The Volvo DRIVe range is making significant advances in reducing the environmental impact of new Volvos, as recognised by the sixth annual analysis conducted by T&E, the European Federation for Transport and Environment, which highlighted that Volvo has cut is carbon dioxide emissions by nine per cent in 2010, more than any other manufacturer.
To celebrate, Volvo dealers in Ireland are holding a Volvo DRIVe open weekend from November 11 to 13 when Volvo's most economical vehicles will be on display, and some economical offers will be available especially for the weekend.
The Volvo DRIVe range is now available on nine of the models in the Volvo family and the special offers for the weekend include:
Volvo C30 – free upgrade from ES specification to R-Design, worth €3,000. With the R-Design you can enjoy striking exterior lines enhanced with a full bodykit and 17" Cratus alloy wheels, lowered sports chassis, and embossed leather/T-Tec upholstery as well as the other R-Design features.
Volvo S40 and V50 – free upgrade from ES to SE Specification plus leather upholstery. The S40 and V50 are luxury cars and with €1,500 of additional specification at no cost.
Volvo S60 – The new S60 is winning many friends with its style and drivability, but for the open weekend it is available with finance from 5.9 per cent through Volvo Car Finance. Volvo Car Finance, available through all Volvo dealers, has finance available specifically for Volvo customers across the whole range, as well as this special rate for the Volvo S60.
Volvo V60, V70, XC60 and XC70 – free upgrade from ES to Volvo Ocean Race Edition. To celebrate the start of the Volvo Ocean Race in Alicante at the end of October, Volvo Cars have introduced special Volvo Ocean Race Editions across a number of its models. Featuring two unique colours, leather upholstery and trim, these models reflect the excitement of the race itself. The free upgrade is worth up to €3,000 for customers purchasing as a result of the open weekend.
Volvo S80 – free upgrade from SE to SE Lux, to provide the ultimate word in luxury. Offering executive class space, comfort and style with a spacious saloon body and the range is priced from €34,995 for the Band A DRIVe variant.