Leyland TIGER TS1 Bus
|Manufacturer||Leyland motors limited|
|Production||1927 to 1931|
|Engine||Leyland 6-cylinder petrol|
|Transmission||4-speed sliding mesh|
The Leland Tiger TS was a Commercial Bus built by Leyland motors limited from the late 1920s to the early 1930s.
The TSI was the first of Leyland's famous Tiger range. The first Leyland Tiger series was built from 1927 until the beginning of the 1950s over diffrent models.
The tiger was derived from the double-decker Titan(TD1). This was the successor to the Leyland Lion . The tiger was one of the busiest buses in pre-and post-war Great Britain and shaped the image of British roads with its typical appearance.Typical for British buses of this time was the half-sided driver's cab, which was almost pulled up to the level of the radiator grille. it offered the driver a good all-round view and, easy access to the engine.
The Tiger was a chassis with a front engine. The chassis was provided with bodywork by various bodybuilding companies
The first TS With a wheelbase of 17ft 6in, Most tigers were provided with a 7.6 ft wide it made its first appearance in 1927. Designed to carry bodwork of 27ft 6in length and 7ft 6in width, the TSI is powered by a Leyland 6-cylinder 6.8 litre petrol engine. It has a 4-speed sliding mesh gearbox, underslung worm driven rear axle,and vacuum servo brakes.
In addition to outside coachbuilders, Leyland also produced bodywork for this model.
The TSI continued in production until 1931.