Champion Bus Dealer and Distributor

Champion Bus

champion bus logoCentral States Bus Sales, Inc., is proud to be a Champion Bus Dealer & Distributor. Champion Bus is a nationwide manufacturer of specialized commercial buses designed and manufactured to provide superior transportation solutions for a wide range of markets. In business since 1953, Champion Bus has been ISO certified and was the first bus company to be QVM certified by Ford Motor Company. All Champion Bus products comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS).


LF Transport Champion Bus

LF Transport

FlexBus® technology means this low-floor shuttle bus can be equipped to meet your specific needs. Choose single-slope EqualizerRamp®, IntelliSync® “Smart” suspension system with low-speed OverRise™ function and with the Dynamic Ramp™ there are no lifts or multiple step entrances to stumble on. The LF Transport® is built without changes to the original cab or critical chassis cab B pillar structure and only minute modifications (similar to the industrial standard to stretch wheelbase) to the original chassis frame rails so the LF Transport® retains all Original Equipment Manufacturer warranties from Ford, GM and Freightliner. The conversion to the Ford chassis is approved by the Ford Motor Company QVM Program.

Champion challenger


The Champion Challenger is ideal for commercial bus needs. The Challenger provides a wide range of floor plans and options to suit any application. This vehicle varies in length from 21’ 5” to 25’ 5” and is 96” in width, accommodating up to 29 passengers. The Challenger can be built on either a Ford or Chevy chassis. Take a close-up look at the Challenger. For low-cost applications and long-run durability, you won’t find another bus that measures up.


When it comes to tough, durable buses, Champion wrote the script; and the Defender is the leading player. Defender is the medium-duty bus with the heavy-duty performance to provide reliable service under the toughest working conditions; and it’s available on an International, Ford F-550, or Freightliner M2 chassis. The Defender provides a wide range of floor plans and options to suit any application. This vehicle varies in length from 27’ 8” to 38’and is 96” in width, accommodating up 38 passengers.


LF Avenger

The LF Avenger combines the low floor design found in the transport with a larger chassis a modified door location. This is the ideal choice for customers wanting a larger chassis with the low floor benefits typically offered in smaller sizes.

All illustrations and specifications contained in this Web Site are based on the product information at the time they were approved for posting and inclusion in the site. Some equipment and features shown may be optional. In keeping with its policy of continual product improvement, Central States Bus Sales, Inc., reserves the right to change specifications without notice and without incurring obligations.


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