car ratings 2017 - AutoMundo, the premier American Spanish-language automotive publication, named the brand-new Volvo S80 as Vehicle of the Year for 2007. The esteemed honor which is showing up in the April concern of the magazine adheres to the car?s launching in the USA market. It likewise shows the allure of the very initial Volvo luxury sedan powered by the famous V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the latest effort of the car manufacturer to relocate far from its boxy picture. Yet in addition to conjuring up futuristic designing, the car manufacturer also checked the waters and also introduced a powerful engine supported by a Volvo looter, filter, heating & cooling system and also similarly powerful brakes.
The deluxe flagship sedan from the automaker was chosen for its amazing revolutionary layout, dynamic and also vibrant driving features and also Volvo's legendary safety systems. "The brand-new 2007 Volvo S80 was actually the obvious selection," commented Jorge Koechlin, the President and also Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the firm's first V8-powered automobile, it really breaks the mold of what AutoMundo has actually concerned anticipate of Volvo's autos."
" The S80 is a true rival to other European and also Japanese high-end sedans," said Anne Belec, the Head Of State as well as the CEO of Volvo Cars for The United States And Canada. "This recognition by the editors of AutoMundo is substantial, as well as mirrors our belief that Volvo is worthy of consideration in this really competitive sector."
The Volvo S80 is furnished with a lot of standard safety systems to showcase the automaker?s safety features turning points. The functions include the Side Influence Security System (SIPS), Whiplash Security System (WHIPS) as well as anti-lock brakes with electronic brake force distribution. It also features numerous driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Dead spot Details System (BLIS), Flexible Cruise Ship Control with Accident Caution and also Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Assistance.
The S80 additionally features the optional Individual Auto Communicator (PCC) remote control. According to the automaker, before a vehicle driver gets to their automobile, they are able to assess the protection level as well as understand whether they have actually set the alarm system and also if the vehicle is locked. The Volvo S80 is likewise outfitted with heartbeat sensor that provides warning if someone is concealing inside the cars and truck. To boost safety to the next level, the luxury car is offered the Flexible cruise control (ACC) with Collision Caution and Brake Assistance (CWBS). The ACC advertised kicked back and also comfortable driving by allowing the chauffeur to choose speed and minimum time space to the auto in front.
The Volvo S80 went on sale in December. It is given a starting rate of $38,705 for the 235-horsepower inline-6 cyndrical tube engine as well as $47,350 for the all-wheel-drive-equipped V8 with 311 horse power. The S80 is just one of the powerful line of product of the automaker. For this year, Volvo?s model schedule includes the award-winning S40 as well as its wagon counterpart the V50; the flashy S60 car; the acclaimed XC90; versatile V70 wagon and also rugged XC70; and the brand-new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo publication, which is presently commemorating its 25th anniversary, is targeted at publishing the most thorough content concerning all facets of the automobile sector in the USA. The auto magazine makes every effort to provide pertinent, top quality material to its Hispanic visitors as well as automobile enthusiasts.