Buses - Ashok Leyland Corporate
New trend setter from Ashok Leyland Family introduced with modern technology to meet the global demands. Within a decade of its introduction 12M front engine bus has captured one fourth of MDV Bus Business in the country.
Best suited for sleeper coach application which is a new and most preferred by the travelers. Intercity bus travel is marked by long hours on winding roads that merge with modern highways, flyovers and unpaved suburban roads.
12M FE: Long Distance Smart Runner
The 12mFE is one of Ashok Leyland's intercity buses that is built traverse through vast stretches over long hours and varied operating conditions, so that the passengers can reach their destinations on-time, safely and comfortably. The elegant and functional 12mFE bus lives up to the reputation of Ashok Leyland buses for intercity travel - reliable, safe and comfortable.
- Operator: Profitable reliable partner by increasing revenue reducing operating cost
- Driver: User friendly cockpit area ensures confident and comfortable drive
- Passenger: Comfortable and tireless journey at an affordable cost
Bigger the better
Longest in its category offering choice of more legroom or higher seating capacity which ensures higher returns for the operator. Power packed drive train improves turnaround time and increases number of trips & revenue. Modern heavy-duty aggregates with longer maintenance intervals reduces operational cost.
Safe and comfortable Journey
12M offers best-in-class comfort for the passenger with a choice of Full Air Suspension and direct drive for AC. Properly packaged EATS and other aggregates gives additional space for convenient storage of luggage. Electromagnetic retarder ensures jerk free braking and reduced stopping distance for a safe & secured journey.
Comfort and precise Driving
Ergonomically designed drivers area ensures drivers are fatigue free and make more trips. Air assisted hydraulic clutch combined with pendant pedal and smooth cable gear shift system helps in changing speed with ease against the demanding road condition. Reduced turning circle diameter enables drivers to take precise turns and maneuver the bus through all traffic conditions.
|Engine||H Series, 6 Cylinder Diesel CRS BS VI||A Series, 4 Cylinder Diesel CRS BS VI|
|Maximum power||147kW (197hp) @2400 rpm||185kW (248hp) @2200 rpm|
|Maximum torque||700Nm @ 1200-1900 rpm||900Nm @ 1100 -1800 rpm|
|Clutch||380mm dia. diaphragm type with air assisted hydraulic actuation||380mm dia. diaphragm type with air assisted hydraulic actuation|
|Transmission||6 speed synchromesh with overdrive, Cable shift system||6 speed synchromesh with overdrive, Cable shift system|
|Front Suspension||Rubber ended leaf spring / Air suspension||Rubber ended leaf spring / Air suspension|
|Rear Suspension||Rubber ended leaf spring/ Air suspension||Rubber ended leaf spring/ Air suspension|
|Steering||Integral power assisted, Tilt & Telescopic option||Integral power assisted, Tilt & Telescopic|
|Rear axle||Fully floating single reduction hypoid||Fully floating single reduction hypoid|
|Brakes||Full air brakes dual line ‘S’-cam with ABS, Front disc option||Full air brakes dual line ‘S’-cam with ABS, Front disc option|
|Tyres||295/80 R 22.5 - 16 PR tubeless||295/80 R 22.5 - 16 PR tubeless|
|Electricals||24V - 150Ah /200 Ah (EMR Variant) Battery | 85A / 100 A (AC Variant) Alternator||24V - 150Ah /200 Ah (EMR Variant) Battery | 85A / 100 A (AC Variant) Alternator|
|Fuel Tank||350 L, aluminized steel tank||350 L, aluminized steel tank|
|Auxiliary Brake||Exhaust brake, Electro Magnetic Retarder option||Exhaust brake, Electro Magnetic Retarder option|
|AC||Provision for direct drive AC||Provision for direct drive AC|
|DEF Tank||24 Litres||24 Litres|
|Wheel base (mm)||6000||6000|
|Front overhang (mm)||2245||2245|
|Rear overhang (mm)||3500||3500|
|Overall length (mm)||11745||11745|
|Indicative Seating Capacity||2X2 - 45+D Push back seats | 2X2 - 37+D Push back seats with calf support | 2X1 - 30+D Sleeper||2X2 - 45+D Push back seats | 2X2 - 37+D Push back seats with calf support | 2X1 - 30+D Sleeper|