kW Fuel consumption ...........................4,0kg/h Additional heater fuel tank.....................40l Defroster: Air ow, min/max ....446 m3/h / 731 m3/h Heat output, min/max ...........7 kW/15 kWAir Conditioning system for cooling and heating the passengers compartment. AC type .................Sutrak 136 type II or III Cooling capacity type II ..............29,3 kW Cooling capacity type III .............33,7 kW Heating capacity, type II/III.......42/46 kW Weight, type II / III ...............165 / 210 kg Roof mounted drivers AC unit .....3,5 kW

Vehicle Structure
The body is based on the patented Volvo Bus concept,where an aluminium alloy providing superior corrosion resistance is used. The structure is made of extruded aluminium prole. Chassis oor structure built-up by steel RHS-proles, welded together with open c-prole cross-members. The combined aluminium and steel frame combines good stability with low weight and gives long service life and increased loading capabilities. Rigidity provides good stability and driving.

Rear Axle and Tyres


Rear axle Portal (drop centre), single reduction axle with low offset 87 input from the engine via the propeller shaft. Three axle ratios available: 5.27:1, 5.77:1, 6.21:1. Tyres & Rims 10-stud steel disc wheels. Zink wheelnut protectors. Dual driving axle wheels. Extra spare wheel, tool kit, warning triangle. Rims........................................................Tyres 7.5x22.5..........................275/70R22.5

Glazing
Glued one-piece panoramic wind screen, clear or green tinted, side windows with single or double glazing tinted, rear window with single glazing tinted only. All glazing, bronze tinted apart from drivers window which is clear only. Drivers side double glazed window manually operated; without electric heating or single glazing with heating. Available 4 or all hopper windows (in total 8 for 2+2+2 or 9 for 2+2+0 door layout).

Suspension and Steering


Electronically Controlled Suspension, rigid front axle. Stabilizer front and rear. Double-acting, hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers, two front, four rear. Whole side kneeling (70 mm). Kneeling interrupt conguration: stop or return. Numbers...................Front.............. Rear Air bellows ...........2.......................4 Levelling sensors ......1.......................2 Steering gear Power steering of ball and nut type with builtin servo unit. Two inter-linked intermediate steering arms and individual link-rods to each sides steering arm. Pitman arm connected to the relay arm via a link-rod. Steering wheel diameter .450 or 500 mm Optional...........................Steering wheel lock

Exterior
Front and rear walls made from bre glass and ABS elements. External side panelling are made of a single sheet of aluminium under the window line combined with glass bre plates and is nished of with a aluminum lower skirt for the sides. Hatches are made of the same glass bre panelling. Wheel arches of DCPD. Roof made of 1 mm thick single-piece aluminium sheet, glued to the roof frame. Mekra or Wilke external mirrors. Electrically or manually adjusted, heated or not. 3-piece bumpers. Top hinged service compartment hatches with snap or cylinder locks. Mounted outside wide angle mirror on the RHS, ag holder Available: school bus equipment, warning signalization when front hatch open, head lamp cleaner, exit light above door2, high rear direction indicator. 1 or 2 roof hatches,

Air and brake System


Separate circuits for front wheels, drive axle wheels, tag/pusher wheels. Park brake circuit acting on drive axle wheels. Volvo disc brakes combined with electronic braking system EBS 5,which controls ABS/ ASR functions. Available features:brake blending, dual retarder control, drag torque control, hill start aid,brake temperature warning, poor brake performance warning, door

Interior
Materials full the European Directive 95/28, annex 4 and 5 concerning am-

mability. Step less, low oor throughout the interior, covered by antislip plastic Tarabus coverings. For the sidewall is used laminate and the oor is made of laminated plywood with noise damping properties in the engine area. Handrails in one standard colour: yellow RAL1021. Available light or heavy hammers with wire, which additionally can have signalization. On the front wheel box can be arranged a luggage rack. Partition walls are behind each door. Additional equipment: passenger barrier, re extinguisher 6 kg, rst-aid box, wheelchair safety wall, waste boxes for passengers, additional interior mirror.

Optional....................................Data logging Optional..........External temperature meter Optional......................Fuel economy meter Option.............mainswitch can be located behind front hatch.

Data communication ...........RS 485, IBIS Mounted pram/wheelchair buttons inside/ outside for signalization to driver. Stop request buttons on handrails. 8 mm square female or male key for the destination boxes. One interior bus stop sign.

Electrical System Painting and Labels


2nd generation Bus Electrical Architecture BEA2 with electronic databus system Multiplex 2 - a digital system for data transmission, system controlling, monitoring and coordination of functions of bus assemblies, equipped in electronic control units, connected in a two link network for transmission of data, defect codes, work parameters. Multiplex 2 provides diagnostic information for the driver and workshop. For testing, calibrating and programming of the control units is used PC based software package called VCADS Pro. The system is equipped with main cut-off switch: electricity, engine or engine and fuel cut-off. Battery capacity ..........................2x225 Ah Alternators capacity ...................2x80 A .........................................2x110 A, 3x110 A Optional.....FMS1 or 2 Gateway interface Optional.......................FMS preparation kit Optional...........Basic or extended electric interface Optional...............2 types of reverse alarm Optional.............................Battery charger Day running lights: available in 3 different set ups,End outline marker, side marker and position lamps, low/high beam halogen or xenon.Tail lamp of LED type (apart from direction indicators). Steel elements: primer and topcoat nishing.Under body coating process: sealing with an anti - corrosion/ protection / silencing compound. Spraying a conservation agent one the chassis pro les. Wheel arches: sealed with an anti-corrosion compound and an anti-gravel protection. Body panelling: primed, then painted with ller and topcoat. Outside painting std........white, RAL9010.

Passenger and Courier Seat


Volvo seats. Modular, moulded construction. Cantilever mounted to the wall. Accessories: support handle, connections to support rail, bow-type handles, armrests, single and double seating places, seats for wheel arches and rear benches. Available foldable seats. Space available to standing passengers: 7.7m2 for DL220, 8.8 m2 for DL222.

Drivers Seat and Station


Volvo dashboard available or instruments only supplied. Dashboard has two satellites on the right and the left side. Adjustable steering wheel, both height and tilt. Self canceling turn indicators. Dashboard,midmodule:speedometer,rev counter, Drivers display, fuel gauge, coolant temperature, brakes, turbo and oil pressure, indicator and warning lamps Signalisation lamps. Dashboard, right module: radio, 3 or 4-knob climate control unit. Dashboard, left module: emergency switch, tachograph, switches. Right panel: gearbox selector, doorbrake knob, switches and signalisation lamps. Left panel: Light Control Panel, exterior light switches, switches and signalisation lamps. Roof panel: Digital tachograph, radio Instrumentation, behind engine. Selector for front or rear operation. These Controls enable engine operation from the tail of the vehicle during service work. ISRI drivers seat, with optional 2 or 3-point safety belt. Adjustment of: horizontal position, weight suppression, stroke, height and rake, seat cushion, backrest. The drivers seat can have left side armrest, electrically heated seat/backrest, has air suspension with a swivel base. The drivers compartment can have a low or high door with xed protection. Front 1-piece sunvisor can be manually or electrically operated. Side sun visor. Main cut-off switch: electricity, engine or engine and fuel cut-off. Located on the dashboard left hand side. Optional............................................Alcolock Optional....................................................AIC Optional.............................VDV Dashboard

Audio System
Stereo radio with CD player or preparation for radio. Public address system foot controlled. Installed speakers in roof panels, 1 external loudspeaker (option), loudspeaker for driver, driver microphone, Volvo brand equipment. City amplier. Optional.............Radio switches in steering wheel

Information system
ITS4mobility is an intelligent Transport S System d i designed f B operations i d for Bus i in public transport. It will assist the operator and driver with real time information about the trafc and provide passenger inside the bus with information regarding next stop, following stop, route number, end destination and panic button for driver in case of emergency which will inform trafc control centre with position. A number of combinations of hardware are available. available M d l Modular, electronic destination signs, l i d i i i with maintenance free illumination in the front, rear and side walls. LED destination signs as standard. Standard control via AIC and ITS4mobility or Mobitec ICU400. Type/nominal voltage ..........LED/24 V DC

volvo buses. driving quality of life


Seat layout with STER 6MV seats. Door layout DL222. Seating places 29+1+1 foldable seats.

