ford 2.7 ecoboost - AutoMundo, the top American Spanish-language auto publication, named the brand-new Volvo S80 as Vehicle of the Year for 2007. The esteemed honor which is showing up in the April problem of the publication complies with the car?s launching in the USA market. It also shows the charm of the really first Volvo deluxe sedan powered by the famed V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the latest attempt of the automaker to relocate far from its boxy image. But besides invoking advanced designing, the automaker additionally tested the waters and also introduced a powerful engine sustained by a Volvo looter, filter, heating & cooling system and similarly powerful brakes.
The deluxe front runner car from the car manufacturer was picked for its remarkable cutting edge design, vibrant as well as vibrant driving attributes as well as Volvo's epic security systems. "The new 2007 Volvo S80 was truly the obvious selection," commented Jorge Koechlin, the Head Of State and Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the company's first V8-powered auto, it actually breaks the mold and mildew of what AutoMundo has involved expect of Volvo's autos."
" The S80 is a real competitor to other European and Japanese deluxe sedans," stated Anne Belec, the Head Of State as well as the CEO of Volvo Cars for North America. "This recognition by the editors of AutoMundo is significant, and also shows our idea that Volvo is worthy of factor to consider in this really affordable sector."
The Volvo S80 is geared up with a number of standard safety systems to display the automaker?s security includes landmarks. The attributes include the Side Influence Security System (SIPS), Whiplash Security System (WHIPS) and also anti-lock brakes with electronic brake pressure circulation. It also includes many driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Blind Spot Info System (BLIS), Adaptive Cruise Control with Crash Warning as well as Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Assistance.
The S80 likewise features the optional Personal Automobile Communicator (PCC) remote. According to the car manufacturer, prior to a motorist reaches their car, they have the ability to examine the security degree and know whether they have actually established the alarm as well as if the automobile is secured. The Volvo S80 is also geared up with heart beat sensing unit that gives caution if somebody is concealing inside the car. To boost safety to the next level, the luxury car is provided the Flexible cruise control (ACC) with Crash Warning and also Brake Support (CWBS). The ACC promoted relaxed as well as comfortable driving by permitting the driver to select speed and minimum time void to the car in front.
The Volvo S80 went on sale in December. It is offered 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 among the effective product lines of the automaker. For this year, Volvo?s model lineup consists of the award-winning S40 and its wagon counterpart the V50; the sporty S60 sedan; the award-winning XC90; flexible V70 wagon as well as rugged XC70; and also the new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo magazine, which is presently commemorating its 25th wedding anniversary, is aimed at releasing the most comprehensive content pertaining to all facets of the vehicle sector in the United States. The automotive publication aims to supply relevant, high-grade web content to its Hispanic readers and also car enthusiasts.