Blue Bird All American Rear Engine

Purpose Built Chassis

Chassis Advantages

The Blue Bird All American Rear Engine Chassis is specifically designed for passenger transport applications, delivering enhanced benefits to Blue Bird customers. The All American Rear Engine chassis boasts a high level of precision and optimization. Not only is premium quality built into every Blue Bird feature, but all supplier components are also chosen with reliability and purpose in mind to provide value throughout the entire life of the school bus.

Durable Construction The All American Rear Engine's purpose-built design places an extra emphasis on serviceability to ensure that routine maintenance is performed as quickly as possible and buses return to their routes. The most service-accessible bus in its class, the All American Rear Engine school bus provides unparalleled access to the critical engine compartment, helping to maximize uptime and ultimately provide increased value for customers over the entire life of the Blue Bird All American Rear Engine School Bus.

Body Advantages

Blue Bird's new RE body combines our renowned safety and durability advantages such as one-piece steel roof bows, formed one-piece wheel wells and full, off-the-chassis undercoating with new advances in visibility, serviceability, ergonomics, comfort, and stylish, modern design. The result is a bus that will last years longer, while pleasing everyone from drivers and passengers to mechanics and Transportation Managers.

Special Needs

The Blue Bird All American Rear Engine school bus not only offers safety and security, but it also directly caters to special needs students. Blue Bird understands that special needs passengers require unique features and has engineered these qualities into the design of the Blue Bird All American Rear Engine to provide peace of mind for parents and transportation professionals.

Special NeedsSpecific Special Needs Equipment/Options

  • Recessed wheelchair track and tie-down for safe and secure transport
  • Increased maneuverability from the short wheelbase and superior handling/steering to enable tight turn and curbside pick-ups if needed
  • Smooth operating, ADA-compliant wheelchair lifts from suppliers including Braun and Ricon and flexible wheelchair securement track locations
  • Optional flat floor for maximum configuration flexibility
  • Comfort Aire, Blue Bird's integrated air conditioning systems, for maintaining passenger compartment temperatures with maximum efficiency and the quality only provided from an OEM installed component
  • Exceptional passenger ride quality with Blue Bird's energy absorbing rubber isolater mounting system
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