- news of this model (and 92206)
was first published on this site on 13th March 2011. Official
confirmation appeared on the KMB website three days later. This version
shows the vehicle in its later life. Model 92206 shows the vehicle soon after it entered service. Both models were released on 5th April 2011.
- AV1 was the first Volvo Olympian to be
fitted with air-conditioning and the first to be delivered to KMB. It
arrived completely built up in the autumn of 1993, having been bodied
by Alexanders in Falkirk, Scotland. It was registered FW5572 on 10th
January 1994. It carried a Volvo emblem on the radiator grille and
featured low level fog lights set into the front bumper. Its headlight
surrounds were painted black. It suffered accident damage in December
1996 and re-emerged with a modified grille, losing its Volvo emblem
and fog lights and this model is based on this modification. Subsequent deliveries commenced in
August 1994, these being shipped in kit form and assembled in Hong
Kong. The final delivery was in the shape of AV531, which was
registered on 7th September 1998.