east coast rover - AutoMundo, the leading American Spanish-language auto magazine, named the brand-new Volvo S80 as Vehicle of the Year for 2007. The esteemed award which is appearing in the April concern of the publication follows the car?s launching in the USA market. It also reflects the charm of the very initial Volvo high-end sedan powered by the famous V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the most up to date effort of the car manufacturer to move away from its blocky photo. But besides conjuring up advanced styling, the automaker also examined the waters as well as introduced a powerful engine sustained by a Volvo spoiler, filter, cooling and heating system and also similarly powerful brakes.
The high-end front runner sedan from the automaker was selected for its remarkable innovative layout, dynamic as well as vibrant driving characteristics and Volvo's famous security systems. "The new 2007 Volvo S80 was truly the apparent selection," commented Jorge Koechlin, the President and Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the company's first V8-powered car, it actually breaks the mold of what AutoMundo has actually concerned anticipate of Volvo's cars."
" The S80 is a real competitor to various other European as well as Japanese luxury sedans," claimed 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, as well as mirrors our belief that Volvo deserves consideration in this really affordable section."
The Volvo S80 is furnished with a bunch of standard security systems to showcase the automaker?s security includes turning points. The functions include the Side Effect Defense System (SIPS), Whiplash Security System (WHIPS) as well as anti-lock brakes with digital brake pressure distribution. It likewise features lots of driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Dead spot Info System (BLIS), Adaptive Cruise Control with Crash Caution as well as Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Support.
The S80 additionally features the optional Personal Automobile Communicator (PCC) remote. According to the automaker, prior to a chauffeur gets to their cars and truck, they are able to examine the safety and security degree and also know whether they have established the alarm and also if the cars and truck is secured. The Volvo S80 is likewise outfitted with heart beat sensor that offers warning if somebody is hiding inside the auto. To improve safety to the next degree, the deluxe sedan is given the Flexible cruise control (ACC) with Accident Caution and Brake Assistance (CWBS). The ACC advertised loosened up and comfy driving by enabling the chauffeur to pick speed and minimal time gap to the automobile in front.
The Volvo S80 went on sale in December. It is offered a starting rate 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 automaker. For this year, Volvo?s model lineup includes the prize-winning S40 and also its wagon counterpart the V50; the stylish S60 car; the award-winning XC90; versatile V70 wagon and also rugged XC70; and the brand-new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo magazine, which is presently celebrating its 25th anniversary, is aimed at publishing the most extensive content relating to all elements of the auto market in the United States. The automotive magazine makes every effort to deliver relevant, premium content to its Hispanic visitors and also cars and truck fanatics.