The model 675 – 699 & 750 – 869 Class Renault PR100.2 chassis came to Australia in CKD (complete knock down) form and were assembled by Clyde Engineering in Melbourne. Ansair Bus & Coach Division at Tullamarine then built the bodies.

Bus 675 at City Interchange. Photo by L J Pascoe.

ACTION purchased 145 of the Mk1 Renault PR100.2 buses, all of which have now been withdrawn from the fleet.

Photographs of each bus can be found in our gallery and articles on each bus in our fleetwiki.

Fleet Numbers: 675-699, 750-869
Total Buses
145
Delivery Dates:
16 April 1987 – 25 July 1990
Standard Livery Blue over orange
Engine Model 06.20 – 45B MIPS
Capacity 9.8 litre – Turbo charged
Power 186kw (240 Hp) @ 2100 RPM DIN 70020
Torque 940 NM @ 1400 RPM
Transmission VOITH D863 with hydraulic retarder
Steering ZF Power Assisted
Brakes 4 x Drum ABS (WABCO)
Tyres 11R x 22.5
Fuel Tank Capacity 200 litres (nominal)
Electrical System 24V – 80 Amp alternator
Seats 41 VOV II with Frontrunner Material and Chin Protector
Doors 1 Front, 1 Rear Glide-away twin leaf type. Rear door fitted with safety edges and interlock
Flooring Pirelli
Luggage Rack 1 Large over O/S front wheel arch
Windows Tinted bonded glass with top mounted hoppers
Roof Hatch Happich 1 front, 1 rear
Handrails Two overhead full length on either side of the aisle with vertical stanchions
Bus Stop Alert System 12 Passenger push buttons
Destination Equipment Front: BROSE Manually operated route and three numbers
Side; BROSE Manually operated three numbers
Heating: One drivers cabin, two saloon
Drivers Demister One located in the dash
Air Conditioning COACHAIR Integrated system – drivers cabin only
Radio Not fitted as original equipment
Bus length 11.57 metres
Rear overhang 3.3 metres
Front overhang 2.63 metres
Wheelbase 5.7 metres
Width 2.5 metres
Height 3.16 metres
Front Step Height 350 mm
Rear Step Height 350 mm
Floor Height 635 mm
Arrival angle 9 degrees
Departure angle 8.33 degrees
Tare 10,030 kg
GVM 16,000 kg
Top Speed 82 km/h
Exhaust Vertical near side rear corner