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Minibus offers greater comfort and sophistication
In 27-30 September, Volare presents at the exhibition BrasilFret 2018, in Foz do Iguaçu (state of Paraná), the new Fly 9 model, launched in celebration of the company's 20 years of activities. The Fly 9, as well as the entire Volare Fly line, has received design changes following the main tendencies in the automotive segment, which makes them unique microbuses/minibuses within the national market. Lightweight, with clean and futuristic lines, the Fly 9 features novelties such as the adoption of Daytime Running Lamp in LED for all models, as an anticipation of the mandatory standards that will be enforced in 2019.
Externally, the new Fly 9 has gained new bumper and front grille, LED fog lights and mirrors painted painted in the same color of the vehicle. Volare´s logo was also restyled as a new lettering, and positioned in the center of the front cover. The grille in gray titanium highlights the logo and is an aggressive and unprecedented design style in the bus industry. On the rear, new optical assembly, trunk lid, more harmonious design lines in the glass, bumper, plate holder and delimiters. The result is the consolidation of the brand's unmistakable innovative style.
Designed "from the inside out" and focusing on passengers and the driver, the Volare Fly 9 offers internal comfort, ergonomics and sound insulation that are far above the conventional mini and microbuses.The new dashboard adopts automotive concepts with easy access and reading of the instruments. The steering wheel, shift lever and controls are also ergonomically placed. In the central console, optional equipment such as the rear-view camera, GPS, audio and video system can be installed. More efficiently positioned air drivers for easy access, package rack on the sides, individual lighting for the driver, as well as air conditioning/ventilation other than cooling the passenger lounge are other important features.
The Volare Fly 9 optimizes the use of internal space and is designed to offer the best cost-benefit with exclusive internal finishings, new upholstery available and a great variety of seat options. More ergonomics and comfortable, they have cup holders, integrated footrest, retractable seat belt and USB port. The highlight is the Executive Soft semi-bed reclining seat, which is wider (1,060 mm), with leather upholstery and headrest in viscoelastic foam. This material was developed to adapt to the structure and height of passengers, accommodating them with maximum comfort.
The air conditioning system of the passenger lounge is uniquely developed with better air flow guidance and individual outputs located in the reading lights for greater efficiency in the air conditioning of the entire environment. Besides the LED reading lights, the internal lighting also counts on LED indirect lights that create an environment of comfort and sophistication. Another important item is in the new opening system of the rear flap, with a lighter, easier and more efficient drive.
Rimatur fleet renewal
During the BrasilFret exhibition, Volare, through its RodoService dealership, will deliver the first Fly 9 vehicle, out of a total of 22 units purchased by Rimatur, a traditional customer that is the largest chartering company in the South of Brazil.
Headquartered in Curitiba, Rimatur currently has approximately 1,000 direct and indirect employees with garages in the cities of São José dos Pinhais and Fazenda Rio Grande. The company focuses on the continuous renewal of its fleet now with an average of 3.5 years. This year alone the company has already purchased 75 new vehicles to its fleet.
Picture credit: Julio Soares