The Dennis Jubilant bus – specifically designed for Hong Kong, 1977-1981

Bus KMB Dennis Jubilant image Graces Guides

A KMB Jubilant Courtesy: www.gracesguide.co.uk

HF: The Dennis Jubilant was a front engine double decker bus chassis built by Dennis between 1977 [Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II?] and 1981. It was specifically designed for the contemporary operating environment (hilly roads and “one-man-operation” with a farebox) in Hong Kong.

The chassis design featured a set-back front axle, which enabled the front door to be located in front of the front axle, and a strengthened chassis frame. It could be fitted with a Gardner 6LXB engine and Voith D851 automatic gearbox. (1)

Bus Dennis Jubilant image www.gakei

A CMB Jubilant Courtesy: www.gakei

Source:

  1. http://www.gracesguide.co.uk/Dennis_Brothers:_Jubilant

See:

  1. Grace’s Guides – Dennis Brothers Grace’s Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in the UK.
  2. http://www.gakei.com/mds/mds.htm

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