Advanced Bus Industries MSV

Advanced Bus Industries MSV
Years of manufacture 1996-1999
Length 25, 30 feet
Width ? inches
Power/Fuel Diesel

The Advanced Bus Industries MSV was a lightweight, low-floor transit and personal bus. They were constructed using fibreglass body panels and carbon steel frames. It is the predecessor to the Advanced Bus Industries TSV.

The MSV was originally built by Mauck Special Vehicles, until it was transferred to the new Advanced Bus Industries upon being purchased by a group of investors. [1]



  • Length: 25', 30'
  • Width: 95"
  • Height: 94"
  • Weight: 9,170 lbs
  • GVWR: 13,500 lbs
  • Overhang (f/r): 78.5" (front), 72" (rear)
  • Wheelbase: 143.5"




Fuel Tank Capacity

  • 32 gallons
  • Average Fuel Economy - 6.42 mpg


United States  

Demonstrator and engineering units

Below is a list of known demonstrator and engineering buses

Fleet number Thumbnail Year VIN Engine Transmission Notes
April 1999 1M9130G30WC089021 General Motors Vortec General Motors Hydramatic Altoona test bus.


  1. Wikipedia, retrieved on 2010-12-12