Volvo S80 – car upper-medium class produced by the Swedish company Volvo Car Corporation since 1998. Since 2006, he produced a second generation of the vehicle.
Volvo S80 and was produced in the years 1998-2006. Vehicle is based on the Volvo P2 platform, replacing models 960/S90/V90.
Auto has gained the highest score in crash tests in its class. In 2004, the car undergoes a gentle facelift. Changed include Front and rear lights, a plastic strip began painted in the appropriate color to the body. In 2006 he presented the new S80, the first-ever V8 engine with a capacity of 4.4 and power output of 315hp.
Volvo S80 II was about Mia ™ presented at the International Geneva Motor Show in 2006.
The vehicle has been designed on the basis of the floor plate of the EUCD, which was constructed by the owner of the Volvo brand – the company Ford Motor Company. On this record, built, among others, fourth generation Mondeo. The vehicle is equipped with, among others, BLIS system, which monitors the blind spot, CWBS wyhamowujÄ…cy vehicle emergency system in the event of imminent collision detection, active cruise control and a system to prevent uncontrolled lane change.
In 2008 was presented for the Chinese market S80L. In 2009, the car passed the first facelift. Fixed logo on the grill of the vehicle and added some chrome accents, and the interior was changed steering wheel. At the end of 2011, the car passed another facelift. Changed include headlights, wheels, and new door mirrors with integrated turn signals, and traditional clocks inside the vehicle replaced by LCD displays.