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Our axle product portfolio: Efficiency on demand.

Our product range consists of various axle systems. This product range is highly suitable for nearly all bus categories from minibuses through to coaches, in urban areas or overland. We use our customers’ experience, their requirements and demands as an essential precondition in the development and technology of new axle concepts. Our innovative state- of-the-art engineering and our quality-driven plants in Germany give our axles outstanding performance in:

  • Durability
  • Fuel efficiency
  • Quiet operation

Top vehicle manufacturers around the world know they can depend on these features of our axles and the reliability of our services. This leads us to one of the world’s biggest producers of commercial axles.

Convince yourself and discover the advantages of Mercedes-Benz axles.

Bus front axle systems.

Product features.

  • Tire sizes from 17.5 to 22.5 inches
  • Axle loads from 3.5 to 9 t (per axle)
  • Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) from 6.5 to 24 tons
  • Longer lifetime and easy maintenance
  • Additional payload due to weight-optimized design
  • Left or right handed applications possible
  • Maintenance free wheel hub
Bus front axle systems.
F 3.5 - F 4.4.

F 4.1 - F 4.4.

  • Steered rigid axle with forged front axle beam
  • Recommended for minibuses

Data and dimensions

  • Axle load: to 4.4 t
  • Tire size: 17.5 inches
  • Brake: disk brake
  • Axle weight: 245 kg (varies depending on configuration)
  • A = overall wi: 2293-2303 mm
  • B = track width: 1949-1975 mm
  • C = spring track: 830 mm
  • D = max. turning angle 52°
F 5.3 - F 6.1.

F 5.3 - F 6.1.

  • Steered rigid axle with forged front axle beam
  • Recommended for midibuses

Data and dimensions

  • Axle load: 5.3-6.1 t
  • Tire size: 19.5/20/22.5 inches
  • Brake: disk brake
  • Axle weight: 357 kg (varies depending on configuration)

  • A = overall width: 2346-2389 mm
  • B = track width: 1955-1991 mm
  • C = spring track: 830 mm
  • D = max. turning angle 52°
FO 7.5

FO 7.5.

  • Steered rigid axle with forged front axle beam
  • Low-floor option owing to a large drop
  • Recommended for city buses and coaches

Data and dimensions

  • Axle load: 7.5 t
  • Tire size: 22.5 inches
  • Brake: disk brake
  • Axle weight: 430 kg (varies depending on configuration)

  • A = overall width: 2495 mm
  • B = track width: 2101 mm
  • C = spring track: 1094 mm
  • D = max. turning angle 55°
F 7.5 - F 8

F 7.5 - F 8.

  • Steered rigid axle with forged front axle beam
  • Recommended for city-buses and coaches

Data and dimensions

  • Axle load: 7.5-8 t
  • Tire size: 20/22.5 inches
  • Brake: disk brake/drum brake
  • Axle weight: 461 kg (varies depending on configuration)
  • A = overall width: 2486-2583 mm
  • B = track width: 2046-2140 mm
  • C = spring track: 840 mm
  • D = max. turning angle 52°
F 9 - F 9.5.

F 9 - F 9.5.

  • Steered rigid axle with forged front axle beam
  • Recommended for city-buses and coaches

Data and dimensions

  • Axle load: 9-9.5 t
  • Tire size: 20/22.5 inches
  • Brake: disk brake/drum brake
  • Axle weight: 461 kg (varies depending on configuration)
  • A = overall width: 2486-2583 mm
  • B = track width: 2046-2140 mm
  • C = spring track: 840 mm
  • D = max. turning angle 48°

Mercedes-Benz Powertrain.

Mercedes-Benz Powertrain offers outperforming and individual engineered aggregates - engine systems, transmission systems and axles - each will provide our customers with the highest durability and quality at the same time. Together, they compose an even more sophisticated, technologically advanced and with regards to fuel efficiency, unbeatable powertrain.

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