chevy malibu 2010 - AutoMundo, the premier American Spanish-language auto publication, called the brand-new Volvo S80 as Auto of the Year for 2007. The respected award which is appearing in the April issue of the publication follows the car?s debut in the USA market. It likewise mirrors the appeal of the extremely initial Volvo high-end sedan powered by the well known V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the most up to date attempt of the automaker to move away from its blocky picture. However aside from conjuring up futuristic designing, the car manufacturer also tested the waters and presented a powerful engine sustained by a Volvo spoiler, filter, cooling and heating system and similarly powerful brakes.
The luxury front runner sedan from the automaker was chosen for its remarkable innovative style, vibrant and also vibrant driving features and Volvo's famous safety systems. "The new 2007 Volvo S80 was really the evident choice," commented Jorge Koechlin, the Head Of State and also Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the company's first V8-powered cars and truck, it truly breaks the mold and mildew of what AutoMundo has actually involved anticipate of Volvo's cars."
" The S80 is a true rival to various other European as well as Japanese high-end sedans," stated Anne Belec, the President and the Chief Executive Officer of Volvo Cars for North America. "This acknowledgment by the editors of AutoMundo is significant, and mirrors our belief that Volvo is worthy of consideration in this extremely affordable segment."
The Volvo S80 is geared up with a number of conventional safety and security systems to display the automaker?s safety and security features turning points. The functions include the Side Influence Security System (SIPS), Whiplash Defense System (WHIPS) and anti-lock brakes with digital brake force circulation. It likewise includes many driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Dead spot Information System (BLIS), Flexible Cruise Control with Accident Caution as well as Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Assistance.
The S80 also includes the optional Individual Automobile Communicator (PCC) push-button control. According to the car manufacturer, before a motorist reaches their car, they have the ability to evaluate the security degree and understand whether they have actually set the alarm and if the auto is locked. The Volvo S80 is additionally outfitted with heartbeat sensing unit that gives warning if somebody is hiding inside the vehicle. To boost security to the following degree, the luxury sedan is given the Flexible cruise ship control (ACC) with Crash Caution and also Brake Support (CWBS). The ACC advertised relaxed as well as comfy driving by permitting the motorist to pick rate as well as minimal time void to the automobile in front.
The Volvo S80 went on sale in December. It is offered a beginning price of $38,705 for the 235-horsepower inline-6 cylinder engine and $47,350 for the all-wheel-drive-equipped V8 with 311 horse power. The S80 is among the powerful line of product of the car manufacturer. For this year, Volvo?s model lineup includes the acclaimed S40 and its wagon counterpart the V50; the flashy S60 sedan; the prize-winning XC90; functional V70 wagon and also sturdy XC70; as well as the new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo publication, which is presently commemorating its 25th anniversary, is aimed at publishing the most detailed editorial regarding all facets of the automotive industry in the USA. The auto publication strives to deliver appropriate, high-quality material to its Hispanic readers as well as vehicle fanatics.