Volvo Ocean Race Edition Car To Be Sold In 14 Markets
Volvo Ocean Race Edition
The Volvo Ocean Race Edition, which was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, will be released for 14 markets across the world, the company confirms.
The Volvo Ocean Race Edition will initially be launched in countries including Germany, China, Sweden, Great Britain, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Portugal, USA, South Africa, Ireland and France, sources said.
The car comes in two colours- Volvo Ocean Blue II and Electric Silver. The Volvo Ocean Race Edition 2011 will be released for sales in June.
“The aluminium decor is designed in such a way that the pattern looks like a yacht harbour full of sailing boat masts,” Volvo Special Vehicles Division President, Lennart Stegland, was quoted as saying.
Volvo is aiming to sell about 7500 units of this edition.
Volvo Ocean Race Edition car is based on the yacht-racing theme. The yacht racing event is being conducted by the company once in three years. This time, i.e. the 2011-12 Volvo Ocean Race will start in Alicante, Spain in October this year and would pass through many places including Cape Town, Sanya, Abu Dhabi, Lisbon, Cape Horn, Miami, Auckland, and Lorient. The racing even would conclude in Galway, Ireland, in July 2012.