ford explorer 2012 - AutoMundo, the top American Spanish-language vehicle publication, called the new Volvo S80 as Car of the Year for 2007. The respected honor which is appearing in the April concern of the publication complies with the car?s debut in the USA market. It also reflects the allure of the really first Volvo high-end sedan powered by the well known V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the most up to date effort of the automaker to move away from its boxy photo. But aside from conjuring up futuristic styling, the car manufacturer also checked the waters and also presented a powerful engine sustained by a Volvo looter, filter, heating and cooling system and also equally effective brakes.
The high-end flagship sedan from the automaker was selected for its exceptional advanced style, dynamic as well as youthful driving attributes and Volvo's famous safety and security systems. "The new 2007 Volvo S80 was actually the noticeable option," commented Jorge Koechlin, the Head Of State as well as Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the business's first V8-powered car, it actually damages the mold and mildew of what AutoMundo has actually come to expect of Volvo's cars and trucks."
" The S80 is a real competitor to various other European and Japanese high-end sedans," stated Anne Belec, the President as well as the Chief Executive Officer of Volvo Cars for North America. "This recognition by the editors of AutoMundo is significant, and also mirrors our idea that Volvo is worthy of consideration in this extremely competitive segment."
The Volvo S80 is outfitted with a lot of basic safety systems to showcase the automaker?s security includes turning points. The functions include the Side Impact Defense System (SIPS), Whiplash Defense System (WHIPS) as well as anti-lock brakes with digital brake pressure distribution. It also includes several driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Unseen area Information System (BLIS), Flexible Cruise Control with Accident Warning as well as Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Support.
The S80 likewise includes the optional Personal Cars and truck Communicator (PCC) remote. According to the automaker, before a vehicle driver gets to their cars and truck, they have the ability to review the safety and security degree as well as recognize whether they have set the alarm system and also if the cars and truck is secured. The Volvo S80 is additionally geared up with heartbeat sensor that provides warning if someone is hiding inside the car. To enhance safety and security to the following degree, the deluxe sedan is given the Flexible cruise ship control (ACC) with Crash Warning and Brake Support (CWBS). The ACC promoted relaxed and comfortable driving by permitting the motorist to choose speed and also minimum time space 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 cylinder engine and $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 schedule includes the award-winning S40 and also its wagon equivalent 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 celebrating its 25th wedding anniversary, is focused on publishing one of the most thorough content regarding all facets of the automotive industry in the United States. The vehicle magazine makes every effort to supply pertinent, premium material to its Hispanic visitors as well as vehicle enthusiasts.