elantra sport review - AutoMundo, the premier American Spanish-language auto publication, named the new Volvo S80 as Auto of the Year for 2007. The respected award which is appearing in the April issue of the magazine complies with the car?s launching in the United States market. It likewise shows the appeal of the really first Volvo high-end car powered by the renowned V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the current effort of the automaker to relocate far from its blocky image. But in addition to conjuring up advanced designing, the car manufacturer additionally tested the waters and also introduced an effective engine sustained by a Volvo spoiler, filter, heating and cooling system and similarly powerful brakes.
The luxury front runner car from the car manufacturer was chosen for its amazing advanced style, dynamic as well as vibrant driving characteristics and Volvo's epic safety and security systems. "The new 2007 Volvo S80 was truly the obvious selection," commented Jorge Koechlin, the President as well as Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the firm's very first V8-powered cars and truck, it truly damages the mold and mildew of what AutoMundo has actually pertained to expect of Volvo's vehicles."
" The S80 is a real rival to various other European as well as Japanese high-end cars," stated Anne Belec, the President and the Chief Executive Officer of Volvo Cars for North America. "This recognition by the editors of AutoMundo is considerable, and mirrors our idea that Volvo deserves factor to consider in this very affordable sector."
The Volvo S80 is equipped with a lot of common safety systems to display the automaker?s security includes landmarks. The features consist of the Side Influence Defense System (SIPS), Whiplash Defense System (WHIPS) and also anti-lock brakes with electronic brake force distribution. It likewise features numerous driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Dead spot Information System (BLIS), Adaptive Cruise Ship Control with Collision Warning and also Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Support.
The S80 also includes the optional Personal Vehicle Communicator (PCC) remote. According to the car manufacturer, before a motorist gets to their cars and truck, they have the ability to examine the safety and security degree and understand whether they have actually established the alarm system and if the car is locked. The Volvo S80 is likewise equipped with heart beat sensor that gives warning if a person is concealing inside the automobile. To improve safety and security to the following degree, the deluxe car is provided the Flexible cruise control (ACC) with Crash Caution and Brake Support (CWBS). The ACC promoted unwinded and also comfy driving by permitting the motorist to choose speed and minimum time gap to the vehicle in front.
The Volvo S80 took place sale in December. It is provided a beginning price of $38,705 for the 235-horsepower inline-6 cylinder 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 car manufacturer. For this year, Volvo?s model lineup includes the award-winning S40 as well as its wagon counterpart the V50; the sporty S60 sedan; the award-winning XC90; versatile V70 wagon as well as rugged XC70; as well as the brand-new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo magazine, which is currently commemorating its 25th wedding anniversary, is targeted at releasing the most detailed editorial pertaining to all facets of the auto industry in the USA. The automotive magazine strives to supply appropriate, high-quality material to its Hispanic visitors and also cars and truck lovers.