consumer ratings for cars - AutoMundo, the premier American Spanish-language automotive magazine, called the new Volvo S80 as Automobile of the Year for 2007. The respected honor which is showing up in the April concern of the magazine adheres to the car?s debut in the USA market. It also mirrors the charm of the extremely first Volvo high-end sedan powered by the well known V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the current attempt of the car manufacturer to move away from its blocky image. But other than invoking advanced styling, the automaker likewise checked the waters and presented an effective engine supported by a Volvo spoiler, filter, heating & cooling system and also similarly powerful brakes.
The deluxe flagship car from the car manufacturer was chosen for its amazing cutting edge style, vibrant as well as younger driving features and Volvo's famous safety and security systems. "The new 2007 Volvo S80 was truly the noticeable selection," commented Jorge Koechlin, the President and also Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the business's first V8-powered auto, it truly breaks the mold and mildew of what AutoMundo has actually involved anticipate of Volvo's autos."
" The S80 is a real competitor to various other European as well as Japanese high-end cars," claimed Anne Belec, the President and the Chief Executive Officer of Volvo Cars for The United States And Canada. "This recognition by the editors of AutoMundo is substantial, and also reflects our idea that Volvo deserves consideration in this really affordable sector."
The Volvo S80 is equipped with a lot of standard safety systems to showcase the automaker?s safety and security includes landmarks. The attributes consist of the Side Influence Protection System (SIPS), Whiplash Protection System (WHIPS) and also anti-lock brakes with electronic brake pressure distribution. It additionally includes lots of driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Dead spot Info System (BLIS), Flexible Cruise Ship Control with Collision Caution as well as Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Assistance.
The S80 likewise includes the optional Individual Auto Communicator (PCC) remote. According to the car manufacturer, prior to a chauffeur reaches their vehicle, they are able to examine the safety level and understand whether they have set the alarm system and also if the vehicle is secured. The Volvo S80 is additionally outfitted with heart beat sensor that gives warning if a person is concealing inside the cars and truck. To improve security to the following level, the deluxe car is offered the Adaptive cruise control (ACC) with Accident Warning and also Brake Assistance (CWBS). The ACC promoted unwinded and comfortable driving by enabling the chauffeur to choose speed and also minimal time space to the automobile in front.
The Volvo S80 took place sale in December. It is offered a beginning cost of $38,705 for the 235-horsepower inline-6 cyndrical tube engine as well as $47,350 for the all-wheel-drive-equipped V8 with 311 horsepower. The S80 is among the effective product of the car manufacturer. For this year, Volvo?s model schedule includes the award-winning S40 and its wagon counterpart the V50; the sporty S60 sedan; the prize-winning XC90; flexible V70 wagon and also rugged XC70; and also the brand-new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo magazine, which is presently commemorating its 25th wedding anniversary, is targeted at releasing one of the most detailed editorial relating to all facets of the vehicle industry in the United States. The vehicle magazine strives to provide relevant, high-grade material to its Hispanic viewers and also cars and truck enthusiasts.