Champion Bus Challenger

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Champion Challenger
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Years of manufacture  ? to Present
Length 21 feet 5 inches to 27 feet
Width 96 inches
Height 112 inches
Power/Fuel Diesel, Gasoline, CNG, Propane
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The Champion Bus Challenger is a cutaway type bus built on a Ford E-350, E-450 or General Motors GMT610 and GMT560 chassis. The bus may feature a wheelchair lift or a flat floor option. Challenger bodywork was also available on the IC Bus AC Series.

Specifications (Ford E-350 or E-450 Chassis)

Engine

Transmission

  • Ford 4R100 4 speed (1992-2003)
  • Ford TorqShift 5R110 5 speed (2004-2016)
  • Ford TorqShift 6R140 6 speed (2016-present)

Fuel Capacity

  • 37 gallons (E-350)
  • 55 gallons (E-450)

GVWR

  • 12,500 or 14,500 lbs

Wheelbase

  • 158", 176" or 190"

Height

  • 112"

Specifications (Chevrolet GMT610 or GMT560 Chassis)

Engine

  • GM 6.0L (gasoline)
  • GM 6.6L (diesel)
  • GM 8.1L (gasoline)

Transmission

  • 4- or 6-speed automatic

Fuel Capacity

  • 35 gallons
  • 60 gallons

GVWR

  • 12,300, 17,500, or 16,500 lbs

Wheelbase

  • 139", 159", 165" or 184"

Operators

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References