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Volvo 9700 Double Decker

The Volvo 9700 Double Decker is a premium experience for everyone: drivers, passengers and owners. It’s an extremely flexible double decker that offers impressive capacity and possibilities for different kinds of operations. It comes with a powerful new and highly fuel-efficient engine and a new driver’s environment. And legendary comfort and safety for your passengers. It’s ready, for whatever comes ahead.

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Our offerings are designed to suit the specific needs of different markets. Select your country to find out more about what’s available for your business.

Fuel-efficiency and biofuel

The new 13-litre engine and driveline feature several fuel-saving technologies, helping to reduce fuel consumption by up to 9% compared with the previous engine. A new engine compartment layout with a unique cooling system operated by electrical fans and lower engine revs at cruising speed are two examples. The engine is available in two power levels, 460 hp and 500 hp. For improved environmental performance, both of them can run on HVO and biofuel.

Performance

Superior – a premium Volvo tour & charter experience

Superior equipment level is designed for premium tour & charter business. Generous space, several comfortable seat options, premium materials and a choice of colour lines allow you to really tailor your premium Volvo charter experience. Add to that a range of infotainment systems and catering equipment and you can guarantee your customers first-class travel.

Select – efficient line-haul in Volvo class

The Select equipment level is perfect for high-capacity short- and medium-haul operations. It’s one of the most flexible double deckers on the market, offering a virtually unlimited number of seat layouts. It comes in a variety of lengths and can be tailormade to deliver a quality experience for up to 100 passengers travelling in comfort and Volvo safety.

A Volvo experience

Legendary comfort and safety are a Volvo hallmark. And the Volvo 9700 double decker is no exception. The new 13-litre engine and driveline improve driving and ride comfort still further. Less vibration and less noise make every mile a relaxed experience for both driver and passengers.

Onboard experience

A powerful driver experience

Driving the Volvo 9700 DD is a sensational experience. Perfectly seated with a new steering wheel and a new dynamic instrument cluster, you get that special feeling of control. With the new 500 hp engine and updated I-Shift transmission with even faster gear shifting, you have instant power access already from low revs. Smooth power, smooth gear changes and precise steering for comfortable and safe driving.

Designed for your passengers

Your passengers have high expectations regarding comfort and safety, and the Volvo 9700 DD will meet their requirements. No matter if they are commuting to work or enjoying a weekend charter, they will travel in Volvo safety. Seated in renowned ergonomic and comfortable Volvo seats, and with plenty of space for their belongings.

 

Travel in Volvo safety

In every Volvo, safety is built-in from the start. The Volvo 9700 DD is equipped with advanced safety systems that help the driver prevent accidents. And of course, all passenger seats can be equipped with 3-point seat belts. For younger passengers there are ISOFIX fittings for child seats and booster cushions, and we can also offer integrated rearward-facing child seats.

More about Volvo 9700 DD Safety

Lane Keeping Support

A warning system that notifies the driver if the coach is about to unintentionally cross a lane marker.

Driver Alert System

Safety starts with the driver. Driver Alert System senses if you are distracted or drowsy and signals that it’s time for a break.

Safer driver position

In the Volvo 9700 DD, the driver is seated on an elevated platform further away from the front of the bus. A position that improves visibility and driver safety.

Volvo Connect

With Volvo Connect you can save fuel, increase efficiency, secure uptime, boost safety and grow profitability. Volvo Connect is your fleet management system and entrance to the world of Volvo Bus Services. Connected services as well as documentation and workshop tools – all in one place.

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Zone Management

A unique-to-Volvo service based on geofencing, but with added functionality. One example is safety zones, where a vehicle’s speed is limited to a preset value within a defined area, or for part of a route.

Zone Management

Vehicle status

When a warning is lit on the driver’s dashboard it also sends a notification to Volvo Connect. Which means no time is lost. You can assist your driver and decide whether to return to the depot or complete the shift. A true uptime booster.

Vehicle status

Workshop services

Volvo Connect offers a range of workshop services with diagnostics, software downloads, documentation and instructions for maintenance and repair. And you can even find the right spare parts online.

Workshop services

Longer service intervals

With the new 13-litre engine service intervals are extended, mainly thanks to the electrical fans and a unique cooling system. The temperature is kept low and uniform temperature in all conditions, and the engine runs under optimised conditions.

Service contracts

Your coach’s uptime is the key to profitability. And with our uptime services and service contracts your coaches will have the proper maintenance and repair at the right time – without disrupting your business.

Service contracts

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