Auto Expo Live – Tata Starbus Urban hybrid, Urban 9/18 articulated announced

Posted on: Feb 7, 2014 - 8:50am IST

Tata Starbus Urban Hybrid

Tata Starbus Urban hybrid front three quarters

The Starbus Urban is a front engine parallel-hybrid diesel bus that is powered by a six-cylinder turbo intercooled engine that develops 130 hp @ 2,400 rpm and 430 Nm @ 1,350-1,800 rpm. Its wheelbase measures 6,200 mm, while the vehicle’s dimensions are 12,000 x 2,600 x 3,200 (L x W x H – in mm). The seating capacity is 32+1 while there is space for 24 passengers to stand. The floor height is 900 mm and the gradability is 17 percent. The vehicle’s top speed is limited to 70 kph and the bus weighs (GVW) 16,200 kg.

Tata Starbus Urban 9/18

Tata Starbus Urban 918 articulated bus rear three quarters left

The Tata Starbus 9/18 is a front-engine triple-axle articulated bus powered by a six-cylinder Cummins 280 hp BS4 diesel engine that displaces 6.7 liters and produces 280 hp @ 2,500 rpm. The first wheelbase is 6,200 mm, the second 1,815 mm and the third 1,815 mm. The vehicle measures 17,950 mm long and 2,600 mm wide, with an overhang of 2,600 mm. The steering system is of a hydraulic type, and the passenger capacity is 43 people seated, and 48 people standing.

Tata Starbus Urban FE – Parallel Hybrid Bus Press Release


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Tata Starbus Urban 9/18 FE – Articulated Bus Press Release


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One thought on “Auto Expo Live – Tata Starbus Urban hybrid, Urban 9/18 articulated announced

  1. Bhargava says:

    Nice photo coverage!!

    The Tata Starbus Urban Hybrid needs two doors for the Indian conditions, sometimes I feel even two doors are not sufficient.

    Tata motors should also introduce CNG variants of the same.

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