Specific: In 1999 a need for new buses arose at
the Danish Forces in Kosovo. 2 second hand buses were
acquired from a civilian operator, and were delivered
through Stiholt Nord in Hjoerring.
Historical: VDL Bova, better known as Bova, is a
Dutch luxury coachbuilder which began building coaches in
1931. In particular, it is well known for the Bova
Futura, a streamlined body, often based on a DAF chassis,
which was first introduced in the 1980s and continues in
a similar form today.
The company was purchased by the VDL Groep in 2003.
Length: 12.0 m (468 inches).
Width: 2.50 m (97 inches).
Height: 3.52 m (137 inches).
Weight: 16.500 kg (36.300 lb.).
Engine: DAF, type DKX-1160, 6-cylinder 11.630 cm3
(709 cubic inches) displacement, inter cooler, liquid
Horsepower: 350 at 2.200 rpm.
Transmission: 6-speed, ZF type S6-90.
Transfer case: None.
Electrical system: 24 volt, negative ground.
Tyres: 295/80 - R22,5.
Fuel type: Diesel.
Fuel capacity: 800 liter (176 gallons).
Range: 3.000 km (1875 miles).
Crew: 1 + 1.
Additional: The buses dates back from