Flxible 53102 Models

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Flxible 53102
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Years of manufacture 1973 to 1978
Length 40 feet
Width 102 inches
Power/Fuel Diesel

The Flxible 53102 is a series of American transit buses built from 1973 to 1978. It is part of the third generation of "New Look" buses produced by Flxible.

Model layout

Model designation is as follows:

  • 53: 40-foot length, nominal seating capacity of 53
  • 102: 102-inch width
  • -6: Detroit Diesel 6V-71 engine or -8: Detroit Diesel 8V-71 engine
  • -0: no air conditioning or -1: air conditioning


Detroit Diesel 6V71N
Detroit Diesel 8V71N
Allison VH
Allison VS2-6
Allison VS2-8
Allison V730


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Demonstrator and engineering units

Below is a list of known demonstrator and engineering buses.

Thumbnail Year Serial Engine Transmission Notes
1974 59543 Detroit Diesel 8V71N Allison 53102-8-1 model.