Starcraft Bus Guardian

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Starcraft Bus Guardian
Years of manufacture 2010
Width 96 inches
Power/Fuel Diesel

The Starcraft Bus Guardian is a type-C school bus built on a Hino Trucks 338 chassis. The body used a welded galvanized steel cage design with fibreglass endcaps, galvanized steel side panels, and steel roof. An option for a fibreglass roof was available.

Between 2008 and 2009 Starcraft negotiated with Hino to supply the chassis.[1] The prototype vehicle was unveiled in October 2010, with production and sales scheduled to start in early 2011.[2] However, the bus never reached production.



  • Wheelbase: 235", 253" or 271"
  • GVWR" 33,000 lb


  • Hino J08E EPA 2010, 8.0L, 260 hp



  • Dual circuit air S-cam


  1. Starcraft, Hino Trucks to Partner on Type C School Bus,, retrieved on 2011-05-25
  2. School Transportation News article,, retrieved on 2011-05-25