Volvo Buses


Plastows makes a return trip with Volvo B9R

Oxford based Plastows Coaches has once again turned to Volvo Bus when it needed to update its fleet with the purchase of a new B9R Jonckheere bodied coach.

This is the fourth B9R Plastows has purchased for its all Volvo fleet of nine coaches.  The new B9R has a 53 seat capacity and is specified with TV screens, on-board toilet, hot drink servery and following a special request from Plastows, a reversing camera has also been fitted to the new vehicle.

Jo Standbridge, Regional Sales Manager for Volvo Bus, said:  “We’ve a very successful and long standing relationship with Plastows Coaches.  Over the years they’ve found our coaches meet all of their requirements of sound, efficient and reliable vehicles with excellent after sales back-up as well as availability of quality spares.

“We’re delighted to be working with Plastows again and the fact they have further invested in our popular B9R chassis clearly underlines the quality of service we provide and their faith and trust in our vehicles.”

The new Volvo B9R coach delivered to Plastows Coaches is specified with a rear-mounted D9B 9.4 litre diesel engine, capable of 380hp and connected to the 12-speed fully automated Volvo I-Shift gearbox.

Offering outstanding fuel efficiency, the vehicle has an exceptionally wide rev range resulting in excellent driveability, while the electronically controlled air suspension provides a high level of comfort for passengers.


23 July 2014

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The new Volvo Bus B9R recently delivered to Oxford based Plastows Coaches.