Blue Bird Vision – Gas Engine

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The Blue Bird Vision offers the possibility of ordering the optional Ford V10 6.8L gas engine.

This engine is recognized as the best of its category for its reliability, smooth driving experience, and tried and tested technology. In cold weather, this engine is easy to start, even without the use of a block heater.

What’s more, its maintenance costs are the lowest in the industry thanks to its simplified, maintenance-free exhaust system.


Propane-Powered Blue Bird Vision

The Blue Bird Vision offers the possibility of ordering the optional Ford V10 6.8L engine equipped with a Roush Clean Tech liquid propane injection system.

The FRPCM (Fuel Rail Pressure Control Module) injection system used by Roush Clean Tech is the industry’s most innovative system. This engine is recognized as the best of its category for its reliability, smooth driving experience, and tried and tested technology. In cold weather, the propane engine is easy to start, even without the use of a block heater.

Propane represents the lowest operating and maintenance costs of the industry. Guaranteed savings are also associated with fuel costs and maintenance costs for the simplified exhaust system.

Roush Clean Tech injection system

  • Roush Clean Tech liquid propane injection system
  • Injector created for liquid propane gas (LPG)
  • FRPCM (Fuel Rail Pressure Control Module)
  • Stainless steel fuel lines

Carton Invitation imageFord 6R140 Transmission

The Ford 6R140 transmission provides optimal powertrain performance for gas or propane engines.

With its 6 speeds and high performance standards, it surpasses all other transmissions available on the market. Its mechanical capacities combined with its reliability result in lower maintenance and operating costs.


Blue Bird EconoShift

  • Estimated 5 to 6% fuel savings.
  • Compensates and automatically corrects aggressive and abusive driving, factors that affect fuel economy. Contributes to improved fuel efficiency.
  • Blue Bird EconoShift reduces engine revolutions and gear changes, resulting in fuel savings..

econoshiftBlue Bird PowerShift

  • Standard and favorable programming in mountainous terrain.

Specifications

  • 6-speed automatic
  • 900 lb/ft torque capacity
  • Modular design
  • Load capacity of 50 000 lb
  • More than 1 million manufactured since 2011
  • Manufactured in Sharonville, Ohio, USA
  • Compatible with the Ford V10 6.8L gas or propane engine
  • Available for school and commercial vehicles