BED XXXXX.XX.XX EN. Printed in Sweden. Equipment that is shown or mentioned in the brochure may be optional or available as an accessory and may vary from one country to another. We retain the right to alter product speci cations without prior noti cation.

VOLVO 7900 CNG


LHD, RFS, 4x2, Euro 5, EEV

Dimensions & Weights


Overall length ..... 12084mm +25/-30mm Height - radiator cover level .......3230mm Overall height with CNG tanks..................... ...........................................................3356mm Overall width................................2550mm Overall width with blinkers.........2629mm Wheelbase.....................................5945mm Front overhang ............2704 +10/-15mm Rear overhang ...........3435mm +/-15mm Track width with tyres..........275/70R22.5 and rims.................................7.50-22.5 Track, front/rear .......2088 mm/1887 mm Entrance height at doors*..............340mm *- non loaded bus in accord. with Directive 2001/85/EC. Turning circle (tyres 275/70R22,5; outer front corner/front heel)..10836/8859mm Lock angle inner wheel..............530 +/- 10 Approach/departure angle..............6.10/60 Kneeling travel distance...................70mm Weights Max front axle load.........................7100 kg Max rear axle load ......................12000 kg GVW..............................................19000 kg

Engine
The G9B is an in-line six-cylinder gas engine with turbocharger and intercooler. The G9B is a vertical 9.4-litre in-line six-cylinder gas engine producing 300 hp, equipped with a turbocharger and intercooler. On-board diagnostic, Volvo EMS2 engine control system,Engine software protection and on-board diagnostic to detect, warn and to take action for malfunctions leading to increased emission. Engine fullls Euro 5 and EEV emission requirements. G9B300 Bore .................................................120 mm Stroke ..............................................138 mm Displacement ..........................9.36 dm3 (l) Compression ratio..........................10.25:1 Idling speed...................................600 rpm Max power at 1900 rpm ............................ ............................................223 kW/300 hp Max torque at 1400 rpm ...........1400 Nm Fuel consumption.......................................... .............................ca 45 to 55 m3 / 100 km Engine encapsulation......77 or 80 dB(A) Fuel tanks Single gas tank capacity............214 litres Gas tanks..........5 or 6 pcs of 1070 l or 1284 l capacity. Max pressure lling............below 26 MPa

or the temper. compensated pressure .... giving a settled pressure:.............................. .............................................20MPa at 150C Pressure reduction by pressure regulator 10 bar Available: 1 or 2 CNG recepticals (also fast drain type for fast gas drain) of German or ISO version.

Exhaust and Cooling System


Fluid cooled, pressurized system. Engine driven gear pump circulates the coolant. The radiator module and fan system is mounted in the rear roof part. Stainless steel exhaust system, with exhaust outlet located in the upper left part of the rear wall. The radiator protrudes above the roof level and is angle inclined to improve air ow and cooling. Radiator fan is hydraulically driven. Lambda sensor minimises environmentally dangerous substances - detects oxygen amount indicating if the combustion is complete; mounted in the exhaust pipe immediately after the turbocharger.

Transmission
6AP1400B AIS, Automatic Idle Shift, neutral when bus stops. 6-speed fully automatic gearbox with integrated retarder and electronic control system. Voith D864.5 ANS - auto neutral at stop. 4-speed fully automatic gearbox with integral retarder and electronic control system. The torque converter also functions as a retarder. ZF 6AP Voith 1400B D864.5 Torque converter ........... .2.16:1 .....5.05:1 1st gear ............................3.36:1 .....1.36:1 2nd gear ...........................1.91:1 .....1.00:1 3rd gear ................................1.42:1 ......0.73:1 4th gear ....................1.00:1 .............5th gear ....................0.72:1 .............6th gear ....................0.62:1 .............Reverse ...............................4.24:1 ......4.30:1 Available 3 or 6-buttons gear selector and kick down function.

aid,brake temperature warning, poor brake performance warning, door brake, brake assistant, automatic diff lock, lining wear sensing and analysis, automatic calibration after brake pad change. System operating pressure ..........10.8bar Compressor capacity at 10 bar and engine speed 33 r/s (2000 r/m) .................................16,5 dm3/s (1000 l/m) Compressor ratio ..............................1.35:1 Air tanks standard - Primary....................................2x30 dm3 (l) - Front circuit................................30 dm3 (l) - Rear circuit.................................30 dm3 (l) - Park circuit..................................30 dm3 (l) Compressed air system can easily be lled from external circuit. Handbrake Air operated spring brake acting directly on the rear wheels. Application is innitely variable by means of a control on the fascia.

Available: school bus equipment, warning signalization when front hatch open, head lamp cleaner, exit light above door2, high rear direction indicator. 1 or 2 roof hatches, electrically or manually operated; with emergency exit mechanisms.

Doors and Door System


ISAF double doors inward gliding on all positions pneumatically powered with single bronze tinted glazing. Door operation available in a range of combinations. Control via button/joystick or both with various safety function combinations for door operation available. Can be tted with 8 mm square male or key cylinder locks for door1 locked from inside or outside. Door congurations .........2+2+2; 2+2+0 Door buttons for driver right hand operated. External emergency valves at all doors. Mechanical or electrical access ramp at second door.

Vehicle Structure Rear Axle and Tyres


Rear axle Portal (drop centre), single reduction axle with low offset 87 input from the engine via the propeller shaft. Three axle ratios available: 5.27:1, 5.77:1, 6.21:1. Tyres & Rims 10-stud steel disc wheels. Zink wheelnut protectors. Dual driving axle wheels. Extra spare wheel, tool kit, warning triangle. Rims........................................................Tyres 7.5x22.5..........................275/70R22.5 The body is based on the patented Volvo Bus concept,where an aluminium alloy providing superior corrosion resistance is used. The structure is made of extruded aluminium prole. Chassis oor structure built-up by steel RHS-proles, welded together with open c-prole cross-members. The combined aluminium and steel frame combines good stability with low weight and gives long service life and increased loading capabilities. Rigidity provides good stability and driving.

Ventilation, Heating and AC System


Water heating system with 2-pipe convectors and blower heating for drivers area, door1, pram area and door2 if tted. Available ventilation units in roof channels with or without heating and roof air conditioning unit with heating + cooling. Drivers cabin has convector or blower heating and can have own AC system with a timer. Door1 entrance can be heated by electrical mats in oor, preventing icing. A Multiplex 3 or 4-knob control panel enables manual or automatic setting of the climate parameters in the bus. External temp. meter installed and optional interior temp. meter. Convector heating: Output.............................................551W/m Weight..............................................3.1kg/m Blower heating for drivers area, door1, pram area and door2: data per blower Output ...............................................2.8 kW Air ow .........................................156 m3/h Weight ................................................2.7 kg Total power output from convektors and blowers...........2.1 to 3.4kW depending on spec. Additional heater heats the passenger compartment, defrosts the windscreen and preheats the engine. Available 7-day timer for programming the heater. Additional heater capacity...............30 kW Defroster: Air ow, min/max ....446 m3/h / 731 m3/h Heat output, min/max ...........7 kW/15 kW Air Conditioning system for cooling and heating the passengers compartment. AC type .................Sutrak 136 type II or III Cooling capacity type II ..............29,3 kW Cooling capacity type III .............33,7 kW Heating capacity, type II/III.......42/46 kW Weight, type II / III ...............165 / 210 kg Roof mounted driver s AC unit .....3,5 kW drivers

Glazing
Glued one-piece panoramic wind screen, clear or green tinted, side windows with single or double glazing tinted, rear window with single glazing tinted only. All glazing, bronze tinted apart from drivers window which is clear only. Drivers side double glazed window manually operated; without electric heating or single glazing with heating. Available 4 or all hopper windows (in total 8 for 2+2+2 or 9 for 2+2+0 door layout).

