- Volvo and Amazon’s ultra-fast delivery service, Prime Now, to offer test drives in a UK first
- The ultimate in convenience – cars delivered direct to the customer’s home or workplace
- ‘Prime Now test drives’ available for a limited time on Volvo’s V40
- Open to Amazon customers in four UK cities during June and July
VOLVO has taken an industry first by offering test drives through Amazon’s ultra-fast delivery service Prime Now.
The ‘Prime Now test drive’ initiative is open for a limited time. It is designed to offer the ultimate in convenience and simplicity.
Customers can book deliveries to home or workplace by a trained expert. The offer is only available on the Volvo V40 hatchback, and only to customers living in four UK cities:
- Manchester and
The ‘Prime Now test drive’ will be available on selected weekends in June and July.
Jon Wakefield, Managing Director, Volvo, said:
“At Volvo Cars, we aim to make people’s lives easier. Our ‘Prime Now test drive’ offer does just that, allowing potential customers to try our V40 on their terms and in familiar surroundings.
“This unique initiative is the first of its kind in the UK and the latest in a range of offerings from Volvo designed to take the hassle out of running a car.”
To take part, Amazon customers simply enter their postcode on the dedicated ‘Amazon Prime Now Test Drive’ webpage, select their location and choose an available time slot. A fully trained operative will then bring the car straight to their door. Accompanied by the expert, who can explain all of the car’s functions, the customer can then put the V40 through its paces on roads familiar to them.
Following the test drive, customers can follow up via their local Volvo retailer.
Prime Now test drive slots
The test drives last for 45 minutes, and will be available for a limited time only on a first come first served basis over the following weekends:
- London June 09-10
- Birmingham June 16-17
- Manchester June 23-24
- Edinburgh June 30-July 01
What is Prime Now?
A benefit of Amazon Prime, it allows members to choose from more than 15,000 items for fast, same-day delivery. It is available to more than 30% of the UK population in selected postcodes in London, Birmingham, Newcastle, Manchester, Liverpool, South Yorkshire, Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire, West Yorkshire and Glasgow.