Volvo Cars Needs You!
Test Drive App Research Project
We are taking part in a research project in conjunction with Volvo Cars Sweden, trialling a new Test Drive app. We are looking for volunteers to be part of the initiative.
What is the Test Drive App?
'it offers customers a digital, interactive and engaging test drive experience where the car demonstrates selected features and unique selling points in the context of test driving'
Test Drive App Clinic at Volvo Cars Poole - Sat 10th - Sun 11th February
We need volunteers to take an hour long test drive on either Saturday 10th or Sunday 11th February in one of the cars that has the app installed. The cars available to test drive are:
XC90 T8 R-Design
XC90 T6 Inscription
V90 Cross Country T6
If you are available on these dates and interested in being a Volvo guinea pig and trialling the Test Drive App then please register your details and Jason Dilworth our Product Specialist will be in touch.
Be The First
The XC40 First Edition
Limited Edition, limited availability, fully equipped from £389 a month.
All encompassing offer inspired with R-Design sports styling. Only 10 available for March delivery call our Sales Team on 01202 065555 for more information.
On Personal Contract Hire with Volvo Car Financial Services, Initial rental £2,334, 48 months, 10,000 miles per annum.
*Important Information: 18’s & over, subject to status. Guarantee/Indemnity may be required.
You will not own the vehicle and it must be returned in good condition to avoid further charges. Subject to availability for vehicles ordered by 01/01/18 to 31/03/18. Not available with other promotions. Excess mileage will be charged at 7.56p per mile for the first 5,000 excess miles. After 5,000 excess miles, excess mileage will be charged at 10.08p per mile. Provided by Santander Consumer (UK) PLC trading as Volvo Car Financial Services, RH1 1SR
Crowned What Car? Car of the Year
Volvo's first ever compact SUV named What Car? Car of the Year 2018
• XC40 also takes Best Family SUV title
• Praised for its style, quality, comfort and safety
• Volvo XC60 wins What Car? Safety Award
The Volvo XC40 has won the What Car? Car of the Year 2018 award, just four months after it went on sale.
Volvo's first ever compact SUV was also crowned Best Family SUV at the 40th annual What Car? Awards, which were held at the Grosvenor House hotel in London on Tuesday, 23 January.
The What Car? judges were seriously impressed with the premium XC40, saying: "This is a big moment for Volvo, because the XC40 has beaten some truly exceptional rivals to win here. With its mix of comfort and class, safety and style, the new XC40 excels in all the areas that are important to buyers. Amid a year of great new cars, it stands out as the most impressive by far."
The XC40 brings a new level of flair and desirability to the compact SUV class. It mixes bold looks with cutting-edge technology, along with class-leading safety and ingenious interior storage.
Every version of the XC40 is also exceptionally well equipped. Even entry-level versions come with a nine-inch touch screen control system, satellite navigation, LED headlights, dual-zone climate control with a sophisticated interior air-quality system, and 18-inch alloy wheels. The innovative Volvo On Call remote control and emergency assistance system is also standard on every model. Volvo On Call allows you to control various functions of your car from your smartphone or smartwatch, including starting the engine remotely to heat or cool the cabin before you start your journey and sending a destination directly to the satellite-navigation system.
Volvo's sophisticated Pilot Assist system is available across the XC40 range. This semi-autonomous drive technology assists with the steering and controls the braking and acceleration required to keep the car safely in its lane and at the desired cruising speed or at a set distance from any vehicle in front.
The larger XC60 SUV was also a winner at the What Car? Awards 2018, making it a hat trick of wins for Volvo. It won the Safety Award as a result of its spectacular Euro NCAP crash test result. It scored an incredible 98% in adult occupant protection tests, along with 87% for child occupant protection and 76% for pedestrian safety. A score of 95% for the XC60's safety assistance technology rounded off its superb showing.
Every XC60 comes with a suite of ground-breaking safety aids, including systems that will actively help you steer around an object in an emergency or guide you back into your lane if you inadvertently move into the path of another vehicle.
Commenting on the awards, Jon Wakefield, Managing Director of Volvo Car UK, said: "Winning the overall What Car? Car of the Year award for the XC40 is a fantastic result – not just for everyone here in the UK, but for Volvo as a global company. The XC40 perfectly showcases the bold new direction Volvo is taking, and brings our class-leading connectivity, semi-autonomous drive technology and innovative storage solutions to the premium compact SUV segment.
"We are immensely proud of the XC40, and for the experts at What Car? to award it their ultimate accolade is the perfect start to what will be a hugely significant year for Volvo."
The Road Hawk DC-2
Record every journey with your own smart camera system.
With the Roadhawk DC-2, it's black and white.
Not literally of course.
Just ask us to install the RoadHawk DC-2 ands we'll professionally fit the discreet
device to monitor every move on the road ahead. We'll make sure that all wires
are safely hidden away and show you how to use and get the most out of you on-board
camera. So if you're ever invlolved in an accident, there will be no disputing the facts.
£265 inc VAT with fitting*
£186 inc VAT without fitting
Why the Roadhawk DC-2?
The high-definition video auto-records on continuous loop. You can view the files on Mac or PC, which include supporting data like speed and GPS. It will give you accurate evidence, whether it's for a minor claim or to combat insurance fraud.
Here's what you get:
Video files inc.time, date, GPS, Google Maps, speed and G-force
8GB SD card
Up to 78 hours storage (with optional 128GB SDXC card)
High-definition 1080p stabilised video
135 degree wide-angle lens
Mac and PC compatible MP4 viewing software
Speak to one of our Sales team to learn more on 01202 065 555 or email.