Suspension and Steering


Electronically Controlled Suspension, rigid front axle. Stabilizer front and rear. Anti roll bar at rear axle. Double-acting, hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers, two front, four rear. Whole side kneeling (70 mm). Kneeling interrupt conguration: stop or return. Numbers...................Front.............. Rear Air bellows ...........2.......................4 Levelling sensors ......1.......................2 Steering gear Power steering of ball and nut type with builtin servo unit. Two inter-linked intermediate steering arms and individual link-rods to each sides steering arm. Pitman arm connected to the relay arm via a link-rod. Steering wheel diameter ..450 or 500 mm Optional...........................Steering wheel lock

Exterior
Front and rear walls made from bre glass and ABS elements. External side panelling are made of a single sheet of aluminium under the window line combined with glass bre plates and is nished of with a aluminum lower skirt for the sides. Hatches are made of the same glass bre panelling. Wheel arches of DCPD. Roof made of 1mm thick single-piece aluminium sheet, glued to the roof frame. Mekra or Wilke external mirrors. Electrically or manually adjusted, heated or not. 3-piece bumpers. Top hinged service compartment hatches with snap or cylinder locks. Mounted outside wide angle mirror on the RHS, ag holder

Air and brake System


Separate circuits for front wheels, drive axle wheels, tag/pusher wheels. Park brake circuit acting on drive axle wheels. Volvo disc brakes combined with electronic braking system EBS 5,which controls ABS/ASR functions. Available features:brake blending, dual retarder control, drag torque control, hill start

Interior

Materials full the European Directive 95/28, annex 4 and 5 concerning ammability. Step less, low oor throughout the interior, covered by antislip plastic Tarabus coverings. For the sidewall is used laminate and the oor is made of laminated plywood with noise damping properties in the engine area. Handrails in one standard colour: yellow RAL1021. Available light or heavy hammers with wire, which additionally can have signalization. On the front wheel box can be arranged a luggage rack. Partition walls are behind each door. Additional equipment: passenger barrier, re extinguisher 6 kg, rst-aid box, wheelchair safety wall, waste boxes for passengers, passengers additional interior mirror.

left hand side. Optional............................................Alcolock Optional....................................................AIC Optional..............................VDV Dashboard Optional....................................Data logging Optional..........External temperature meter Option.............mainswitch can be located behind front hatch.

Electrical System
2nd generation Bus Electrical Architecture BEA2 with electronic databus system Multiplex 2 - a digital system for data transmission, system controlling, monitoring and coordination of functions of bus assemblies, equipped in electronic control units, connected in a two link network for transmission of data, defect codes, work parameters. Multiplex 2 provides diagnostic information for the driver and workshop. For testing, calibrating and programming of the control units is used PC based software package VCADS Pro. The system is equipped with main cut-off switch: electricity, engine or engine and fuel cut-off. Battery capacity..........................2x225Ah Alternators nominal capacity .........2x80 A .........................................2x110 A, 3x110 Optional..............FMS1 or 2 Gateway interface Optional........................FMS preparation kit Optional.......Basic or extended electric interface Optional................2 types of reverse alarm Optional...............................Battery charger Day running lights: available in 4 different set ups,End outline marker, side marker and position lamps, low/high beam halogen or xenon.Tail lamp of LED type (apart from direction indicators).

Standard control via AIC and ITS4mobility or Mobitec ICU400. Type/nominal voltage ..........LED/24 V DC Data communication ...........RS 485, IBIS Mounted pram/wheelchair buttons inside/ outside for signalization to driver. Stop request buttons on handrails. 8 mm square female or male key for the destination boxes. One interior bus stop sign.

Painting and Labels


Steel elements: primer and topcoat nishing. Under body coating process: sealing with an anti - corrosion/ protection / silencing compound. Spraying a conservation agent one the chassis pro les. Wheel arches: sealed with an anti-corrosion compound and an anti-gravel protection. Body panelling: primed, then painted with ller and topcoat. Outside painting std........white, RAL9010

Passenger and Courier Seat


Volvo seats. Modular, moulded construction. Cantilever mounted to the wall. Accessories: support handle, connections to support rail, bow-type handles, armrests, single and double seating places, seats for wheel arches and rear benches. Available foldable seats. Space available to standing passengers: 7.7m2 for DL220, 8.8 m2 for DL222.

Drivers Seat and Station


Volvo dashboard available or instruments only supplied. Dashboard has two satellites on the right and the left side. Adjustable steering wheel, both height and tilt. Self canceling turn indicators. Dashboard,midmodule:speedometer,rev counter, drivers display, fuel gauge, coolant temperature, brakes, turbo and oil pressure, indicator and warning lamps. Signalisation lamps. Dashboard, right module: radio, 3 or 4-knob climate control unit. Dashboard, left module: emergency switch, tachograph, switches. Right panel: gearbox selector, doorbrake knob, switches and signalisation lamps. Left panel: Light Control Panel, exterior light switches, switches and signalisation lamps. Roof panel: Digital tachograph, radio Instrumentation, engine compartment. Selector for front or rear operation, starting. These controls enable engine operation from the tail of the vehicle during service work, ISRI drivers seat, with optional 2 or 3-point safety belt. Adjustment of: horizontal position, weight suppression, stroke, height and rake, seat cushion, backrest. The drivers seat can have left side armrest, electrically heated seat/backrest, has air suspension with a swivel base. The drivers compartment can have a low or high door with xed protection. Front 1-piece sunvisor can be manually or electrically operated. Side sun visor. Main cut-off switch: electricity, engine or engine and fuel cut-off. Located on the dashboard

Audio System
Stereo radio with CD player or preparation for radio. Public address system foot controlled. Installed speakers in roof panels, 1 external loudspeaker (option), loudspeaker for driver, driver microphone, Volvo brand equipment. City amplier. Optional.............Radio switches in steering wheel

Information system
ITS4 bili is ITS4mobility i an i lli intelligent T Transport System designed for Bus operations in public transport. It will assist the operator and driver with real time information about the trafc and provide passenger inside the bus with information regarding next stop, following stop, route number, end destination and panic button for driver in case of emergency which will inform trafc control centre with position. A number of combinations of hardware are available. Modular, electronic destination signs, with maintenance free illumination in the front, rear and side walls. LED destination signs as standard.

volvo buses. driving quality of life

Seat layout with STER 6MV seats. Door layout DL222. Seating places 29+1+1 foldable seats.

BED XXXXX.XX.XX EN. Printed in Sweden. Equipment that is shown or mentioned in the brochure may be optional or available as an accessory and may vary from one country to another. We retain the right to alter product speci cations without prior noti cation.

VOLVO 7900 Hybrid


LHD, RFS, 4x2, Euro 5, EEV

Dimensions & Weights


Overall dimensions

Engine
Parallel hybrid system with Volvo D5F215 diesel engine and Electric Motor. 4-cylinder, 4-stroke turbocharged and intercooled in-line diesel engine with overhead valves and electronically-controlled direct injection. Common rail fuel system (1600 bar). Volvo EMS2.2 engine control system. Electronic oil level sensor. Hydraulic fan with electronic thermostat. Closed crank case ventilation. On-off fan clutch. Engine software protection and on-board diagnostic to detect, warn and to take action for malfunctions leading to increased emission. Operation altitude up to 1500m above the sea level. Engine fulls EEV emission level requirements. I-SAM permanent magnet motor/generator with master Hybrid Powertrain Control Unit (HPCU) and DC/AC Power Electronic Converter (PEC). DC/DC voltage converter with control unit (DCU). HEV Junction Box (HJB) for energy distribution and as electrical centre with fuse box. D5F215 Bore..................................................108 mm Stroke...............................................130 mm Displacement...........................4.76 dm3 (l) Compression ratio............................17,3:1

G Overall length......................12084 mm Y Height at battery cover.........3224 mm X Height at radiator cover........3221 mm K Overall width...........................2550 mm A Wheelbase..............................5945 mm I Front overhang.......................2704 mm J Rear overhang .......................3435 mm Approach angle.....................................6.1 Departure angle........................................6 Kneeling...............................................70mm Ground clearance..........................200 mm Entrance height..............................340 mm Turning circle Outer front corner...............10828 mm Outer front wheel..................8873 mm Lock angle inner wheel........................53 Track width with tyres.......275/70R22.5 and steel disc rim ...............7.5x22.5 M Track, front..............................2107 mm N Track, rear ..............................1885 mm Max body width............................2550 mm Weights Permitted front axle load..............7100 kg Permitted rear axle load.............12000 kg Permitted GVW...........................19000 kg

