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

Bus KMB Dennis Jubilant image Graces Guides

A KMB Jubilant Courtesy:

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




  1. Grace’s Guides – Dennis Brothers Grace’s Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in the UK.

This article was first posted on 19th September 2016.

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