du point cars - AutoMundo, the premier American Spanish-language automobile magazine, named the new Volvo S80 as Automobile of the Year for 2007. The respected honor which is showing up in the April issue of the publication adheres to the car?s debut in the USA market. It additionally shows the allure of the really first Volvo high-end car powered by the renowned V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the current effort of the car manufacturer to move away from its blocky picture. However apart from conjuring up advanced styling, the car manufacturer likewise examined the waters as well as introduced an effective engine sustained by a Volvo looter, filter, cooling and heating system as well as similarly effective brakes.
The deluxe flagship sedan from the automaker was selected for its remarkable advanced design, dynamic as well as vibrant driving attributes as well as Volvo's famous security systems. "The brand-new 2007 Volvo S80 was truly the apparent option," commented Jorge Koechlin, the President and Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the business's first V8-powered automobile, it really damages the mold of what AutoMundo has come to anticipate of Volvo's cars and trucks."
" The S80 is a true competitor to various other European as well as Japanese luxury cars," said Anne Belec, the President as well as the Chief Executive Officer of Volvo Cars for North America. "This acknowledgment by the editors of AutoMundo is substantial, as well as reflects our belief that Volvo deserves consideration in this very affordable section."
The Volvo S80 is equipped with a number of typical security systems to display the automaker?s safety and security features turning points. The features consist of the Side Impact Defense System (SIPS), Whiplash Defense System (WHIPS) and also anti-lock brakes with electronic brake pressure circulation. It additionally includes lots of driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Unseen area Info System (BLIS), Flexible Cruise Ship Control with Accident Caution and Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Support.
The S80 additionally includes the optional Individual Vehicle Communicator (PCC) push-button control. According to the automaker, before a vehicle driver gets to their car, they have the ability to evaluate the safety and security degree and recognize whether they have actually established the alarm and also if the vehicle is secured. The Volvo S80 is additionally furnished with heartbeat sensor that provides caution if someone is concealing inside the auto. To enhance safety to the next degree, the high-end car is provided the Adaptive cruise control (ACC) with Accident Caution as well as Brake Support (CWBS). The ACC advertised relaxed and comfortable driving by permitting the driver to choose rate as well as minimum time space to the auto in front.
The Volvo S80 went on sale in December. It is offered a starting price of $38,705 for the 235-horsepower inline-6 cyndrical tube engine and also $47,350 for the all-wheel-drive-equipped V8 with 311 horsepower. The S80 is just one of the powerful line of product of the automaker. For this year, Volvo?s model lineup includes the acclaimed S40 and its wagon equivalent the V50; the flashy S60 sedan; the prize-winning XC90; versatile V70 wagon and also tough XC70; and also the new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo magazine, which is presently celebrating its 25th anniversary, is focused on releasing the most extensive content concerning all aspects of the auto sector in the USA. The auto magazine aims to supply relevant, top quality material to its Hispanic readers and automobile lovers.