Output ISO 1585........161 kW (216 hp) at...............................................2200 rpm Torque ISO 1585..........................800 Nm at...................................1200-1700 rpm Electric Motor Power output, max........120 kW (161 hp) Torque ISO 1585, max.................800 Nm Power output, continous..70 kW (94 hp) Torque ISO 1585, continous......400 Nm Retardation: Max brake torque...........................800 Nm Continous brake torque...............400 Nm Fuel tanks Plastic fuel tank located above front wheel arch. Fuel tank.............................................215, 250 l Energy storage system Lithium-Ion battery with battery management unit (BMU), isolation resistance monitor (IRM) and battery disconnect unit (BDU). Roof mounted, water cooling and heated/charged with 230V plug-in application. Voltage..................................................600 V Capacity...........................................4.8 kWh

Exhaust and Cooling System


Stainless steel exhaust system with SCR catalytic converter, AdBlue pump and 30 l urea tank. Catalytic converter is integrated with the silencer. On Board Diagnostics that alerts the driver if the level of air pollutants in the exhaust gases is excessive, and when AdBlue relling is needed. Optional...................................................DPF

aid, brake temperature warning, poor brake performance warning, brake assistant, doorbrake, EBS status recorder. System operating pressure ....8.5 kp/cm2 Electric air compressor The compressor is of rotary type and air cooled, driven by electric motor independently from diesel engine with power supplied by DC/DC converter. Voltage..................................................600 V Frequency.............................................50 Hz Drive ratio motor:compressor................1:1 Cut-out pressure............................12,0 bar Compressor capacity at 10 bar and engine speed 33 r/s (2000 r/m) .........................................................920 l/min Compressor ratio............................1.116:1 Air tanks standard - Primary..............1x25dm3 + 2x30 dm3 (l) - Front circuit................................30 dm3 (l) - Rear circuit.................................30 dm3 (l) - Park circuit..................................15 dm3 (l) - Purge tank.....................................6 dm3 (l) Compressed air system can easily be lled from external circuit. Handbrake Air operated spring brake acting directly on the drive axle wheels. Application is innitely variable by means of a control on the fascia.

Doors and Door System


ISAF double doors inward gliding on all positions pneumatically powered with single bronze tinted glazing. Door operation available in a range of combinations. Control via button/joystick or both with various safety function combinations for door operation available. Can be tted with 8 mm square male or key cylinder locks for door1 locked from inside or outside. Door congurations .........2+2+2; 2+2+0 Door buttons for driver right hand operated. External emergency valves at all doors. Mechanical or electrical access ramp at second door.

Transmission
Volvo AT2412D I-Shift Automatic gearbox, 12 forward gears, 4 reverse, electronic control system. Electric motor as a retarder. 3-buttons gear selector. Gear ratios: 14.94:1, 11.73:1, 9.04:1, 7.09:1, 5.54:1, 4.35:1, 3.44:1, 2.70:1, 2.08:1, 1.63:1, 1.27:1, 1.00:1. Reverse gears: 17.48:1, 3.73:1, 4.02:1, 3.16:1. Rear Axle and Tyres Rear axle ZF single reduction portal axle AV132 with low offset 80 input from the engine via the propeller shaft. Max speed km/h at 2200 rpm with tyre 275/70R22.5: Ratio:.................................. .................4.72:1 AT2412D .......................... ........................80 The maximum speed on the highest gear is restricted. Tyres & Rims 10-stud steel or aluminium disc wheels. Chrome or zinc wheelnut protector ring. Dual driving axle wheels. Rims........................................................Tyres 7.5x22.5..........................275/70R22.5

Ventilation and Heating and AC S t Systems


W Water heating system with 2-pipe h i i h 2 i convectors and blower heating for drivers area, door1, pram area and door2 if tted. Roof air conditioning units with heating + cooling. Drivers cabin has convector or blower heating and can have own AC system. Door1 entrance can be heated by electrical mats in floor, preventing icing. A Multiplex 3-knob control panel enables automatic setting of the climate parameters in the bus. External temp. meter installed and optional interior temp. meter. Convector heating: Output.............................................551W/m Weight..............................................3.1kg/m Blower heating for drivers area, door1, pram area and door2: data per blower Output ...............................................2.8 kW Air ow .........................................156 m3/h Weight .................................................2.7 kg Total power output from convektors and blowers...........2.1 to 3.4kW depending on spec. Additional heater heats the passenger compartment, defrosts the windscreen and preheats the engine. Available 7-day timer for programming the heater. Additional heater capacity...............30 kW Fuel consumption ...........................4,0kg/h Additional heater fuel tank......................40l Defroster: Air ow, min/max ....446 m3/h / 731 m3/h Heat output, min/max ...........7 kW/15 kW Air Conditioning system for cooling and heating the passengers compartment: Spheros Citysphere AC units (2 pcs, equivalent with conventional 24kW system). Semi-hermetic compressor, gearless drive by electric motor (engine rev independent). Constant maximal refrigerating capacity, air distribution direct into passengers compartment through outblow duct. Roof mounted drivers AC unit .....3,5 kW

Glazing
Glued one-piece panoramic wind screen, clear or green tinted, side windows with single or double glazing tinted, rear window with single glazing tinted only. All other glazing, bronze tinted aprt from drivers window which is clear only. Drivers side double glazed window manually operated; without electric heating or single glazing with heating. Available 4 or all hopper windows (in total 8 for 2+2+2 or 9 for 2+2+0 door layout).

Suspension and Steering


Electronically Controlled Suspension (ECS2), rigid low front axle. Stabilizer both front and rear. Double-acting, hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers, two in front, two at rear. Full front kneeling. Kneeling interrupt conguration (stop or return). Numbers...........................Front............Rear Air bellows ..................2.......................4 Levelling sensors ....... 1.......................2 Steering gear Power steering of ball and nut type with built-in servo unit. Approx. 4.5 turns of wheel from lock to lock. Left steering wheel position. Steering wheel feed knob. Steering wheel diameter.450 or 500 mm Optional.......................Steering wheel lock

Exterior
Front and rear walls made from bre glass and ABS elements. External side panelling are made of a single sheet of aluminium under the window line combined with glass bre plates and is nished of with a aluminum lower skirt for the sides. Hatches are made of the same glass bre panelling. Wheel arches of DCPD. Roof made of 1 mm thick single-piece aluminium sheet, glued to the roof frame. Mekra or Wilke external mirrors. Electrically adjusted, heated or not. 3-piece bumpers. Top hinged service compartment hatches with snap or cylinder locks. Mounted outside wide angle mirror on the RHS, agholder. Available: school bus equipment, warning signalization when front hatch open, head lamp cleaner, exit light above door2, high rear direction indicator. 1 or 2 roof hatches, electrically or manually operated; with emergency exit mechanisms.

Air and brake System


Separate circuits for front and rear wheels. Volvo disc brakes combined with electronic braking system. EBS5 medium package. Available features: ABS, TC, lining wear sensing, analysis and warning, brake blending, drag torque control, differential lock synchro, automatic differential lock, hill start

Vehicle Structure
The body is based on the patented Volvo Bus concept, where an aluminium alloy providing superior corrosion resistance is used. The structure is made of extruded

aluminium prole. Chassis oor structure built-up by steel RHS-proles, welded together with open c-prole cross-members. The combined aluminium and steel frame combines good stability with low weight and gives long service life and increased loading capabilities. Rigidity provides good stability and driving.

can be manually or electrically operated. Side sun visor. Optional............................................Alcolock Optional..............................VDV Dashboard Optional....................................Data logging Optional..........External temperature meter Optional......................Fuel economy meter Option.............mainswitch can be located behind front hatch.

Interior
Materials full the European Directive 95/28, annex 4 and 5 concerning ammability. Stepless, low oor throughout the interior, covered by antislip plastic Tarabus coverings. For the sidewall is used laminate and the oor is made of laminated plywood with noise damping properties in the engine area. Handrails in one standard colour: yellow RAL1021. Available light or heavy hammers with wire, which additionally can have signalisation. On the front wheelbox can be arranged a luggage rack. Partition walls are behind each door. Additional equipment: passenger barrier, re extinguisher 6 kg, rst-aid box, wheelchair safety wall, waste boxes for passengers, additional interior mirror.

