checkered flag porsche - AutoMundo, the leading American Spanish-language vehicle publication, named the new Volvo S80 as Car of the Year for 2007. The respected award which is appearing in the April problem of the magazine follows the car?s debut in the USA market. It also mirrors the charm of the really initial Volvo high-end car powered by the well known V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the latest effort of the car manufacturer to move away from its boxy photo. However apart from conjuring up advanced designing, the automaker also tested the waters and also presented a powerful engine sustained by a Volvo looter, filter, heating and cooling system as well as similarly effective brakes.
The deluxe flagship car from the car manufacturer was selected for its remarkable innovative design, dynamic and also youthful driving features and Volvo's fabulous security systems. "The new 2007 Volvo S80 was really the obvious option," commented Jorge Koechlin, the Head Of State and Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the business's initial V8-powered vehicle, it really damages the mold and mildew of what AutoMundo has involved expect of Volvo's autos."
" The S80 is a real rival to various other European and Japanese deluxe sedans," stated Anne Belec, the Head Of State and 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 deserves factor to consider in this extremely competitive segment."
The Volvo S80 is equipped with a bunch of conventional safety systems to display the automaker?s safety includes landmarks. The functions include the Side Impact Defense System (SIPS), Whiplash Security System (WHIPS) and also anti-lock brakes with digital brake pressure distribution. It also features lots of driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Unseen area Information System (BLIS), Flexible Cruise Ship Control with Accident Caution and also Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Support.
The S80 likewise includes the optional Personal Cars and truck Communicator (PCC) push-button control. According to the automaker, prior to a chauffeur reaches their cars and truck, they have the ability to evaluate the protection level and also understand whether they have set the alarm system and also if the vehicle is secured. The Volvo S80 is additionally furnished with heart beat sensor that gives warning if someone is concealing inside the cars and truck. To improve safety and security to the next level, the luxury car is given the Adaptive cruise control (ACC) with Accident Caution and also Brake Support (CWBS). The ACC advertised kicked back as well as comfortable driving by permitting the driver to select speed and also minimum time space to the auto in front.
The Volvo S80 went on sale in December. It is given a beginning rate of $38,705 for the 235-horsepower inline-6 cyndrical tube engine and also $47,350 for the all-wheel-drive-equipped V8 with 311 horsepower. The S80 is among the effective line of product of the car manufacturer. For this year, Volvo?s model schedule consists of the award-winning S40 as well as its wagon counterpart the V50; the stylish S60 car; the award-winning XC90; versatile V70 wagon and also rugged XC70; as well as the new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo magazine, which is currently celebrating its 25th wedding anniversary, is targeted at publishing the most extensive editorial relating to all facets of the auto market in the USA. The auto publication strives to provide appropriate, high-quality web content to its Hispanic viewers and car enthusiasts.