New Flyer Industries XDE40

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New Flyer XDE40
New Flyer XDE40
Years of manufacture 2008 to present
Length 40 feet
Width 102 inches
Height 130 inches
Weight approx. 28,000 lbs
Seating capacity 42 max
Propulsion Diesel-electric hybrid
New Flyer XDE40

The New Flyer Industries XDE40 is a diesel-electric transit bus from New Flyer's Xcelsior line. It was the first Xcelsior model and was launched at the 2008 APTA Expo. The first customer of the XDE40 was Brampton Transit in 2010 for their Züm service.



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Demonstrator and engineering units

Below is a list of known demonstrator and engineering buses.

Fleet number Thumbnail Year VIN Engine Hybrid system Notes
New Flyer Xcelsior July 2008 2FYH8FV148D034335 Cummins ISL Allison EP40
  • Equipped with Luminator Spectrum destination sign, New Flyer logo badges by front wheels, blue graphical stripe, reflectors under headlights, American Seating InSight passenger seats
  • Received 4ONE Mx seats in 2009
  • Submitted for Altoona Test in July 2009 to April 2010
SR1321 New Flyer Xcelsior April 2009 2FYH8FV049A035253 Cummins ISL Allison EP40
  • Equipped with Luminator Horizon destination sign, Xcelsior logo badges by front wheels, 4ONE Mx passenger seats
  • Later received Kiel Ideo seats
  • Converted to battery-electric power in early 2012
2010 9E036684
SR1420 March 2010 2FYH8FV029E036720 Cummins ISL Allison EP40
SR1345 June 2010 2FYH8FR01AE037548 Cummins ISB6.7 BAE Systems HDS 200
  • In all forest green colour scheme with "It all adds up." wrap, and equipped with Luminator Horizon destination sign and Kiel Ideo passenger seats
  • Displayed at CUTA Trans-Expo 2010.
  • Altoona test bus from October 14, 2010 to November 30, 2011.


New Flyer Industries
Current Models

Battery-Electric: 35ft: XE35 - 40ft: XE40 - 60ft: XE60
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG): 35ft: XN35 - 40ft: XN40 - 60ft: XN60
Diesel: 35ft: XD35 - 40ft: XD40 - 60ft: XD60
Diesel-Electric Hybrid: 35ft: XDE35 - 40ft: XDE40 - 60ft: XDE60
Electric Trolleybus: 40ft: XT40 - 60ft: XT60
Hydrogen Fuel Cell: 40ft: XHE40 - 60ft: XHE60

Past Models

Compressed Natural Gas (CNG): 30ft: C30LF - C30LFR - 35ft: C35LF - C35LFR - 40ft: C40 - C40LF - C40LFR
Diesel: 30ft: D30LF - MD30 - 35ft: D35 - D35LF - D35LFR - MD35 - 40ft: D40 - D40LF - D40LFA - D40LFR - D40S - D40i - 45ft: D45S - 60ft: D60 - D60LF - D60LFA - D60LFR
Diesel-Electric Hybrid: 30ft: DE30LFR - 35ft: DE35LF - DE35LFA - DE35LFR - 40ft: DE40LF - DE40LFA - DE40LFR - DE40i - 60ft: DE60LF - DE60LFA - DE60LFR
Electric Trolleybus: 40ft: E40LF - E40LFR - 60ft: E60 - E60LFR
Gasoline-Electric Hybrid: 35ft: GE35LFR - 40ft: GE40LF - GE40LFA - GE40LFR
Hydrogen-Electric Hybrid: 40ft: HE40LF
Hydrogen Fuel Cell: 40ft: F40LF/H40LF - H40LFR
Liquified Natural Gas (LNG): 30ft: L30LF - 35ft: L35LF - 40ft: L40 - L40LF - L40LFR

Platform Invero - Low Floor - MiDi - Xcelsior