chrysler pacifica hybrid review - AutoMundo, the premier American Spanish-language automotive publication, named the brand-new Volvo S80 as Automobile of the Year for 2007. The respected award which is showing up in the April issue of the publication follows the car?s debut in the USA market. It also mirrors the charm of the extremely first Volvo high-end car powered by the famous V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the most up to date effort of the automaker to relocate away from its boxy image. But other than invoking advanced styling, the automaker also checked the waters and introduced an effective engine supported by a Volvo spoiler, filter, heating and cooling system and also similarly powerful brakes.
The luxury flagship car from the car manufacturer was picked for its exceptional advanced layout, dynamic as well as younger driving qualities and also Volvo's famous safety systems. "The new 2007 Volvo S80 was really the evident selection," commented Jorge Koechlin, the President and also Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the company's initial V8-powered car, it actually damages the mold of what AutoMundo has actually concerned expect of Volvo's autos."
" The S80 is a true competitor to various other European as well as Japanese high-end cars," stated Anne Belec, the President as well as the CEO of Volvo Cars for The United States And Canada. "This recognition by the editors of AutoMundo is substantial, as well as reflects our belief that Volvo deserves consideration in this extremely competitive sector."
The Volvo S80 is geared up with a lot of basic security systems to display the automaker?s security includes milestones. The attributes include the Side Impact Defense System (SIPS), Whiplash Security System (WHIPS) and also anti-lock brakes with electronic brake force distribution. It also includes many driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Unseen area Details System (BLIS), Flexible Cruise Ship Control with Crash Warning and also Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Assistance.
The S80 also features the optional Individual Automobile Communicator (PCC) remote control. According to the automaker, before a chauffeur gets to their car, they are able to review the security level and recognize whether they have actually established the alarm and also if the car is secured. The Volvo S80 is additionally outfitted with heartbeat sensor that offers warning if a person is concealing inside the auto. To increase safety to the next level, the luxury sedan is given the Flexible cruise control (ACC) with Collision Caution as well as Brake Support (CWBS). The ACC advertised loosened up as well as comfortable driving by allowing the vehicle driver to pick rate and also minimal time void to the automobile ahead.
The Volvo S80 took place sale in December. It is given a starting 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 just one of the powerful product lines of the car manufacturer. For this year, Volvo?s model lineup includes the award-winning S40 and also its wagon counterpart the V50; the stylish S60 car; the prize-winning XC90; functional V70 wagon as well as rugged XC70; and the new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo publication, which is currently celebrating its 25th anniversary, is focused on publishing one of the most extensive content relating to all aspects of the vehicle sector in the USA. The automotive magazine aims to provide appropriate, top quality content to its Hispanic readers as well as automobile lovers.