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Volvo and Autoboland a safe bet for Joseph O’Brien


Volvo is known for producing rugged capable All wheel drive vehicles, so Irish flat racing Jockey Joseph O’Brien, who recently rode Australia to complete the Epsom-Curragh Derby double is happy to choose the Volvo XC60 D4 AWD SE as his vehicle of choice for 2014 provided by AutoBoland Volvo.

Joseph O Brien and Pat Drea Volvo Sales Manager AutoBoland ltd AutoBoland is located at Butlerstown Roundabout Cork Road Waterford Co Waterford This version is available to order now from your local Volvo dealer.

Joseph O Brien and Pat Drea Volvo Sales Manager AutoBoland ltd AutoBoland is located at Butlerstown Roundabout Cork Road Waterford Co Waterford This version is available to order now from your local Volvo dealer.

O’Brien has chosen a Volvo XC60 D4 AWD SE which is a powerful and economical 2.4 litre diesel Engine benefiting from CO2 emissions of just 139 g/km (tax band B2) and fuel consumption of 5.3 l/100 km (53.2 mpg) respectively.

He will act as brand ambassador for AutoBoland Waterford and can enjoy an exceptional standard of specification and power meanwhile retaining economical fuel consumption and low C02 emissions.

The Volvo XC60 D4 AWD SE trim level includes:

  • City Safety
  • Electronic climate control
  • Cruise control
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Rain Sensor
  • Rear park assist
  • Power Operated tailgate
  • Auto dimming rear view mirror
  • High performance audio sound system with Bluetooth®
  • 17” Alloys

Volvo’s reputation for safety is well known and the latest versions of the Volvo XC60 are fitted with City Safety as standard, a system using cameras and lasers to identify stationary or slow moving city traffic.

If the driver does not react in time the car will automatically apply the brakes, eliminating low speed shunts under 50km per hour or reducing the severity of higher speed accidents.

O’Brien who will act as brand ambassador for Auto Boland commented: “I’m absolutely thrilled with my new Volvo XC60. I’ve been driving it since January and it is the perfect vehicle for my lifestyle. It really is in a class of its own in terms of comfort and performance”.

Pat Drea Volvo Sales Manager at AutoBoland Volvo commented: “AutoBoland has been the Volvo dealer in the South East for almost 35 years and the Volvo range of vehicles, including the extremely capable Four Wheel Drive XC models, are very compatible with the Equestrian way of life so we are delighted that Joseph has chosen to drive a Volvo XC60.  The List of his record breaking achievements is remarkable and even more so when you consider his young age. We wish him and all his team at Ballydolye Racing continued success and the very best of luck for the rest of the season”

For more information, visit the website: http://www.volvocars.ie