Electrical System
The electrical system is a 24-volt system, where the chassis and engine frame are used as a ground. DC/DC converter provides electricity sourced from Electric Motor. 2nd generation Bus Electrical Architecture BEA 2 with electronic databus system Multiplex 2 - a digital system for data transmission, system controlling, monitoring and coordination of functions of bus assemblies, equipped in electronic control units, connected in a two link network for transmission of data, defect codes, work parameters. Multiplex 2 provides diagnostic information for the driver and workshop. For testing, calibrating and programming of the bus control units a PC based software package VCADS Pro is used. The system is equipped with three function main switch: engine shut off, fuel shut off and electrical shut off. Tachograph system is available, analog or digital. Battery capacity..............................2x225 Ah DC/DC converter.................7.5 kW/210A Optional......FMS1 or 2 Gateway interface Optional.........................FMS preparation kit Optional..........................Basic or extended electric interface Optional................2 types of reverse alarm Optional...............................Battery charger Day running lights: available in 4 different set ups,End outline marker, side marker and position lamps, low/high beam halogen or xenon.Tail lamp of LED type (apart from direction indicators).

hardware for the vehicle are available. Modular, electronic destination signs, with maintenace free illumination in the front, rear and side walls. LED destination signs as standard. Standard control via AIC and ITS4mobility or Mobitec ICU400. Type/nominal voltage ..........LED/24 V DC Data communication ...........RS 485, IBIS Mounted pram/wheelchair buttons inside/ outside for signalisation to driver. Stop request buttons on handrails. 8 mm square female or male key for the destination boxes. One interior bus stop sign.

Painting and Labels


Steel elements: primer and topcoat nishing. Under body coating process: sealing with an anti - corrosion/ protection / silencing compound. Spraying a conservation agent one the chassis proles. Wheel arches: sealed with an anti-corrosion compound and an anti-gravel protection. Body panelling: primed, then painted with ller and topcoat. Outside painting std........white, RAL9010

Passenger and Courier Seat


Volvo seats. Modular, moulded construction, single and double seating places, seats for wheel arches and rear bench. Cantilever mounted to the wall. Foldable seats available. Space available to standing passengers... ................7,7m2 (DL220), 8,8m2 (DL222)

Drivers Seat and Station


Volvo dashboard, two satellites on the right and the left side as standard.. Adjustable steering wheel, both height and tilt. Self canceling turn indicators. Dashboard, center: speedometer, rev counter drivers display, fuel gauge, coolant temperature, brakes, turbo and oil pressure, indicator and warning lamps. Dashboard, left: emergency switch, tachograph. Steering wheel, left satellite: control buttons, Light Control Panel. Steering wheel, right satellite: gearbox selector, doorbrake knob, switches and warning lamps. Instruments, engine compartment: selector switch for front or rear operation. These controls enable engine operation from the tail of the vehicle during service work Roof panel: Digital tachograph, radio ISRI drivers seat, with optional 2 or 3-point safety belt. Adjustment of: horizontal position, weight suppression, stroke, height and rake, seat cushion, backrest. The drivers seat can have left side armrest, electrically heated seat/backrest, has air suspension with a swivel base. The drivers compartment can have a low or high door with xed protection. Front 1-piece sunvisor

Audio System
Stereo radio with CD player or preparation for radio. Public address system foot controlled. Installed speakers in roof panels, 1 external loudspeaker (option), loudspeaker for driver, driver microphone, Volvo brand equipment. City amplier. Optional.........Radio switches in the steering wheel.

Information system
ITS4mobility is an intelligent Transport S System d i designed f B operations i d for Bus i in public transport. It will assist the operator and driver with real time information about the trafc and provide passenger inside the bus with information regarding next stop, following stop, route number, end destination and panic button for driver in case of emergency which will inform traffic control centre with position. A number of combinations of

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Seat layout with KIEL litelc750 seats. Door layout DL220. Seating places 36+1 foldable seats.

Seat layout with KIEL litelc750 seats. Door layout DL222. Seating places 32+1 foldable seats.

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VOLVO 7900
LHD, RFS, 3-axle, Euro 5, EEV

Dimensions & Weights


Overall dimensions Overall length ..............18074 +25/-30 mm Overall height at radiator cover..3230mm Overall height at the front wall ..2866mm Front wheelbase .......................5190mm Front overhang ...............2704+10-15mm Rear overhang .........................3435mm Rear wheelbase ..6755 (4870+1885)mm Overall width ...................................2550mm Overall width with blinkers.........2629mm Track width with tyres .......275/70R22.5 and steel rims .......................7.50-22.5 front ..............................................2088 mm second / rear ............. ..........1843 / 1885 mm Max horizontal/vertical turning angle of articulated joint ............................ 520 / 100 Entrance height at doors* ............340mm * - for non loaded bus; in accord. with Directive 2001/85/EC Turning circle (tyres 275/70R22.5; outer front corner / outer front wheel) at lock angle inner wheel 380 ......11966 / 10368 mm Max lock angle inner wheel ..............370 Approach/departure angle ..........60 / 6.10 Weights Max. front axle load ....................7100 kg Max. middle axle load ..............10000 kg Max. drive axle load ...................12500 kg Max. GVW .....................................29600 kg

Engine
6-cylinder, 4-stroke turbo-charged intercooled diesel with overhead valves and electronically controlled direct injection. On-board diagnostic, Volvo EMS2 engine control system,Engine software protection and on-board diagnostic to detect, warn and to take action for malfunctions leading to increased emission. Engine fullls Euro 5 emission requirements. Bore .................................................120 mm Stroke ..............................................138 mm Displacement ..........................9.36 dm3 (l) Compression ratio................................18:1 D9B 310 hp Output ISO 1585 ......228 kW (310 hp) at .......................................28 r/s (1700 r/m) Torque ISO 1585 ..1400 Nm (143 kpm) at .....................18-25 r/s (1100-1500 r/m) D9B 360 hp (Euro 5 only) Output ISO 1585 ........265 kW (360 hp) at.................................31 r/s (1900 r/m) Torque ISO 1585...1640 Nm (167 kpm) at..............18-25 r/s (1100-1500 r/m) Optional..................Automatic oil ller (6 l) Fuel tanks Mounted above front wheel arch, on the right hand side. Fuel tank capacity................................380 l

Exhaust and Cooling System


Stainless steel exhaust system with SCR catalytic converter. AdBlue pump and 30 l urea tank. Catalytic converter is integrated with the silencer. On Board Diagnostics that alerts the driver if the level of air pollutants in the exhaust gases is excessive, and when AdBlue relling is needed. Fluid cooled, pressurized, sealed cooling system, pump driven by the engine. Coolant lter of the tube and n heat exchanger type radiator. Roof mounted cooling module. Optional..............................................Pre-cat

Transmission
6AP1400B(D9B310)/6AP1700B(D9B360) AIS, Automatic Idle Shift, neutral when bus stops. 6-speed fully automatic gearbox with integrated retarder and electronic control system. Voith D864.5 ANS - auto neutral at stop. 4-speed fully automatic gearbox with integral retarder and electronic control system. The torque converter also functions as a retarder. ZF 6AP Voith 1X00B D864.5 Torque converter ........... .2.16:1 .....5.05:1 1st gear ............................3.36:1 .....1.36:1 2nd gear ...........................1.91:1 .....1.00:1 3rd gear ................................1.42:1 ......0.73:1 4th gear ....................1.00:1 .............5th gear ....................0.72:1 .............6th gear ....................0.62:1 .............Reverse ...............................4.24:1 ......4.30:1 Available 3 or 6-buttons gear selector and kick down function.

tarder control, drag torque control, hill start aid,brake temperature warning, poor brake performance warning, door brake, brake assistant, automatic diff lock, lining wear sensing and analysis, automatic calibration after brake pad change. System operating pressure ..........10.8bar Compressor capacity at 10 bar and engine speed 33 r/s (2000 r/m) .................................16,5 dm3/s (1000 l/m) Compressor ratio ..............................1.35:1 Air tanks standard - Primary....................................2x30 dm3 (l) - Front circuit.......................30 dm3 (l) - Rear circuit.......................30 dm3 (l) - Park circuit........................15 dm3 (l) Compressed air system can easily be lled from external circuit. Handbrake Air operated spring brake acting directly on the rear wheels. Application is innitely variable by means of a control on the fascia.

lamp cleaner, exit light above door2, high rear direction indicator. 1 or 4 roof hatches, electrically or manually operated; with emergency exit mechanisms.

