chrysler pacifica hybrid mpg - AutoMundo, the leading American Spanish-language vehicle publication, named the new Volvo S80 as Car of the Year for 2007. The esteemed honor which is appearing in the April issue of the magazine adheres to the car?s launching in the USA market. It additionally reflects the appeal of the really first Volvo high-end car powered by the famed V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the most up to date attempt of the car manufacturer to relocate far from its blocky image. But apart from invoking futuristic styling, the automaker likewise evaluated the waters and presented an effective engine sustained by a Volvo spoiler, filter, heating and cooling system and also similarly effective brakes.
The high-end flagship sedan from the automaker was selected for its impressive revolutionary style, dynamic and also vibrant driving characteristics and Volvo's famous security systems. "The brand-new 2007 Volvo S80 was actually the noticeable choice," commented Jorge Koechlin, the President and also Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the firm's very first V8-powered car, it truly breaks the mold and mildew of what AutoMundo has concerned expect of Volvo's cars and trucks."
" The S80 is a true competitor to various other European and Japanese deluxe sedans," claimed Anne Belec, the Head Of State and the CEO of Volvo Cars for The United States And Canada. "This acknowledgment by the editors of AutoMundo is substantial, and also reflects our belief that Volvo is worthy of consideration in this extremely affordable segment."
The Volvo S80 is outfitted with a number of basic safety and security systems to display the automaker?s safety and security features milestones. The attributes include the Side Influence Defense System (SIPS), Whiplash Protection System (WHIPS) and anti-lock brakes with digital brake pressure distribution. It additionally includes several driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Unseen area Information System (BLIS), Adaptive Cruise Ship Control with Crash Caution and Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Support.
The S80 also includes the optional Personal Vehicle Communicator (PCC) push-button control. According to the automaker, before a driver gets to their automobile, they are able to review the safety level and also know whether they have actually established the alarm as well as if the car is locked. The Volvo S80 is additionally equipped with heartbeat sensing unit that provides warning if someone is hiding inside the cars and truck. To improve security to the following level, the luxury car is given the Adaptive cruise ship control (ACC) with Crash Warning and Brake Support (CWBS). The ACC promoted unwinded and also comfy driving by allowing the chauffeur to pick rate and minimum time gap to the auto 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 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 automaker. For this year, Volvo?s model lineup includes the acclaimed S40 and its wagon counterpart the V50; the stylish S60 sedan; the prize-winning XC90; functional V70 wagon as well as tough XC70; as well as the brand-new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo magazine, which is presently commemorating its 25th wedding anniversary, is focused on releasing the most detailed content regarding all facets of the vehicle sector in the USA. The automotive magazine makes every effort to provide pertinent, top notch material to its Hispanic visitors and automobile enthusiasts.