Ikarus 260.MR

The model

The Ikarus 260 solo and the Ikarus 280 articulated models were manufactured in the largest numbers in the world – more than 70,000 units of the 260 series were manufactured over the course of nearly three decades.

The vehicle

The Ikarus 260.MR bus was manufactured in 1979 and commissioned by the Hungarian Radio for use as a mobile sound studio, primarily for broadcasts from rural Hungary. The vehicle features sound insulated partition walls and a double-plate roof.

Salvaging the vehicle

The bus was included in the collection through the cooperation of the Media Support and Asset Management Fund (Hungarian acronym: MTVA) and the Transport Museum.


year of manufacturing:      1971 / 2002
weight:                              16 000 kg
capacity:                           98