Isuzu BU Series is a series of full-size buses built between 1962 and 1980. It’s First-generation In February 1963, and second-generation in 1972.
Generation of Isuzu BU Bus
First Generation (1963-1972)
In February 1963 the sale as a coach began DH100H-BU20 (190 hp) engine with air brakes, retarder installed with the horizontal rear underfloor engine. The wheelbase was 5.50 meters and BU10 5 meters. With air suspension and (230 hp) than P-end model with the turbocharger. Four headlights are standard.
In 1965, the gutters were introduced adapted to construction standards of aircraft and the BU 15 with a wheelbase of 5.2 meters.
Also in 1966, the bus with a wheelbase of 4.8 m was BU05.
In 1967, the pursuit of economic efficiency brought direct to the E110H engine (215 hp), also the D920H-engine (175 hp, 9203 cc), and an increase in output to 195 hp at DH100H engine. The direct-injection engine D920H became the most popular engine in the standard bus variants.
From 1970, the performance of the P-end model increased to (250 hp) with the E120H engine with direct injection.
Second generation (1972-1980)
In 1972, there were changes to improve the axle load, length and wheelbase remained unchanged with front overhang, also the engine power increased to 260 hp in the E120H. BU35 added with 6 m wheelbase.
In 1973, the front end was tilted forward.
1980 Production start and end of the Successor Isuzu C.
Body and chassis
- Body Style: Low-Bus.
- Engine: DH100H, E110H, E120H, D920H.
- Wheelbase: 4800 mm, 5000 mm, 5200 mm, 5500 mm, 6000 mm.
Engine: DH100H, E110H, E120H, D920H
Wheelbase: 4800 mm, 5000 mm, 5200 mm, 5500 mm, 6000 mm