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The Volvo 9700

Flexibility, fuel-efficiency and comfort. The Volvo 9700 is the ultimate choice for a profitable and productive coach business. With a powerful new engine and new driver’s environment, it will be your driver’s new favourite workplace. And your passengers will enjoy the legendary Volvo comfort and safety. Line-haul or charter, maybe both? The Volvo 9700 is simply ready, for whatever comes ahead.

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For any coach operation

The essence of the Volvo 9700 is flexibility. It can be configured to suit any operation. Even allowing you to alter between weekday schedules and weekend charter. It comes with a choice of two equipment levels and four lengths. Add to that three engine specifications, multiple interior options and a range of smart packages, combining features and services in a new way.

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 three power levels, from 420 to 500 hp. For improved environmental performance, all of them can run on HVO, and the 460 and 500 hp versions also on biofuel.

Performance

A Volvo experience

Legendary comfort and safety are a Volvo hallmark. And the Volvo 9700 is no exception. The new 13-litre engine and driveline improve driving and ride comfort still further. Increased stability, 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 is a sensational experience. Perfectly seated in the new driver compartment, 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. Now add our unique Volvo Dynamic Steering. The result is extremely smooth power, smooth gear changes and light steering for comfortable and safe driving.

Passenger experience

The Volvo 9700 comes with several comfortable seat versions. Generous, space-efficient and featuring attractive, durable materials. Overhead, there are spacious luggage racks and user-friendly service sets. Perfect climate completes the relaxing interior. And if you specify a wheelchair lift you have two alternative places for installation.

 

Travel in Volvo safety

In every Volvo, safety is built-in from the start. The Volvo 9700 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 Safety

Lane Keeping Support

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

Volvo Dynamic Steering

A technology that improves steering responsiveness and precision, thus reducing the strain on the driver’s shoulders, neck and arms.

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.

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.

More about Volvo Connect

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 pre-set 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 thanks to a state-of-the-art engine and an installation featuring a unique cooling system with electrical fans. The temperature is kept low and uniform 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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