ford thunderbird 2005 - AutoMundo, the premier American Spanish-language auto publication, named the new Volvo S80 as Vehicle of the Year for 2007. The respected honor which is appearing in the April concern of the publication adheres to the car?s launching in the USA market. It also shows the appeal of the extremely initial Volvo luxury car powered by the renowned V8 engine.
The Volvo S80 is the most up to date attempt of the automaker to move away from its boxy image. Yet in addition to conjuring up advanced designing, the automaker additionally examined the waters as well as introduced an effective engine supported by a Volvo looter, filter, heating & cooling system and equally effective brakes.
The high-end flagship sedan from the automaker was selected for its remarkable cutting edge design, dynamic as well as youthful driving features and Volvo's famous safety and security systems. "The brand-new 2007 Volvo S80 was really the evident selection," commented Jorge Koechlin, the President and also Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the firm's initial V8-powered auto, it truly damages the mold and mildew of what AutoMundo has pertained to expect of Volvo's cars and trucks."
" The S80 is a true rival to various other European as well as Japanese deluxe cars," claimed Anne Belec, the Head Of State and the CEO of Volvo Cars for The United States And Canada. "This recognition by the editors of AutoMundo is substantial, as well as shows our idea that Volvo deserves consideration in this very affordable sector."
The Volvo S80 is geared up with a number of standard safety and security systems to display the automaker?s safety features milestones. The functions consist of the Side Impact Defense System (SIPS), Whiplash Defense System (WHIPS) and anti-lock brakes with digital brake pressure circulation. It likewise features several driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Unseen area Details System (BLIS), Adaptive Cruise Ship Control with Crash Caution and also Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Support.
The S80 likewise includes the optional Personal Auto Communicator (PCC) push-button control. According to the automaker, prior to a chauffeur reaches their automobile, they are able to review the protection level and know whether they have set the alarm system and if the vehicle is secured. The Volvo S80 is additionally furnished with heartbeat sensing unit that provides warning if a person is hiding inside the automobile. To increase safety to the following level, the deluxe sedan is offered the Adaptive cruise control (ACC) with Collision Caution as well as Brake Support (CWBS). The ACC advertised kicked back and also comfortable driving by permitting the chauffeur to select rate as well as minimal time gap to the auto in front.
The Volvo S80 took place sale in December. It is given a beginning rate 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 effective line of product of the automaker. For this year, Volvo?s model lineup consists of the prize-winning S40 and its wagon equivalent the V50; the sporty S60 car; the award-winning XC90; versatile V70 wagon and tough XC70; and the new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo publication, which is presently celebrating its 25th anniversary, is focused on publishing the most thorough editorial concerning all aspects of the vehicle market in the USA. The vehicle publication makes every effort to supply relevant, high-grade web content to its Hispanic readers and also car lovers.