Euro 6 MCV at Arriva the Shires

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A Euro 6 MCV C123RLE-bodied Volvo B8RLE demonstrator has gone into service with Arriva The Shires at Luton. Powered by a 7.7-litre D8K.280 engine producing 280bhp at 2,650rpm and peak torque of 1,050Nm at 950-1,700rpm, the 12.1m-long bus has a body with a stainless steel frame and GRP side panels. Seating is for 46. The Esteban Civic V2s in this bus are on tracking at the operator’s request. MIKE PENN