chrysler town and country 2016 - AutoMundo, the premier American Spanish-language automotive publication, called the brand-new Volvo S80 as Vehicle of the Year for 2007. The esteemed award which is showing up in the April issue of the magazine follows the car?s debut in the United States market. It also reflects the allure of the very first Volvo high-end car powered by the famed V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the current effort of the automaker to move away from its boxy picture. But aside from conjuring up futuristic designing, the car manufacturer additionally examined the waters as well as presented a powerful engine sustained by a Volvo looter, filter, cooling and heating system and just as effective brakes.
The luxury flagship sedan from the car manufacturer was picked for its amazing revolutionary design, vibrant and younger driving features and also Volvo's famous safety systems. "The new 2007 Volvo S80 was actually the evident option," commented Jorge Koechlin, the President as well as Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the firm's very first V8-powered automobile, it actually breaks the mold and mildew of what AutoMundo has come to expect of Volvo's vehicles."
" The S80 is a real competitor to various other European and also Japanese luxury cars," said Anne Belec, the President and also the CEO of Volvo Cars for North America. "This acknowledgment by the editors of AutoMundo is considerable, as well as reflects our belief that Volvo is worthy of consideration in this really affordable section."
The Volvo S80 is furnished with a number of basic safety systems to display the automaker?s security includes turning points. The attributes consist of the Side Effect Defense System (SIPS), Whiplash Defense System (WHIPS) and anti-lock brakes with digital brake force circulation. It also features lots of driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Dead spot Information System (BLIS), Flexible Cruise Control with Accident Caution and Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Assistance.
The S80 additionally includes the optional Individual Auto Communicator (PCC) push-button control. According to the car manufacturer, prior to a chauffeur gets to their auto, they have the ability to assess the security degree and also know whether they have set the alarm system as well as if the auto is locked. The Volvo S80 is also geared up with heart beat sensing unit that gives caution if somebody is hiding inside the automobile. To increase safety to the following level, the high-end sedan is offered the Flexible cruise ship control (ACC) with Crash Caution and also Brake Assistance (CWBS). The ACC promoted loosened up as well as comfy driving by permitting the vehicle driver to pick rate as well as minimum time gap to the automobile ahead.
The Volvo S80 took place sale in December. It is offered a starting cost of $38,705 for the 235-horsepower inline-6 cylinder engine as well as $47,350 for the all-wheel-drive-equipped V8 with 311 horse power. The S80 is one of the effective product lines of the automaker. For this year, Volvo?s model lineup consists of the prize-winning S40 and its wagon counterpart the V50; the sporty S60 sedan; the award-winning XC90; versatile V70 wagon as well as sturdy XC70; and the new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo publication, which is presently commemorating its 25th anniversary, is focused on releasing the most detailed content concerning all facets of the automobile sector in the USA. The automobile publication strives to deliver relevant, top quality material to its Hispanic readers and also vehicle fanatics.