Doors and Door System


ISAF double doors inward gliding on all positions pneumatically powered with single bronze tinted glazing. Door operation available in a range of combinations. Control via button/joystick or both with various safety function combinations for door operation available. Can be tted with 8 mm square male or key cylinder locks for door1 locked from inside or outside. Door congurations ..................2+2+2+2; 2+2+2+0 Door buttons for driver right hand operated. External emergency valves at all doors. Mechanical or electrical access ramp at second door.

Vehicle Structure
The body is based on the patented Volvo Bus concept, where an aluminium alloy providing superior corrosion resistance is idi i i i i used. The structure is made of extruded aluminium prole. Ch i oor structure l i i l Chassis built-up by steel RHS-profiles, welded together with open c-profile crossmembers.The combined aluminium and steel frame combines good stability with low weight and gives long service life and increased loading capabilities. Rigidity provides good stability and driving.

Ventilation, Heating and AC System


Water heating system with 2-pipe convectors and blower heating for drivers area, door1, pram area and door2 if tted. Available ventilation units in roof channels with or without heating and roof air conditioning unit with heating + cooling. Drivers cabin has convector or blower heating and can have own AC system with a timer. Door1 entrance can be heated by electrical mats in oor, preventing icing. A Multiplex 3 or 4-knob control panel enables manual or automatic setting of the climate parameters in the bus. External temp. meter installed and optional interior temp. meter. Convector heating: Output.............................................551W/m Weight..............................................3.1kg/m Blower heating for drivers area, door1, pram area and door2: data per blower Output ...............................................2.8 kW Air ow .........................................156 m3/h Weight ................................................2.7 kg Total power output from convektors and blowers...........4.1 to 6.1kW depending on spec. Additional heater heats the passenger compartment, defrosts the windscreen and preheats the engine. Available 7-day timer for programming the heater. Additional heater capacity...............30 kW Fuel consumption ...........................4,0kg/h Additional heater fuel tank....................40l Defroster: Air ow, min/max ....446 m3/h / 731 m3/h Heat output, min/max ...........7 kW/15 kW Air Conditioning system for cooling and heating the passengers compartment. AC type ..............Sutrak 136 type II or III Cooling capacity type II ...........29,3 kW Cooling capacity type III ............33,7 kW Heating capacity, type II/III..........42/46 kW Weight, type II / III ................165 / 210 kg Roof mounted drivers AC unit ....3,5 kW

Rear Axle and Tyres


Rear axle Portal (drop centre), single reduction axle with low offset 87 input from the engine via the propeller shaft. Three axle ratios available: 5.27:1, 5.77:1, 6.21:1. Tyres & Rims 10-stud steel disc wheels. Zink wheelnut protectors. Dual driving axle wheels. Extra spare wheel, tool kit, warning triangle. Rims........................................................Tyres 7.5x22.5..........................275/70R22.5

Glazing
Glued one-piece panoramic wind screen, clear or green tinted, side windows with single or double glazing clear or tinted, rear window with single glazing tinted only. All glazing, bronze tinted apart from drivers window which is clear only. Drivers side double glazed window manually operated; without electric heating or single glazing with heating. Available 6 or all hopper windows (in total 10 for 2+2+2+2 or 11 for 2+2+2+0 door layout).

Suspension and Steering


Electronically Controlled Suspension, rigid front axle. Stabilizer front and rear. and at drive axle. Double-acting, hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers, two front, four rear, and four drive Whole side kneeling (70 mm). Kneeling interrupt conguration: stop or return. Numbers.................Front/Second/Rear Air bellows......................................2/4/4 Levelling sensors..........................1/2/2 Steering gear Power steering of ball and nut type with builtin servo unit. Two inter-linked intermediate steering arms and individual link-rods to each sides steering arm. Pitman arm connected to the relay arm via a link-rod. Steering wheel diameter.450 or 500 mm Optional...........................Steering wheel lock

Exterior
Front and rear walls made from bre glass and ABS elements. External side panelling are made of a single sheet of aluminium under the window line combined with glass bre plates and is nished of with an aluminum lower skirt for the sides. Hatches are made of the same glass bre panelling. Wheel arches of DCPD. Roof made of 1 mm thick single-piece aluminium sheet, glued to the roof frame. Mekra or Wilke external mirrors. Electrically or manually adjusted, heated or not. 3-piece bumpers. Top hinged service compartment hatches with snap or cylinder locks. Mounted outside wide angle mirror on the RHS, ag holder Available: school bus equipment, warning signalization when front hatch open, head

Air and brake System


Separate circuits for front wheels, rear and drive axle wheels. Park brake circuit acting on drive axle wheels. Volvo disc brakes combined with electronic braking system EBS 5,which controls ABS/ASR functions. Available features:brake blending, dual re-

Interior
Materials full the European Directive 95/28, annex 4 and 5 concerning ammability. Step less, low oor throughout the interior, covered by antislip plastic Tarabus coverings. For the sidewall is used laminate and the oor is made of laminated plywood with noise damping properties in the engine area. Handrails in one standard colour: yellow RAL1021. Available light or heavy hammers with wire, which additionally can have signalization. On the front wheel box can be arranged a luggage rack. Partition walls are behind each door. Additional equipment: passenger barrier, re extinguisher 6 kg, rst-aid box, wheelchair safety wall, waste boxes for passengers, additional interior mirror.

left hand side. Optional...........................................Alcolock Optional....................................................AIC Optional..............................VDV Dashboard Optional....................................Data logging Optional..........External temperature meter Optional......................Fuel economy meter Option.............mainswitch can be located behind front hatch.

signs as standard. Standard control via AIC and ITS4mobility or Mobitec ICU400. Type/nominal voltage ..........LED/24 V DC Data communication ...........RS 485, IBIS Mounted pram/wheelchair buttons inside/ outside for signalization to driver. Stop request buttons on handrails. 8 mm square female or male key for the destination boxes. Two interior bus stop signs.

Electrical System Painting and Labels


2nd generation Bus Electrical Architecture BEA2 with electronic databus system Multiplex 2 - a digital system for data transmission, system controlling, monitoring and coordination of functions of bus assemblies, equipped in electronic control units, connected in a two link network for transmission of data, defect codes, work parameters. Multiplex 2 provides diagnostic information for the driver and workshop. For testing, calibrating and programming of the control units is used PC based software package called VCADS Pro. The system is equipped with main cut-off switch: electricity, engine or engine and fuel cut-off. Battery capacity ..........................2x225 Ah Alternators capacity ...................2x80 A .........................................2x110 A, 3x110 A Optional.....FMS1 or 2 Gateway interface Optional.......................FMS preparation kit Optional.......Basic or extended electric interface Optional................2 types of reverse alarm Optional.............................Battery charger Day running lights: available in 8 different set ups, End outline marker, side marker and position lamps, low/high beam halogen or xenon.Tail lamp of LED type (apart from direction indicators). Steel elements: primer and topcoat nishing. Under body coating process: sealing with an anti - corrosion/ protection / silencing compound. Spraying a conservation agent one the chassis pro les. Wheel arches: sealed with an anti-corrosion compound and an anti-gravel protection. Body panelling: primed, then painted with ller and topcoat. Outside painting std........white, RAL9010

Passenger and Courier Seat


Volvo seats. Modular, moulded construction. Cantilever mounted to the wall. Accessories: support handle, connections to support rail, bow-type handles, armrests, single and double seating places, seats for wheel arches and rear benches. Available foldable seats. Space available to standing passengers: 13,9m 13 9m2 for DL2220, 15 m2 for DL2222. DL2220 DL2222

