It all starts with the right engine

Whether diesel, propane, gas or electric, long-range trips or short local drives, we have the power to meet your needs today and are pioneering the engines of tomorrow. With an attention to detail and focus on your fleet, we keep you on the road and moving forward.

Which fuel is right for your fleet?

Diesel

Most commonly selected fuel choice

Proven reputation for durability

Improved mileage

Cleaner formula than prior years

Robust infrastructure already in place

Technicians with deep knowledge readily available

Strong residual value


Propane

Available fuel subsidies

More stable fuel pricing

Cleaner burning than diesel

Better startup and fewer complexities in cold weather

Higher acquisition costs, often offset by subsidies or incentives

Easier and less costly to maintain

No idling restrictions

Idling less detrimental to the vehicle

Quieter engine

No aftertreatment required

90% domestic fuel


Gasoline

Technicians with deep knowledge, readily available

Better startup and fewer complexities in cold weather

Quieter engine

Idling is less detrimental to the vehicle

No aftertreatment required

Lowest acquisition cost

Most districts already running gasoline buses (Type A)

Easier and less costly to maintain


Electric (Deliveries expected in 2020)

Zero emissions

Quiet operation

Lower operating cost

Lower maintenance costs

Flexibility to charge during off-peak hours

Enhanced safety and efficiency features

Fewer parts required

Grants and incentives available

High-performance versatility. That’s the power of choice.
No matter which engine you choose to suit your needs, rock-solid durability always comes standard.
Cummins B6.7
Specifications

Engine Type
Diesel, 4-Cycle

Configuration
Inline, 6-Cylinder

Displacement
409 cu. in. (6.7L)

Bore and Stroke
4.21 x 4.88 in

Aspiration
Variable Geometry Turbocharger

Combustion System
Direct Injection

Engine Lubrication
15L

Total Engine Weight (Dry)
1,150 lbs.

Horsepower
200-260 hp

Torque
520-660 lb.-ft.
High-performance versatility. That’s the power of choice.
No matter which engine you choose to suit your needs, rock-solid durability always comes standard.
PSI 8.8L Propane
Specifications

Cylinders
V8

Induction System
Naturally Aspirated

Combustion System
Spark-ignited

Displacement
535 cid (8.767 L)

Compression Ratio
10.1:1

Emissions Certification
US EPA & CARB HD-SI

Engine Oil Capacity (with filter)
7.5 qts (7.10 L)

Fuel Type
Propane

Bore & Stroke
4.35 in x 4.50 in (110.5 mm x 114.3 mm)

Rated Power
270 hp (201 kw)

Rated Torque
565 lb.-ft. (766 nm)

Cooling System
Water-cooled

Engine Coolant Capacity
16 qts

Engine Oil Capacity
7.0 qts (6.62 L)

Direction of Rotation
Clockwise From Front

Dry Weight
748 lb. (339 kg)
High-performance versatility. That’s the power of choice.
No matter which engine you choose to suit your needs, rock-solid durability always comes standard.
PSI 8.8L Gasoline
Specifications

Cylinders
V8

Induction System
Naturally Aspirated

Combustion System
Spark-ignited

Displacement
535 cid (8.767 L)

Compression Ratio
9.1:1

Engine Oil Capacity
7.0 qts (6.62 L)

Direction of Rotation
Clockwise From Front

Dry Weight
748 lb. (339 kg)

Bore & Stroke
4.35 in x 4.50 in (110.5 mm x 114.3 mm)

Rated Power
265 hp (197.6 kw)

Rated Torque
548 lb.-ft. (743 nm)

Cooling System
Water-cooled

Engine Coolant Capacity
16 qts

Engine Oil Capacity (with filter)
7.5 qts (7.10 L)

Fuel Type
Gasoline

High-performance versatility. That's the power of choice.

No matter which engine you choose to suit your needs, rock-solid durability always comes standard. Available exclusively on RE Series models, the Cummins® L9 is an inline-6, diesel workhorse.

Cummins L9™

Specifications

Cylinders
Inline 6

Fuel Type
Diesel

Combustion System
Direct Injection

Horsepower
300 (max)

Torque
860 lb-ft. (max)

Bore & Stroke
4.49" 5.69"

Engine Lubrication
15L

Rated Power
270 hp (201 kw)

Dry Weight
1,695 lbs.

Displacement
5.43 cu. in. (8.9L)

Aspiration
Variable Geometry Turbocharger
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