car values edmunds - AutoMundo, the leading American Spanish-language automotive publication, named the brand-new Volvo S80 as Car of the Year for 2007. The respected honor which is appearing in the April issue of the magazine complies with the car?s debut in the United States market. It also mirrors the allure of the extremely initial Volvo high-end car powered by the famed V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the current effort of the car manufacturer to relocate far from its boxy picture. However besides conjuring up futuristic styling, the automaker also checked the waters and also introduced an effective engine sustained by a Volvo spoiler, filter, cooling and heating system as well as just as powerful brakes.
The luxury front runner sedan from the car manufacturer was selected for its exceptional innovative design, dynamic as well as youthful driving features as well as Volvo's epic security systems. "The new 2007 Volvo S80 was truly the noticeable choice," commented Jorge Koechlin, the President and also Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the firm's initial V8-powered cars and truck, it truly breaks the mold and mildew of what AutoMundo has actually pertained to expect of Volvo's vehicles."
" The S80 is a real rival to various other European as well as Japanese luxury sedans," said Anne Belec, the President and also the Chief Executive Officer of Volvo Cars for The United States And Canada. "This acknowledgment by the editors of AutoMundo is significant, as well as shows our idea that Volvo is worthy of factor to consider in this very competitive section."
The Volvo S80 is geared up with a bunch of standard safety systems to display the automaker?s security features turning points. The functions include the Side Impact Protection System (SIPS), Whiplash Security System (WHIPS) as well as anti-lock brakes with digital brake pressure distribution. It likewise includes lots of driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Dead spot Information System (BLIS), Flexible Cruise Ship Control with Crash Warning and also Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Support.
The S80 additionally features the optional Personal Car Communicator (PCC) push-button control. According to the car manufacturer, before a chauffeur reaches their car, they are able to evaluate the protection level as well as understand whether they have set the alarm and if the car is secured. The Volvo S80 is additionally furnished with heartbeat sensor that offers caution if somebody is concealing inside the car. To enhance security to the next level, the high-end sedan is given the Flexible cruise ship control (ACC) with Accident Caution and also Brake Assistance (CWBS). The ACC advertised kicked back as well as comfy driving by enabling the motorist to select rate as well as minimal time space to the car in front.
The Volvo S80 went on sale in December. It is given a starting cost 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 one of the powerful line of product of the automaker. For this year, Volvo?s model schedule includes the acclaimed S40 and also its wagon counterpart the V50; the sporty S60 sedan; the prize-winning XC90; versatile V70 wagon and tough XC70; and the new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo publication, which is currently commemorating its 25th wedding anniversary, is targeted at publishing one of the most comprehensive editorial concerning all elements of the automotive sector in the USA. The auto magazine makes every effort to supply relevant, top notch content to its Hispanic readers and car fanatics.