Drivers Seat and Station


Volvo dashboard available or instruments only supplied. Dashboard has two satellites on the right and the left side. Adjustable steering wheel, both height and tilt. Self canceling turn indicators. Dashboard,midmodule:speedometer,rev counter, Drivers display, fuel gauge, coolant temperature, brakes, turbo and oil pressure, indicator and warning lamps. Signalisation lamps. Dashboard, right module: radio,3 or 4-knob climate control unit. Dashboard, left module: emergency switch, tachograph, switches. Right panel: gearbox selector, doorbrake knob, switches and signalisation lamps. Left panel: Light Control Panel, exterior light switches, switches and signalisation lamps. Roof panel: Digital tachograph, radio Instrumentation, behind engine. Selector for front or rear operation, These controls enable engine operation from the tail of the vehicle during service work, e ISRI drivers seat, with optional 2 or 3-point safety belt. Adjustment of: horizontal position, weight suppression, stroke, height and rake, seat cushion, backrest. The drivers seat can have left side armrest, electrically heated seat/backrest, has air suspension with a swivel base. The drivers compartment can have a low or high door with xed protection. Front 1-piece sunvisor can be manually or electrically operated. Side sun visor. Main cut-off switch: electricity, engine or engine and fuel cut-off. Located on the dashboard

Audio System
Stereo radio with CD player or preparation for radio. Public address system foot controlled. Installed speakers in roof panels, 1 external loudspeaker (option), loudspeaker for driver, driver microphone, Volvo brand equipment. City amplier. Optional.............Radio switches in steering wheel

Information system
ITS4mobility is an intelligent Transport S System d i designed f B operations i d for Bus i in public transport. It will assist the operator and driver with real time information about the trafc and provide passenger inside the bus with information regarding next stop, following stop, route number, end destination and panic button for driver in case of emergency which will inform trafc control centre with position. A number of combinations of hardware are available. available M d l Modular, electronic d i i signs, l i destination i with maintenance free illumination in the front, rear and side walls. LED destination

volvo buses. driving quality of life


Seat layout with STER 6MV seats. Door layout DL2222. Seating places 41+1+1 foldable seats.

BED XXXXX.XX.XX EN. Printed in Sweden. Equipment that is shown or mentioned in the brochure may be optional or available as an accessory and may vary from one country to another. We retain the right to alter product speci cations without prior noti cation.

VOLVO 7900 CNG


LHD, RFS, 3-axle, Euro 5, EEV

Dimensions & Weights


Overall length ......................18084mm Height at radiator cover level ....3230mm Overall height with CNG tanks .3356mm Overall width .................................2550mm Overall width with blinkers .........2629mm Wheelbase ....................................5190mm Front overhang ...........................2704mm Rear overhang ...........................3435mm Distance between axles 2 / 3 ..6755mm Track width with tyres ........275/70R22.5 and rims .....................................7.50-22.5 front ................................................2088mm second ...........................................1843mm rear ..................................................1885mm Lock angle inner wheel .............370 +/- 10 Entrance height at doors* ............340mm *- non- loaded bus. Turning circle, tyres 275/70R22,5; outer front corner/front wheel:11966/10368mm Approach/departure angle ............6.10/60 Kneeling travel distance ..................70mm Max artic joint slew angle ................ ~520 Weights Max front axle load ........................7100 kg Max middle axle load .................10000 kg Max drive axle load .....................12500 kg GVW .......................................... .29600 kg

Engine
The G9B is an in-line six-cylinder gas engine with turbocharger and intercooler. The G9B is a vertical 9.4-litre in-line six-cylinder gas engine producing 300 hp, equipped with a turbocharger and intercooler. On-board diagnostic, Volvo EMS2 engine control system,Engine software protection and on-board diagnostic to detect, warn and to take action for malfunctions leading to increased emission. Engine fullls Euro 5 and EEV emission requirements. G9B300 Bore .................................................120 mm Stroke ..............................................138 mm Displacement ..........................9.36 dm3 (l) Compression ratio..........................10.25:1 Idling speed...................................600 rpm Max power at 1900 rpm............................. ............................................223 kW/300 hp Max torque at 1400 rpm ...........1400 Nm Fuel consumption........ca 45 to 55 m3 / 100 km Engine encapsulation......77 or 80 dB(A) Fuel tanks Single gas tank capacity.............214 litres Gas tanks..........7 or 8 pcs of 1498 l or 1712 l capacity. Engine encapsulation......77 or 80 dB(A)

Max pressure during lling......................... ...............................................below 26 MPa or the temper. compensated pressure giving a settled pressure: ..................... .............................................20MPa at 150C Pressure reduction by pressure regulator ...............................................................10 bar Available: 1 or 2 CNG recepticals (also fast drain type for fast gas drain) of German or ISO version.

Exhaust and Cooling System


Fluid cooled, pressurized system. Engine driven gear pump circulates the coolant. The radiator module and fan system is mounted in the rear roof part. Stainless steel exhaust system, with exhaust outlet located in the upper left part of the rear wall. The radiator protrudes above the roof level and is angle inclined to improve air ow and cooling. Radiator fan is hydraulically driven. Lambda sensor minimises environmentally dangerous substances - detects oxygen amount indicating if the combustion is complete; mounted in the exhaust pipe immediately after the turbocharger.

Transmission
6AP1400B AIS, Automatic Idle Shift, neutral when bus stops. 6-speed fully automatic gearbox with integrated retarder and electronic control system. Voith D864.5 ANS - auto neutral at stop. 4-speed fully automatic gearbox with integral retarder and electronic control system. The torque converter also functions as a retarder. ZF 6AP Voith 1400B D864.5 Torque converter ........... .2.16:1 .....5.05:1 1st gear ............................3.36:1 .....1.36:1 2nd gear ...........................1.91:1 .....1.00:1 3rd gear ................................1.42:1 ......0.73:1 4th gear ....................1.00:1 .............5th gear ....................0.72:1 .............6th gear ....................0.62:1 .............Reverse ...............................4.24:1 ......4.30:1 Available 3 or 6-buttons gear selector and kick down function.

functions. Available features:brake blending, dual retarder control, drag torque control, hill start aid,brake temperature warning, poor brake performance warning, door brake, brake assistant, automatic diff lock, lining wear sensing and analysis, automatic calibration after brake pad change. System operating pressure ..........10.8bar Compressor capacity at 10 bar and engine speed 33 r/s (2000 r/m) .................................16,5 dm3/s (1000 l/m) Compressor ratio ..............................1.35:1 Air tanks standard - Primary....................................2x30 dm3 (l) - Front circuit................................30 dm3 (l) - Rear circuit.................................30 dm3 (l) - Park circuit..................................30 dm3 (l) Compressed air system can easily be lled from external circuit. Handbrake Air operated spring brake acting directly on the rear wheels. Application is innitely variable by means of a control on the fascia.

signalization when front hatch open, head lamp cleaner, exit light above door2, high rear direction indicator. 1 or 2 roof hatches, electrically or manually operated; with emergency exit mechanisms.

Doors and Door System


ISAF double doors inward gliding on all positions pneumatically powered with single bronze tinted glazing. Door operation available in a range of combinations. Control via button/joystick or both with various safety function combinations for door operation available. Can be tted with 8 mm square male or key cylinder locks for door1 locked from inside or outside. Door configurations ....2+2+2+2; 2+2+2+0 Door buttons for driver right hand operated. External emergency valves at all doors. Mechanical or electrical access ramp at second door.

Vehicle Structure
The body is based on the patented Volvo Bus concept, where an aluminium alloy providing superior corrosion resistance is used. The structure is made of extruded aluminium prole. Chassis oor structure built-up by steel RHS-proles, welded together with open c-prole cross-members. The combined aluminium and steel frame combines good stability with low weight and gives long service life and increased loading capabilities. Rigidity provides good stability and driving.

