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Volvo Bus officially launch the Volvo 9700 in the UK and Irish market

Wednesday 28th April 2021, marks the official launch of the new Volvo 9700 fully integral coach to the UK and Irish markets. The vehicle announcement was made at 12pm via a specifically created reveal video hosted on the company’s official social media channels.

Built on the established and highly successful Volvo B11R driveline, the all-new Volvo 9700 blends luxury, performance, practicality and flexibility for any operation. It provides class-leading safety, a fuel-efficient driveline and a design which not only maximizes passenger comfort and experience but has an incredible road presence.

Stunning design with smooth contours compliment the Volvo driveline and combine to ensure outstanding fuel economy with an interior that is as stylish as the exterior. The driver’s environment with a sleek curved dashboard is ergonomically designed to give the driver a comfortable, spacious and efficient environment. Within the saloon, expectations are surpassed, offering a true feeling of Volvo quality.

David Porter, Sales Manager for Volvo Bus UK & Ireland, said: “After a hugely challenging 12 months for the whole industry, we’re delighted to announce some really positive news. The launch of the Volvo 9700 complete coach to the UK and Irish market is an exciting development for customers and Volvo Bus.

“Operators will no doubt be familiar with the new Volvo coach family, the 9700 shares many of the futuristic design features incorporated into the 9900 coupled with others, such as PSVAR capability making it the perfect, versatile addition to our customers fleets.”

David Porter continued, “We know as the industry is getting back on its feet, operators will be reassured by having the support of a manufacturing partner, who understands more than ever the importance of reliable vehicles and quality aftermarket back-up and support. Volvo Bus, the 9700 and Volvo’s dedicated dealer network delivers this and more.

The new 9700 forms part of what Volvo Buses described as the biggest revision of its European coach range in recent history and serves to demonstrate the organisations commitment to the market. A range of vehicles are now available for viewing at our Coventry Sales Centre, please contact your Regional Account Manager to arrange a test drive.


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