ford velociraptor 6x6 - AutoMundo, the top American Spanish-language automobile magazine, called the new Volvo S80 as Car of the Year for 2007. The esteemed honor which is showing up in the April concern of the magazine complies with the car?s launching in the United States market. It also mirrors the appeal of the extremely initial Volvo luxury 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 image. However besides invoking futuristic styling, the car manufacturer likewise examined the waters as well as presented a powerful engine supported by a Volvo spoiler, filter, heating and cooling system and also equally powerful brakes.
The high-end front runner car from the car manufacturer was selected for its impressive cutting edge layout, vibrant and youthful driving characteristics and Volvo's famous safety systems. "The new 2007 Volvo S80 was really the obvious choice," commented Jorge Koechlin, the Head Of State and Editor-in-Chief of AutoMundo. "As the company's initial V8-powered car, it truly damages the mold of what AutoMundo has concerned expect of Volvo's vehicles."
" The S80 is a real competitor to various other European and Japanese deluxe sedans," said Anne Belec, the Head Of State as well as the CEO of Volvo Cars for North America. "This acknowledgment by the editors of AutoMundo is significant, and shows our belief that Volvo is worthy of factor to consider in this extremely competitive sector."
The Volvo S80 is outfitted with a number of typical safety and security systems to display the automaker?s security features milestones. The features consist of the Side Impact Protection System (SIPS), Whiplash Defense System (WHIPS) and also anti-lock brakes with electronic brake pressure circulation. It likewise includes many driver-assistance systems such as Volvo's Blind Spot Information System (BLIS), Adaptive Cruise Ship Control with Crash Warning as well as Ready Alert Brakes with Electronic Brake Support.
The S80 additionally features the optional Personal Car Communicator (PCC) push-button control. According to the automaker, before a vehicle driver reaches their vehicle, they are able to review the safety level and recognize whether they have actually established the alarm system and if the vehicle is locked. The Volvo S80 is likewise equipped with heartbeat sensor that provides caution if a person is concealing inside the cars and truck. To enhance security to the next level, the luxury car is given the Flexible cruise control (ACC) with Accident Warning as well as Brake Support (CWBS). The ACC advertised unwinded and comfy driving by enabling the chauffeur to select rate as well as minimum time gap to the automobile in front.
The Volvo S80 took place sale in December. It is provided a beginning cost of $38,705 for the 235-horsepower inline-6 cyndrical tube engine and $47,350 for the all-wheel-drive-equipped V8 with 311 horsepower. The S80 is one of the powerful line of product of the automaker. For this year, Volvo?s model lineup includes the award-winning S40 as well as its wagon equivalent the V50; the stylish S60 sedan; the prize-winning XC90; versatile V70 wagon as well as sturdy XC70; and the new C70 convertible.
AutoMundo publication, which is currently celebrating its 25th anniversary, is aimed at publishing one of the most extensive content concerning all facets of the automotive industry in the USA. The vehicle magazine strives to provide pertinent, high-grade material to its Hispanic viewers and cars and truck fanatics.