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Skoda supplies Octavia vRS Estate for Tour de France

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Skoda UK has supplied a fully-liveried Octavia vRS Estate to the regional Tour de France planning team in West Yorkshire.

The model has been provided to the taskforce by Skoda in preparation for next year’s world-renowned cycling race.

The Skoda Octavia vRS Estate was chosen by the three-man squad from West Yorkshire Police, who form part of the regional police planning team.

It was selected thanks to its combination of space, performance, and versatility.

The new addition to the fleet will be used in the first instance to transport surveying equipment as the planning team maps out the route to be followed by cyclists in the 2014 Tour de France.

The Octavia vRS Estate will then be deployed to support the competition which starts in Leeds on July 5.

Inspector Terry Murgatroyd, operations support services at West Yorkshire Police said: “We are very grateful to be working in partnership with Skoda Uk and for its support of British policing in the run-up to this world-class event.

“The availability of this vehicle will make our job much easier as it will enhance our flexibility to attend meetings and events across the region and the country.”

Picture caption: Sergeant Duncan Street, PC Simon Hardy and Inspector Terry Murgatroyd with the Octavia vRS Estate.


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