Volvo Trucks’ to Challenge Koenigsegg One:1 in New Spot

Over the past year, Volvo Trucks has unleashed a very successful marketing campaign to highlight the brand’s new technologies with a series of entertaining spots that often put automakers’ ads to shame.

These have included the widely acclaimed “The Epic Split” starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, “The Hamster Stunt” and “The Casino” prank.

On November 11, 2014, it will release a new spot named “Volvo Trucks vs Koenigsegg” in which motoring journalist and presenter of the British TV series Fifth Gear, Tiff Needell, will get behind the wheel of a Volvo FH truck and race a Koenigsegg One:1 at the Ring Knutstorp track in southern Sweden.

The goal here is to present Volvo Truck’s new “sports car technology-based” I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission to the test against one of the world’s fastest supercars.

“Matching a Volvo FH against Koenigsegg One:1 is the perfect challenge to see if our newly launched I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission lives up to expectations in terms of driveability and driving comfort that comes with seamless gear shifting,” says Per Nilsson, PR Director at Volvo Trucks.

Watch the teaser spot right below the jump.

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