Ventilation, Heating and AC System


Water heating system with 2-pipe convectors and blower heating for drivers area, door1, pram area and door2 if tted. Available ventilation units in roof channels with or without heating and roof air conditioning unit with heating + cooling. Drivers cabin has convector or blower heating and can have own AC system. Door1 entrance can be heated by electrical mats in oor, preventing icing. A Multiplex 3 or 4-knob control panel enables manual or automatic setting of the climate parameters in the bus. External temp. meter installed and optional interior temp. meter. Convector heating: Output.............................................551W/m Weight..............................................3.1kg/m Blower heating for drivers area, door1, pram area and door2: data per blower Output ...............................................2.8 kW Air ow .........................................156 m3/h Weight ................................................2.7 kg Total power output from convectors and blowers...........4.1 to 6.1kW depending on spec. Additional heater heats the passenger compartment, defrosts the windscreen and preheats the engine. Available 7-day timer for programming the heater. Additional heater capacity...............30 kW Defroster: Air ow, min/max ....446 m3/h / 731 m3/h Heat output, min/max ...........7 kW/15 kW Air Conditioning system for cooling and heating the passengers compartment. AC type ..............Sutrak 136 type II or III Cooling capacity type II ...........29,3 kW Cooling capacity type III ............33,7 kW Heating capacity, type II/III..........42/46 kW Weight, type II / III ................165 / 210 kg Roof mounted driver s AC unit ....3,5 kW drivers

Rear Axle and Tyres


Rear axle Portal (drop centre), single reduction axle with low offset 87 input from the engine via the propeller shaft. Three axle ratios available: 5.27:1, 5.77:1, 6.21:1. Tyres & Rims 10-stud steel disc wheels. Zink wheelnut protectors. Dual driving axle wheels. Extra spare wheel, tool kit, warning triangle. Rims........................................................Tyres 7.5x22.5..........................275/70R22.5

Glazing
Glued one-piece panoramic wind screen, clear or green tinted, side windows with single or double glazing clear or tinted, rear window with single glazing tinted only. All glazing, bronze tinted apart from drivers window which is clear only. Drivers side double glazed window manually operated; without electric heating or single glazing with heating. Available 6 or all hopper windows (in total 10 for 2+2+2+2 or 11 for 2+2+2+0 door layout).

Suspension and Steering


Electronically Controlled Suspension, rigid front axle. Stabilizer front and rear. Anti roll bar at rear axle. Double-acting, hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers, two front, four rear. Whole side kneeling (70 mm). Kneeling interrupt con guration: stop or return. Numbers.......................Front/Second/Rear Air bellows......................................2/4/4 Levelling sensors..........................1/2/2 Steering gear Stabilizer at the rear. Double-acting, hydraulic telescopic shock absorbers. Power steering of ball and nut type with built-in servo unit. Left hand drive unit drive. Kneeling interruption conguration: return or stop. Steering wheel diameter.450 or 500 mm diameter 450 Optional.......................Steering wheel lock

Exterior
Front and rear walls made from bre glass and ABS elements. External side panelling are made of a single sheet of aluminium under the window line combined with glass bre plates and is nished of with a aluminum lower skirt for the sides. Hatches are made of the same glass bre panelling. Wheel arches of DCPD. Roof made of 1mm thick single-piece aluminium sheet, glued to the roof frame. Mekra or Wilke external mirrors. Electrically or manually adjusted, heated or not. 3-piece bumpers. Top hinged service compartment hatches with snap or cylinder locks. Mounted outside wide angle mirror on the RHS, ag holder Available: school bus equipment, warning

Air and brake System


Separate circuits for front wheels, drive axle wheels, tag/pusher wheels. Park brake circuit acting on drive axle wheels. Volvo disc brakes combined with electronic braking system EBS 5,which controls ABS/ASR

Interior
Materials full the European Directive

95/28, annex 4 and 5 concerning ammability. Step less, low oor throughout the interior, covered by antislip plastic Tarabus coverings. For the sidewall is used laminate and the oor is made of laminated plywood with noise damping properties in the engine area. Handrails in one standard colour: yellow RAL1021. Available light or heavy hammers with wire, which additionally can have signalization. On the front wheel box can be arranged a luggage rack. Partition walls are behind each door. Additional equipment: passenger barrier, re extinguisher 6 kg, rst-aid box, wheelchair safety wall, waste boxes for passengers, additional interior mirror.

Optional..............................VDV Dashboard Optional....................................Data logging Optional..........External temperature meter Option.............mainswitch can be located behind front hatch.

Electrical System
2nd generation Bus Electrical Architecture BEA2 with electronic databus system Multiplex 2 - a digital system for data transmission, system controlling, monitoring and coordination of functions of bus assemblies, equipped in electronic control units, connected in a two link network for transmission of data, defect codes, work parameters. Multiplex 2 provides diagnostic information for the driver and workshop. For testing, calibrating and programming of the control units is used PC based software package VCADS Pro. The system is equipped with main cut-off switch: electricity, engine or engine and fuel cut-off. Battery capacity ..........................2x225 Ah Alternators nominal capacity .........2x80 A .........................................2x110 A, 3x110 A Optional.....FMS1 or 2 Gateway interface Optional.......................FMS preparation kit Optional.......Basic or extended electric interface Optional................2 types of reverse alarm Optional.............................Battery charger Day running lights: available in 8 different set ups, End outline marker, side marker and position lamps, low/high beam halogen or xenon.Tail lamp of LED type (apart from direction indicators).

Type/nominal voltage ..........LED/24 V DC Data communication ...........RS 485, IBIS Mounted pram/wheelchair buttons inside/ outside for signalization to driver. Stop request buttons on handrails. 8 mm square female or male key for the destination boxes. Two interior bus stop signs.

Painting and Labels


Steel elements: primer and topcoat nishing. Under body coating process: sealing with an anti - corrosion/ protection / silencing compound. Spraying a conservation agent one the chassis pro les. Wheel arches: sealed with an anti-corrosion compound and an anti-gravel protection. Body panelling: primed, then painted with ller and topcoat. Outside painting std........white, RAL9010

Passenger and Courier Seat


Volvo seats. Modular, moulded construction. Cantilever mounted to the wall. Accessories: support handle, connections to support rail, bow-type handles, armrests, single and double seating places, seats for wheel arches and rear benches. Available foldable seats. Space available to standing passengers: 13,9m2 for DL2220, 15 m2 for DL2222.

Drivers Seat and Station


Volvo dashboard available or instruments only supplied. Dashboard has two satellites on the right and the left side. Adjustable steering wheel, both height and tilt. Self canceling turn indicators. Dashboard,midmodule:speedometer,rev counter, drivers display, fuel gauge, coolant temperature, brakes, turbo and oil pressure, indicator and warning lamps. Signalisation lamps. Dashboard, right module: radio, 3 or 4-knob climate control unit. Dashboard, left module: emergency switch, tachograph, switches. Right panel: gearbox selector, doorbrake knob, switches and signalisation lamps. Left panel: Light Control Panel, exterior light switches, switches and signalisation lamps. Roof panel: Digital tachograph, radio Instrumentation, behind engine. Selector for front or rear operation, starting. These controls enable engine operation from the tail of the vehicle during service work, ISRI drivers seat, with optional 2 or 3-point safety belt. Adjustment of: horizontal position, weight suppression, stroke, height and rake, seat cushion, backrest. The drivers seat can have left side armrest, electrically heated seat/backrest, has air suspension with a swivel base. The drivers compartment can have a low or high door with xed protection. Front 1-piece sunvisor can be manually or electrically operated. Side sun visor. Main cut-off switch: electricity, engine or engine and fuel cut-off. Located on the dashboard left hand side. Optional............................................Alcolock Optional....................................................AIC

Audio System
Stereo radio with CD player or preparation for radio. Public address system foot controlled. Installed speakers in roof panels, 1 external loudspeaker (option), loudspeaker for driver, driver microphone, Volvo brand equipment. City amplier. Radio switches in the steering wheel. Optional.............Radio switches in steering wheel

Information system
ITS4 bili is ITS4mobility i an i lli intelligent T Transport System designed for Bus operations in public transport. It will assist the operator and driver with real time information about the trafc and provide passenger inside the bus with information regarding next stop, following stop, route number, end destination and panic button for driver in case of emergency which will inform trafc control centre with position. A number of combinations of hardware are available. Modular, electronic destination signs, with maintenance free illumination in the front, rear and side walls. LED destination signs as standard. Standard control via AIC and ITS4mobility or Mobitec ICU400.

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Seat layout with STER 6MV seats. Door layout DL2222. Seating places 41+1+1 foldable seats.

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