chrysler 200 sports - AutoMundo, the top American Spanish-language auto publication, called the brand-new Volvo S80 as Vehicle of the Year for 2007. The respected award which is showing up in the April problem of the publication follows the car?s launching in the United States market. It also shows the allure of the really initial Volvo luxury car powered by the renowned V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the current effort of the car manufacturer to relocate far from its blocky photo. But besides conjuring up advanced styling, the car manufacturer also checked the waters and introduced an effective engine supported by a Volvo spoiler, filter, cooling and heating system as well as similarly powerful brakes.
The high-end flagship car from the automaker was selected for its impressive advanced style, dynamic and vibrant driving attributes and Volvo's fabulous safety systems. "The new 2007 Volvo S80 was actually the apparent choice," commented Jorge Koechlin, the Head Of State as well as Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the business's first V8-powered car, it truly breaks the mold and mildew of what AutoMundo has concerned expect of Volvo's automobiles."
" The S80 is a true competitor to other European and also Japanese luxury sedans," said Anne Belec, the President and the CEO of Volvo Cars for North America. "This acknowledgment by the editors of AutoMundo is substantial, and mirrors our belief that Volvo is worthy of factor to consider in this extremely competitive segment."
The Volvo S80 is equipped with a number of standard safety systems to display the automaker?s safety features turning points. The features consist of the Side Influence Defense System (SIPS), Whiplash Security System (WHIPS) as well as anti-lock brakes with digital brake pressure distribution. It also includes numerous driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Dead spot Details System (BLIS), Adaptive Cruise Control with Crash Warning as well as Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Support.
The S80 likewise includes the optional Personal Vehicle Communicator (PCC) remote control. According to the car manufacturer, before a vehicle driver gets to their vehicle, they are able to evaluate the safety degree as well as know whether they have set the alarm and also if the car is secured. The Volvo S80 is also outfitted with heart beat sensing unit that gives caution if a person is hiding inside the car. To improve safety and security to the next level, the high-end sedan is offered the Adaptive cruise control (ACC) with Collision Caution as well as Brake Support (CWBS). The ACC promoted relaxed as well as comfortable driving by allowing the vehicle driver to choose rate and also minimal time space 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 cyndrical tube 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 consists of the award-winning S40 as well as its wagon equivalent the V50; the flashy S60 sedan; the award-winning XC90; versatile V70 wagon as well as tough XC70; and the brand-new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo magazine, which is presently commemorating its 25th wedding anniversary, is targeted at publishing one of the most comprehensive content concerning all aspects of the automotive industry in the USA. The automotive publication aims to deliver appropriate, high-grade web content to its Hispanic readers and vehicle lovers.