Volvo S80

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A high-end executive car, the S80 as a replacement for the Volvo 960/S90 when the S80 debuted in 1998.   their product line and Volvo aimed to create a luxurious line of estate and models that were streamlined and sporty than previous vehicle models.

The generation was based on the Volvo P2 while the second generation was off the P24 platform.

First Generation S80

In the sedan, a 2.9-liter engine 201 horsepower. A twin-turbocharged 2.8-liter, 268 engine went into the T6 model. Safety equipment front passenger airbags, zones, Volvo#8217;s inflatable airbags, and Volvo#8217;s WHIPS (designed to move the front and headrests rearward to minimize during a rear-end collision).

Standard equipment included air conditioning, a tilt/telescoping leather-wrapped wheel, cruise control, power front bucket with driver memory, and a folding rear seat. power mirrors, power and windows, remote keyless a cassette/CD player, and 16-inch wheels also were The T6 sedan added heated seats and mirrors, along wood interior trim.

Wheelbase: 109.9 in

Overall 189.8 in

Width: 72.1 in

57.2 in

Weight: 3602 lb

Generation S80

The second generation of debuted in 2006 with upgrades from the previous The second generation S80 featured a straight-6 or the 4.4 liter V8 engine used in the XC90 . in combination available 4-wheel drive.  The generation models also are the Volvo cars to offer a fitted V8 with a power of 316 hp, an engineering effort developed by the Volvo car’s engine Skovde and Yamaha of Japan, one of the cleanest V8’s on the market.

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The newest model features cruise control (ACC) Collision Warning and Brake (CWBS), making it the first model to have these The cruise control assists in by sensing with radar cars in front of the vehicle and the brakes as needed.   Besides the Warning and the cruise control, to help drivers avoid situations before they the Brake Support system additional safety assistance by the braking system for impending stops and ensuring the brakes faster in such situations.

In keeping with Volvo’s for safety, the S80 has generated a reputation as one of the cars on the road.  The first of S80s boasted the one of the world’s crash test ratings a period of five years . and the generation model garnered the “good” rating in crash ratings for front, rear, and impacts.

New innovations in the newest model of the S80 offer unique safety that can protect drivers who are not behind the wheel.  With personal car communicator (PCC), the can remotely check the security of the whether the doors are locked, and be by a heartbeat sensor that whether a person might be inside the car.

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