Special Sales

Emergency Service Vehicles

Special circumstances call for extra special cars.

Emergency Services Vehicles

Special circumstances call for extra special cars, and Volvo has a long history of developing purpose-built vehicles for customers with special requirements. With over 50 years' experience, Volvo has a long tradition of producing emergency services vehicles adapted to suit their unique role. All factory-installed equipment is crash-tested and designed to stay firmly in place in the event of a collision. The emergency services vehicles have a base factory produced specification for this market and have final modifications for the specific service, once arrived in the UK.

Authority Specification Vehicles

Authority Specification is available in the UK in XC90, V90, V90 Cross Country, V60, V60 Cross Country and XC60.^

Authority Specification vehicles have uprated chassis and payload, larger brakes, bespoke trim levels and wheels.  They are stringently tested by Volvo Cars then further tested by Metropolitan Police in their specific brake test in the UK.

Authority vehicles are delivered with 4yrs 100,000 mile warranty as standard, with additional extension options available.

Mild Hybrid engines available in petrol and diesel from 150-300hp^
Plug in Hybrid petrol engines available from 211-390hp^

Civilian Specification Vehicles

Civilian cars are available for Marked / Unmarked / Covert use (Brake Tested and Speed unrestricted).
3 years 60,000 mile warranty as standard on civilian specification vehicles with additional extension options available.
Mild Hybrid engines available in petrol and diesel from 150-300hp^
Plug in Hybrid petrol engines available from 211-390hp^

^Subject to change and current model availability

Armoured Vehicles

Heavy Armoured XC90 to VPAM VR8 ballistic and explosive certification. The Volvo XC90 Armoured features full EU road certification.

Light Armoured XC90 and XC60 are certified according to American NIJ-IIIA standards in combination with VPAM BRV 2009 for light armoured vehicles. Volvo Cars secures the functionality on all parts and safety systems.
All Armoured XC90 and XC60 feature the B6 Mild Hybrid 300hp petrol AWD engine.

For more information please contact vcuksv@volvocars.comor visit https://www.volvocars.com/armoured-cars
With the V90 police car, Volvo takes the highly refined driving experience of the award-winning standard V90 to the next level. To transform the premium estate into a suitable emergency vehicle, the Volvo Car Special Products department further develops the car to meet the specific demands of police forces.

Designed around your needs

Volvo Car UK work closely with a network of Volvo Approved UK converters in order to meet UK Emergency Services needs on a one stop shop basis.


Our aim is to satisfy local and national emergency service needs, while securing the comfort and safety of personnel. Bespoke solutions for specific equipment, canine units or other specialised tasks can also be supported. Whatever your desired specifications, we are happy to provide solutions.

Contact Us
All enquiries for Police, Fire, Ambulance Paramedic, Rapid Response and Armoured Cars, email:



Jeanette Griggs
Special Vehicles Manager
Mobile: 07710 112055

Orders, Invoicing, Quotations
Delia Cook
Special Vehicles Coordinator
Mobile 07392 196822

Jant Mistry
Special Vehicles Aftersales Support Manager
Mobile: 07710 588091