Motability Ireland & Western Motors Launch Disability Demonstrator Vehicle


Western Motors Skoda & Motability Ireland Launch Mobility Demonstrator Vehicle.

Western Motors Skoda of Drogheda in association with Motability Ireland has unveiled a new Skoda Octavia mobility demonstrator vehicle. Motability Ireland has expertly converted the vehicle with various car adaptations. Western Motors is the first motor dealer in Drogheda to take the initiative in providing a demonstrator car to promote the possibilities available to both disabled drivers & passengers.

The versatile Skoda Octavia has been fitted with a swivel seat using original Skoda passenger seat, hand controls, indicator & dip switch, panoramic rear view mirror, easy release handbrake and a powered wheelchair boot hoist. This vehicle will be on display daily in Western Motors Drogheda Co. Louth or can be arranged to be seen at Motability Ireland’s showroom in Ashbourne Co. Meath.

Commenting at the unveiling, Jonathan Moore, Sales & Marketing Manager, Motability Ireland said,

"We are delighted to have this opportunity to work with Western Motors Drogheda. The Skoda brand is becoming a popular Brand amongst the disabled market. This new Skoda Octavia allows Motability Ireland to retain the original seat when fitting a swivel seat. The fully automatic gear box will also favour disabled drivers and the wiring system allows for indicator & dip switches to be mounted on the hand controls’’

Robbie Mathews, Brand Manager, Western Motors Skoda said,

‘’Motability Ireland installs car adaptations with a renowned reputation for quality and reliability backed up by industry leading customer service. They are at the forefront of the mobility industry. At Western Motors Skoda, we realise the importance of the mobility market to our brand’s success in Ireland, and we intend to build upon this relationship in the future"

Steve McManus, Driving Instructor & Assessor, Irish Wheelchair Association said,

‘’I am delighted with this new demonstrator car. It gives the disabled people of Drogheda and their families their own demonstrator vehicle to view the latest car adaptations available to them’’