Blue Bird Xcel 102

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Blue Bird Xcel 102
Blue Bird Xcel 102
Years of manufacture 2001 to 2008
Length 29 to 40 feet
Width 102 inches
Power/Fuel Diesel, CNG

The Blue Bird Xcel 102 is a high floor shuttle bus with a low two step entry. It is wheelchair accesssible with a wheelchair lift at the centre door.

Specifications

Dimensions

  • Length: Under 29', 35' or 40'
  • Width: 102"
  • Height: 128"
  • GVWR: 36,200 lb
  • Wheelbase: Varies by model (150", 217" or 273")
  • Turning Radius: Varies by model
  • Step Height (f/r): 14.5" / 15.5"
  • Overhang (f/r): 90.1". / 123.2"
  • Interior Headroom: 80"
  • Aisle Width: Varies by floor plan
  • Tire Size: 275/70R 22.5
  • Fuel Tank: 105-gallon with right side fill (Emco Wheaton fuel option available)
  • Seating Capacity: Multiple floor plans available from 27-49 passengers

Engine

Transmission

HVAC

  • Carrier EM-17
  • Carrier RM-35

Suspension

  • Hendrickson (2-bag system per axle)
  • Meritor
  • Ridewell (optional)

Kneeling Option

  • Yes

Axles

  • Meritor

Brakes

  • Air

Steering

  • Ross TAS 65

Front Door

  • 34.5"

Wheelchair Lift Option

  • Ricon
  • Braun

Operators

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Demonstrator and engineering units

Below is a list of known demonstrator and engineering buses

Fleet
number
Thumbnail Year VIN Engine Transmission Notes
0218 2002 3F206396 John Deere Powertech CNG Allison B300R
  • 2003 model.
  • Altoona test bus.

References