edmunds blue book - AutoMundo, the premier American Spanish-language automobile magazine, named the brand-new Volvo S80 as Automobile of the Year for 2007. The respected award which is showing up in the April concern of the publication complies with the car?s debut in the USA market. It likewise reflects the appeal of the very first Volvo deluxe car powered by the renowned V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the most up to date attempt of the automaker to relocate away from its boxy photo. But apart from conjuring up futuristic designing, the automaker also evaluated the waters as well as presented an effective engine sustained by a Volvo looter, filter, cooling and heating system as well as just as powerful brakes.
The luxury flagship car from the car manufacturer was picked for its amazing cutting edge style, vibrant and youthful driving characteristics and also Volvo's legendary safety systems. "The new 2007 Volvo S80 was truly the evident selection," commented Jorge Koechlin, the Head Of State as well as Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the firm's first V8-powered auto, it actually damages the mold and mildew of what AutoMundo has actually concerned expect of Volvo's cars and trucks."
" The S80 is a real competitor to various other European as well as Japanese deluxe sedans," stated Anne Belec, the Head Of State and the Chief Executive Officer of Volvo Cars for The United States And Canada. "This acknowledgment by the editors of AutoMundo is significant, and also shows our belief that Volvo is worthy of factor to consider in this very competitive sector."
The Volvo S80 is geared up with a number of basic safety systems to display the automaker?s safety includes landmarks. The functions include the Side Effect Defense System (SIPS), Whiplash Protection System (WHIPS) and also anti-lock brakes with digital brake force distribution. It additionally includes numerous driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Dead spot Details System (BLIS), Flexible Cruise Control with Collision Warning as well as Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Assistance.
The S80 likewise features the optional Personal Vehicle Communicator (PCC) push-button control. According to the automaker, before a vehicle driver reaches their car, they have the ability to review the protection degree and also understand whether they have actually established the alarm system as well as if the automobile is secured. The Volvo S80 is additionally geared up with heart beat sensing unit that gives warning if someone is concealing inside the cars and truck. To enhance safety and security to the following level, the luxury car is provided the Adaptive cruise control (ACC) with Crash Warning and also Brake Assistance (CWBS). The ACC promoted kicked back and also comfy driving by allowing the driver to choose rate and minimal time space to the vehicle ahead.
The Volvo S80 took place sale in December. It is given a beginning price of $38,705 for the 235-horsepower inline-6 cyndrical tube engine and $47,350 for the all-wheel-drive-equipped V8 with 311 horsepower. The S80 is just one of the powerful product of the car manufacturer. For this year, Volvo?s model schedule consists of the award-winning S40 and also its wagon counterpart the V50; the flashy S60 sedan; the award-winning XC90; versatile V70 wagon as well as tough XC70; as well as the new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo publication, which is presently commemorating its 25th wedding anniversary, is aimed at publishing one of the most thorough editorial relating to all facets of the automotive industry in the USA. The vehicle publication strives to supply relevant, high-grade web content to its Hispanic visitors and also automobile fanatics.