Blue Bird

Type C Blue Bird Vision – Propane Powered

Blue Bird’s Propane Powered Vision leads the charge in alternative fuel school market. Based on a strong partnership between Blue Bird, Ford, and ROUSH CleanTech, the Propane Vision sets the standard for fuel efficiency, reduced maintenance costs, and excellent operational cost savings.

Utilizing the same purpose-built school bus chassis Blue Bird is known for, the Propane Vision offers an extra-strong propane fuel tank mounted between the frame rails with a usable tank capacity of 67 gallons. This offers an approximate range of 300 miles between fill ups. Also available on select wheelbase models is an 98 gallon extended range tank.Smartly paired with the Ford 6R140 automatic six-speed transmission, the vehicle has excellent power and hill-climbing ability.

  • Capacity
    • 36 to 78 passengers
  • Wheelbase Choices
    • 169″, 189″, 217″, 238″, 252″, 273″, and 280″
  • Engine Choices
    • Ford 6.8L 3V V-10 Propane Engine with ROUSH CleanTech Propane Autogas Fuel System
  • Transmission Choices
    • Ford 6R140
  • Passenger Seat Choices
    • High back school bus bench seats
    • Integrated 3PT lap/shoulder seats
    • Integrated child restraint seats
    • Integrated 3PT + child restraint seats
    • Activity seats 
  • Popular Options
    • Extended range propane fuel tank
    • Bendix air disc brakes
    • Wheelchair lift
    • Adjustable driver’s pedals
    • Automatic tire chains
    • Luggage compartments
    • Tinted windows
    • Heated and remote control exterior mirrors
    • LED exterior light package
    • Activity bus package
    • Many more options available

Our primary area of responsibility for this product is the state of Oregon and the counties of Clark, Cowlitz, Klickitat, Skamania, and Wahkiakum in the state of Washington. For more information on this or other products we offer and how they can be part of your transportation solution, please contact us at (800) 258-2473.

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