cars with good gas mileage - AutoMundo, the premier American Spanish-language automotive magazine, called the new Volvo S80 as Automobile of the Year for 2007. The respected award which is appearing in the April problem of the publication follows the car?s debut in the USA market. It likewise mirrors the allure of the very initial Volvo high-end car powered by the renowned V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the most recent attempt of the automaker to relocate away from its blocky photo. Yet aside from invoking advanced styling, the automaker likewise evaluated the waters as well as presented a powerful engine supported by a Volvo looter, filter, cooling and heating system and also just as effective brakes.
The deluxe flagship sedan from the car manufacturer was chosen for its exceptional innovative design, dynamic and also youthful driving attributes and Volvo's famous safety and security systems. "The new 2007 Volvo S80 was really the evident option," commented Jorge Koechlin, the President as well as Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the company's very first V8-powered auto, it actually breaks the mold of what AutoMundo has actually involved expect of Volvo's cars and trucks."
" The S80 is a true competitor to various other European and also Japanese deluxe cars," claimed Anne Belec, the President as well as the Chief Executive Officer of Volvo Cars for North America. "This recognition by the editors of AutoMundo is significant, and also reflects our belief that Volvo is worthy of factor to consider in this very competitive segment."
The Volvo S80 is outfitted with a bunch of conventional security systems to display the automaker?s safety includes turning points. The features include the Side Effect Defense System (SIPS), Whiplash Protection System (WHIPS) as well as anti-lock brakes with electronic brake pressure circulation. It additionally features many driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Unseen area Details System (BLIS), Flexible Cruise Ship Control with Crash Caution and Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Assistance.
The S80 additionally includes the optional Personal Car Communicator (PCC) push-button control. According to the automaker, before a chauffeur reaches their cars and truck, they are able to examine the security degree as well as know whether they have actually established the alarm system as well as if the auto is locked. The Volvo S80 is additionally equipped with heartbeat sensor that offers warning if a person is concealing inside the cars and truck. To enhance safety to the next degree, the deluxe car is offered the Flexible cruise ship control (ACC) with Collision Warning and Brake Assistance (CWBS). The ACC promoted kicked back and also comfortable driving by enabling the motorist to choose speed as well as minimal time space to the automobile ahead.
The Volvo S80 took place sale in December. It is given a beginning rate of $38,705 for the 235-horsepower inline-6 cylinder 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 lineup consists of the award-winning S40 as well as its wagon equivalent the V50; the sporty S60 sedan; the award-winning XC90; versatile V70 wagon and sturdy XC70; and also the new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo publication, which is currently celebrating its 25th wedding anniversary, is targeted at publishing one of the most comprehensive content pertaining to all elements of the vehicle market in the USA. The auto magazine makes every effort to supply pertinent, top notch content to its Hispanic readers as well as vehicle lovers.