fiat 500x reviews - AutoMundo, the top American Spanish-language vehicle magazine, named the new Volvo S80 as Automobile of the Year for 2007. The esteemed honor which is showing up in the April concern of the magazine adheres to the car?s debut in the USA market. It also reflects the appeal of the extremely first Volvo luxury car powered by the famed V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the current attempt of the automaker to move far from its boxy image. Yet other than invoking advanced styling, the automaker additionally checked the waters and also introduced a powerful engine sustained by a Volvo looter, filter, heating and cooling system as well as similarly effective brakes.
The deluxe flagship car from the automaker was chosen for its amazing cutting edge style, vibrant and youthful driving features and Volvo's famous security systems. "The brand-new 2007 Volvo S80 was actually the apparent choice," commented Jorge Koechlin, the President as well as Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the company's first V8-powered auto, it really breaks the mold of what AutoMundo has involved expect of Volvo's vehicles."
" The S80 is a real rival to various other European as well as Japanese high-end sedans," stated Anne Belec, the President and also the CEO of Volvo Cars for The United States And Canada. "This recognition by the editors of AutoMundo is considerable, and also mirrors our belief that Volvo deserves consideration in this extremely affordable segment."
The Volvo S80 is equipped with a bunch of common security systems to showcase the automaker?s security features landmarks. The attributes consist of the Side Impact Defense System (SIPS), Whiplash Defense System (WHIPS) and also anti-lock brakes with electronic brake pressure distribution. It also features lots of driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Dead spot Information System (BLIS), Flexible Cruise Ship Control with Collision Warning and Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Assistance.
The S80 also features the optional Personal Car Communicator (PCC) remote control. According to the automaker, before a chauffeur gets to their auto, they are able to examine the safety degree and know whether they have set the alarm and also if the car is locked. The Volvo S80 is likewise furnished with heart beat sensing unit that offers caution if someone is concealing inside the vehicle. To improve security to the following level, the deluxe car is provided the Adaptive cruise ship control (ACC) with Collision Warning and also Brake Assistance (CWBS). The ACC advertised relaxed and also comfortable driving by enabling the chauffeur to choose rate and also minimum time void to the auto in front.
The Volvo S80 went on sale in December. It is given a starting cost 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 prize-winning S40 and its wagon counterpart the V50; the stylish S60 car; the acclaimed XC90; functional V70 wagon and also tough XC70; and also the brand-new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo publication, which is presently celebrating its 25th anniversary, is targeted at releasing the most extensive content concerning all facets of the auto industry in the United States. The automobile magazine aims to deliver pertinent, top quality content to its Hispanic viewers and vehicle enthusiasts.