Volvo the Swedish brand globally known for the safety features it delivers through their cars has launched its Volvo S80 sedan with its new generation D5 Twin Turbo diesel engine. The car is really beautiful and as we know Volvo never compromises when it comes to the car’s safety features.
Features Of Volvo S80 D5
IDIS (Intelligent Driver Information System), helping the driver to have a better control over the vehicle while facing difficult traffic situations.
Personal Car Communicator (PCC) is a highly enhanced control centre.
ABL – (Adaptive Brake light) sensing the difference in braking in normal and heavy braking conditions.
RAB- (Ready Alert Brakes), reduces the braking distance in case of emergency braking.
DSTC–(Dynamic Stability Traction Control), a system helping the driver in maintaining traction and stability while facing possibilities of spin-outs and rollovers.
WHIPS – (Whiplash Protection System), controlling the front seats in a manner to prevent the occupants from getting whiplash injuries.
Specifications Of Volvo S80 D5
2.4 liter 5-cylinder direct injection common rail diesel
Double overhead camshafts, 20 valves. Turbine with variable turbine
geometry. Two-way catalytic converter with EGR. Maintenance-free
particulate filter. Dual charge air coolers
Euro 5 emissions compliant
Transmission, Suspension, Brakes and Steering
6 speed adaptive & Geartronic automatic transmission
Front suspension: Macpherson struts
Rear suspension: multilink
Four C: Continuously Controlled Chassis Concept
Speed sensitive power steering
EBA: electronic brake assistance
ABS with EBD: Electronic Brake Distribution
16″ ventilated disc brakes
EPB: Electronic Park Brake
Electric retractable, heated mirrors with tilt function
Chrome accents to the lower air intake & boot
Dual chrome exhaust
Park assist front & rear
Color coded bumpers, wheel arches & skirting
Tempered side windows
Laminated side windows with water repellent glass
Fog lights front & rear
Active bi-xenon headlights with auto adjustment
Side positioning lights
High pressure headlight washer
17″ Regor alloy wheels
Temporary spare T125/80 R17
Driver & passenger electric seats (with driver memory)
Heated front seats
Front and rear cup-holders
Alloy centre stack and matching inlays
Leather steering wheel
Leather gear lever
Lockable glove box
Rear window sun curtain
Carpet floor mats
Trip computer & information centre
Outside temperature gauge
Centre armrest with CD storage
Illuminated vanity mirrors
Auto-dimmed rear view mirror
Electronic folding headrests
ECC: Electronic Climate Control Air Conditioning
Dual zone climate control
IAQS: Air Quality System with pollen, dust & exhaust particle filter
Audio and Communication
High performance audio: radio, 6 cd, 8 speakers, 4x40w
Premium audio by Dynaudio: 6 CD, mp3, 12 speakers, 5x130w,
Auxiliary input for iPod / mp3 player
Dolby Prologic II
Audio, Bluetooth phone controls on steering wheel
Price Of Volvo S80 D5
The Volvo S80 D5 is the only car in its segment which comes under a price tag of Rs 37 lakhs( ex-showroom Delhi) and Rs.38.7 9lakhs( ex-showroom Mumbai), which is cheaper than its Mercedes, BMW and Audi foes and still equipped with a bunch of safety features.