- The first Dennis Condor from Collector's Model was released in January
2000 and is this 'air-con' liveried model. It features rear-view mirrors,
an opening rear engine cover and 'air-con' grilles, through which can be
seen the 'air-con' fans.
- The Dennis Condor is unique to China Motor Bus. In fact, the Condor is
a rebadged Dragon, exclusive to China Motor Bus. The DA class entered service
between 1990 and 1997. It consists of 92 vehicles, with DA1-DA56 featuring
small top sliding windows, similar to UK vehicles, the windows being rubber
mounted. DA57-82 have no opening windows, these still being rubber mounted,
whilst the final batch, DA83-DA92, have bonded glazing. DA89 entered service
on 5th September 1997.
The above information is extracted from Mike
Davis's excellent reference book
Kong Buses - China Motor Bus - 65 years"