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Old 23rd December 2014, 20:06   #1
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Default Camouflaged Volvo B9R being tested - Why?

At least that is the inference that I made after seeing a couple of buses in camo at Shoolagiri pump.
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Could not make out any visible change though. Looked like a regular B9R to me.

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Default re: Camouflaged Volvo B9R being tested - Why?

From the light console, and the metallic Alloy Wheels, I think this is an export product. Volvo exports B9Rs to a lot of countries from India - had seen a few Africa bound pieces a couple of years back at Volvo, Hoskote. Moreover, the way its covered doesn't look like a camouflage.
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From the light console, and the metallic Alloy Wheels, I think this is an export product. Volvo exports B9Rs to a lot of countries from India - had seen a few Africa bound pieces a couple of years back at Volvo, Hoskote. Moreover, the way its covered doesn't look like a camouflage.
Even i think its the same,for Export mainly to South Africa. On the front you can notice a series of lights placed on the top portion near front glass which will be missing in Indian version. You can see a lot of these kind of buses parked between SriPerumbadur and Ranipet on way to Chennai waiting to be shipped across.
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Default Re: Camouflaged Volvo B9R being tested - Why?

This is not a camouflage. This likely to be a protective film to protect paint shade during transit.
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