I love the safety of the car, which is why I originally bought the car. The T6 keeps its standard 17-inch Canicula wheels from last year, a bold, open, five-spoke design that we like a lot. The new 18-inch Fortuna Diamond Cut, offered on both six-cylinder models, has seven spokes with a sharp, almost machined appearance that varies with the light. They're not racing style buckets, but do support the body and back very, very well, including a touch of lateral support commensurate with the degree to which one would wish to make hard corner turns in such a plush sedan. The S80's successor, the S90, was unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in January 2016.
Premier Plus and Platinum trims are added for the 2012 model year. It was a successful strategy, and it bought the independent Swedish automaker another 20 years of survival. As a result, perhaps, the S80 now looks a bit like a bigger version of a little Volvo. The sculpted body mimics other recently redesigned Volvos, but the S80 uses the technique to its best effect to date. These were sold in countries such as Portugal where larger capacity engines were penalized by heavy taxes. Archived from on 29 November 2016.
Structure The driver space was maintained well, with maximum intrusion of the lower interior of 4 cm and maximum intrusion of the upper interior of 4 cm. The second generation 2006—2016 was released in 2006 as a model year 2007 car. Content-wise, T6 adds a standard electric parking brake. Finally, once you sit in a Volvo seat, you will be spoiled for anything else. It speeds up super quick, which I love because then I can zoom by slow drivers.
Wheelbase and overall length have been increased by 14 cm. Volvo's City Safety technology is also now standard. They all obviously do their jobs just fine to garner that top safety rating. The Volvo S80 was redesigned for the 2007 model year. The engine sounds great and it is fun to drive. Today, Volvo has gotten in on the act, taking the wraps of the Chinese-market-specific S80L at the Guangzhou Auto Show in China. The flagship of Volvo's sedan fleet embodies a Swedish approach to style, creature comforts and leading-edge safety features while offering multiple powertrain configurations and solid value pricing.
It's quite a serious vehicle for serious people, and yet it manages to be quite fun when one is in the mood. New for 2009 are a Bluetooth hands-free phone interface, Rainsensor automatic windshield wipers, and a blueband tinted windshield. With all wheel drive it also handles well in all weather conditions. Inside, however, the S80 wins absolute raves. With it and a six-speed automatic, the 2009 Volvo S80 accelerates to 60 mph in about 6. Throughout the line, ride comfort is great, but the suspension in the V-8 could be firmer yet; even in Advanced mode, the Volvo S80 could use tighter suspension.
Ergonomically simple: The S80 has buttons. It has since been built at the in , Sweden, with a few 1999 model year cars for the North American market built at Volvo's Halifax Assembly plant. At the rear, the S80's short deck is framed by large taillamps and accented with chrome exhaust tips. Walkaround The Volvo S80 may be the best looking sedan in the mid-range luxury class. It's arguably the most distinctive. The ratings of one vehicle often apply to other models if they are built on the same platform. Units Affected 416 Apparently, extra-long cars are all the rage in Chinese executive transport these days.
The system actually assisted me by preparing the brakes to be more effective for my reactionary — and more aggressive — stomp on the pedal. It also has a sun roof, which is always an added plus. Passenger — Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity. I know cars and driven all over the world and the Volvo performance,safty features always wins hands down. At high speeds the S80 V8 is quiet and smooth.
In conclusion, the S-80 is a full-size, fully considered luxury sedan. The S80 has an excellent safety score. We have put about 60,000 miles on it. The dash has informative information and the headrests in the back seat collapse for easy viewing out the back window. Strikingly distinctive taillights followed the tapered contours of its rear quarter panels. Archived from on 19 December 2011. Don't think that i ever will buy another brand.