DENNIS 4 TON Bus history
|Production:||1921 to 1926|
|Assembly plants:||England UK|
|Body and chassis|
|Engine and Powertrain|
|Engine Displacement:||5.1-6.2 litre|
|Weights and Dimensions|
The Dennis 4 Ton Bus was produced in Great Britain in the 1920s avaliable as a open double decker Omnibus built on the 4 ton chassis.
Introduced in 1921, the 4 ton chassis is of the normal control type, being equally suitable for carrying goods or passenger bodywork.
Having a wheelbase of 14ft. it is powered by a 4-cylinder side valve petrol engine type C of 5.196 litres capacity also a larger type D used.
The gearbox used is a 4-speed sliding pinion unit, and gear selection is by means of a right hand gate change. The foot brake is of the slipper type, two shoes operating on a drum mounted in the transmission line whilst the
handbrake is rod operated on the rear wheels with overhead worm rear axle.
Production of this 4 ton model came to an end in 1926 with over 4000 built.