east coast defender - AutoMundo, the premier American Spanish-language automotive publication, called the brand-new Volvo S80 as Auto of the Year for 2007. The respected honor which is appearing in the April problem of the magazine adheres to the car?s launching in the USA market. It also mirrors the charm of the really first Volvo high-end sedan powered by the famed V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the current attempt of the car manufacturer to relocate away from its blocky photo. Yet besides invoking advanced styling, the automaker additionally evaluated the waters as well as presented a powerful engine sustained by a Volvo looter, filter, cooling and heating system and equally powerful brakes.
The luxury front runner car from the car manufacturer was selected for its exceptional revolutionary layout, vibrant and younger driving characteristics as well as Volvo's fabulous security systems. "The brand-new 2007 Volvo S80 was really the apparent selection," commented Jorge Koechlin, the President and Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the firm's very first V8-powered auto, it really damages the mold and mildew of what AutoMundo has actually pertained to anticipate of Volvo's vehicles."
" 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 significant, and also reflects our idea that Volvo deserves consideration in this really affordable section."
The Volvo S80 is furnished with a bunch of basic safety systems to showcase the automaker?s security includes landmarks. The attributes consist of the Side Impact Defense System (SIPS), Whiplash Security System (WHIPS) as well as anti-lock brakes with digital brake pressure circulation. It additionally includes lots of driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Dead spot Info System (BLIS), Flexible Cruise Control with Crash Caution as well as Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Assistance.
The S80 also includes the optional Individual Cars and truck Communicator (PCC) push-button control. According to the car manufacturer, prior to a motorist gets to their cars and truck, they have the ability to assess the protection level and also understand whether they have actually established the alarm as well as if the automobile is secured. The Volvo S80 is also equipped with heart beat sensor that provides caution if somebody is hiding inside the auto. To improve security to the following degree, the high-end sedan is given the Adaptive cruise control (ACC) with Collision Caution and also Brake Support (CWBS). The ACC promoted unwinded and comfy driving by permitting the vehicle driver to choose speed as well as minimum time void to the automobile ahead.
The Volvo S80 went on sale in December. It is given a beginning 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 among the effective line of product of the car manufacturer. For this year, Volvo?s model lineup consists of the acclaimed S40 and also its wagon equivalent the V50; the flashy S60 car; the acclaimed XC90; functional V70 wagon and tough XC70; and also the new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo publication, which is presently commemorating its 25th wedding anniversary, is targeted at publishing one of the most comprehensive editorial concerning all aspects of the automotive sector in the USA. The automotive publication aims to supply appropriate, top notch material to its Hispanic readers as well as cars and truck enthusiasts.