...wood trim, satellite radio, and a 12-speaker Dynaudio surround-sound system, all of which are optional package deals with both the 3.2 and T6 trims. An additional option offered only with the S80 V8 is a rear-seat DVD entertainment system. A sport-tuned suspension package is available with the T6, while this suspension system as well as speed-sensitive power steering are optional as stand-alone items with the V8.Volvo's much-ballyhooed reputation for safety is embodied in the 2010 S80, with such equipment as four-wheel ABS, traction and stability control, dual front side-mounted air bags...
...Fuel economy is 18 mpg city/27 mpg highway and 21 mpg combined for the 3.2, 16/24/19 for the T6 and 15/22/18 for the V8. Safety: The 2010 Volvo S80 comes standard with antilock disc brakes, front-seat side airbags featuring separate chambers for chest and hip protection, side curtain airbags, anti-whiplash front head restraints and seatbelt pre-tensioners in all five positions. In crash testing conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Volvo S80 earned the top rating of "Good" for both frontal-offset and side collision protection. In braking testing, the last S80 V8 we...
...upgraded Dynaudio sound system Optional dual-screen rear-seat entertainment system (screens integrated into headrests) Optional navigation system with real-time traffic controls Under the Hood The S80 is the first Volvo sedan with an available V-8 engine. The Volvo S80 has a turbocharged six-cylinder in the T6 trim, which sits between the base six-cylinder and the top-of-the-line V8 trim level. All three engines use a six-speed automatic transmission with manual shift functionality. All-wheel drive is standard with the V-8 and turbo six-cylinder; the base six-cylinder gets front-wheel drive...
This week Volvo announced a series of updates across most of its 2014 model range, with only the discontinued C30 and soon-to-be-replaced XC90 remaining unchanged for the new... read more February 22, 2013 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Following a quick video preview of its updated 2014 model range, Volvo has decided to release all the official details. The updated models include the S60 and S80 sedans, as... read more February 20, 2013 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Aston Martin handed us the crystalline key fob to a 565-horsepower 2014 Vanquish and set us free on broken roads around Newport Pagnell. What did we learn? The Vanquish is a... read more October 8, 2012 by Joel Feder
While most automakers are reporting robust sales in 2012 (so far, anyway), Volvo is longing for the good old days of 2011. In September, Volvo sold just 4,977 vehicles in the... read more October 5, 2012 by Kurt Ernst
Volvo is recalling some 300 model year 2013 S80 sedans and XC70 wagons to correct a software error in the Central Electronic Module relating to the Tire Pressure Monitoring... read more September 4, 2012 by Kurt Ernst