2017 Volvo S80 is an executive car produced by the Swedish automaker Volvo Cars from 1998 to 2016 more than two generations. Seth to replace the rear-wheel drive sedan S90 in the model, which was the flagship saloon Volvo reached. The model was replaced by the 2nd-generation 2017 Volvo S90 in 2016.
Volvo S80 was made available to the 1st-generation (1998-2006) for the model year 1999. Since then it has built on the Torslanda works in Gothenburg, Sweden, with some 1999 model year vehicles for North America market built on ground Volvo of Halifax meeting. Unlike most models of Volvo, which has a family version of the first generation.
The 2nd-generation (2006-2016) was launched in 2006 as a car model 2007 has a familiar version, the third generation of Volvo V70. In June 2007, the Volvo S80 has the highest “good” rating in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) performance of crash tests for front, side and rear impact deserves selection IIHS Top Safety.
Volvo S80 Special Versions
Volvo S80 2017 model is also used as a base for specialized, such as extended limousines, hearses and ambulances vehicles. A company that produces this kind of Nilsson Special Vehicles models, based on Laholm, Sweden. Ambulances models have a completely new body behind the B-pillar and a high ceiling. A sliding side door is installed on the right (sometimes on both sides) and the tailgate is open to allow easier access. Nilsson ambulances only based on the first generation S80 is manufactured. Nilsson has built limousines and hearses based on two generations of the S80. They also produce the official car of the state of several heads of state, including the king of Sweden and the King of the Netherlands.
2017 Volvo S80 Safety
Euro NCAP tests the first generation Volvo S80, from 1998 to 2003. They tested a unit of the left, 2017 S80 4-door sedan, registered in 2000, with the front belt tensioners, voltage limiters, and front, body side airbags and head. Scores assigned to the legs cars pedestrians face a very aggressive front, resulting in just 2 stars for pedestrian safety 4. Despite this Euro NCAP, the “big Volvo this state is very safe and has a good full performance “thanks to the good protection of adults in the car in case of the accident.
2017 Volvo S80 Specification
Type: Luxury vehicle
MSRP: From $43,450
MPG: 25 city / 37 highway
Dimensions: 191″ L x 73″ W x 59″ H
Fuel tank capacity: 18.5 gal
Horsepower: 240 hp
2017 Volvo S80 Configuration & Price
2017 Volvo S80 T5 Drive-E $43,450
2017 Volvo S80 T5 Drive-E Platinum $48,375