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The Condor was a double-deck bus built by Crossley Motors between 1930 and 1934.

The Condor was the first double-deck bus produced by Crossley. The chassis was 16 ft 7 1/2 in long with semi-elliptical leaf-springs all round. The chassis was designed to fir 52-seat bodywork.

The bus was fitted with vacuum assisted 17 in drums brakes. Handbrake operated the rear drums only.

The Condor replaced the Eagle double deck chassis

Production and engines

152 petrol engined chassis were made.

Numbers (90401 to 90403 and 90406 to 90500) between 1930 and 1931 and (90701 to 90757) between 1931 and 1932.

214 diesel versions were made.

Chassis numbers (90468, 90481 and 90498) were fitted with 45/85 diesel engines as trial vehicles. Numbers 90501 to 90503 were fitted with Gardner 6L2 engines in 1930. For the main production run, 99 were made (chassis numbers 90801 to 90900) between 1930 and 1932 and used the 48/100 engine, 91001 to 91100 made between 1932 and 1933 used either the 48/100 or VR6 engine. Finally 91401 to 91408 built in 1934 had the VR6 engine.

A single 3 axle model with Wilson pre-selector gearbox numbered 91301 was made as a demonstrator in 1934.

The Condor chassis was priced at £1230 in 1930.