chevy equinox 2011 - AutoMundo, the top American Spanish-language automotive publication, called the new Volvo S80 as Vehicle of the Year for 2007. The respected award which is showing up in the April issue of the magazine complies with the car?s launching in the USA market. It likewise reflects the appeal of the really initial Volvo luxury sedan powered by the renowned V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the latest effort of the car manufacturer to move far from its boxy image. However apart from invoking advanced styling, the automaker also evaluated the waters as well as presented a powerful engine supported by a Volvo looter, filter, heating and cooling system and also just as powerful brakes.
The luxury flagship sedan from the automaker was selected for its exceptional innovative layout, vibrant and also youthful driving qualities as well as Volvo's legendary safety and security systems. "The brand-new 2007 Volvo S80 was actually the obvious option," commented Jorge Koechlin, the Head Of State as well as Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the company's initial V8-powered automobile, it really breaks the mold of what AutoMundo has actually pertained to anticipate of Volvo's vehicles."
" The S80 is a true competitor to various other European and Japanese luxury cars," claimed Anne Belec, the Head Of State and also 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 really affordable sector."
The Volvo S80 is furnished with a number of basic security systems to showcase the automaker?s safety features milestones. The functions consist of the Side Influence Defense System (SIPS), Whiplash Security System (WHIPS) and also anti-lock brakes with electronic brake pressure distribution. It also features lots of driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Unseen area Information System (BLIS), Adaptive Cruise Control with Collision Warning as well as Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Support.
The S80 additionally includes the optional Individual Car Communicator (PCC) remote control. According to the car manufacturer, prior to a motorist reaches their car, they are able to evaluate the safety level and recognize whether they have actually established the alarm system and if the cars and truck is secured. The Volvo S80 is additionally furnished with heart beat sensor that offers warning if somebody is concealing inside the vehicle. To increase security to the following degree, the deluxe car is provided the Adaptive cruise ship control (ACC) with Crash Caution and also Brake Assistance (CWBS). The ACC promoted relaxed and also comfortable driving by allowing the vehicle driver to pick rate and also minimum time void to the vehicle ahead.
The Volvo S80 took place sale in December. It is given a beginning price of $38,705 for the 235-horsepower inline-6 cylinder engine and also $47,350 for the all-wheel-drive-equipped V8 with 311 horsepower. The S80 is one of the powerful line of product of the car manufacturer. For this year, Volvo?s model schedule consists of the award-winning S40 and its wagon counterpart the V50; the flashy S60 sedan; the award-winning XC90; functional V70 wagon and rugged XC70; and the new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo magazine, which is presently commemorating its 25th anniversary, is focused on releasing the most detailed content concerning all elements of the vehicle industry in the USA. The automotive magazine makes every effort to supply appropriate, premium content to its Hispanic viewers as well as automobile enthusiasts.