Prices And Specifications For The New Volvo S80 Saloon

Volvo S80

Prices and specifications for the all-new Volvo S80 luxury executive saloon are now available ahead of the new model's arrival in showrooms in July. The all-new S80 offers a desirable and keenly priced combination of power and performance with modern style and Scandinavian luxury.

Prices And Specifications

On the road prices¹ for the all-new Volvo S80 range from £24,375 to £41,725 with higher standard specifications³ and better value compared to its other premium brand rivals, plus its own distinctive style of modern, Scandinavian luxury.

Five trim levels: With the addition of a new SE Sport trim level, there is now a choice of five specification levels for the new Volvo S80 - S, SE, SE Sport, SE Lux and Executive - with a choice of five powerful engines two diesels, the 2.4D (163PS) and D5 (185PS), plus three petrol, the 2.5T (200PS) and two new engines, a six-cylinder 3.2-litre (238PS) and a range-topping V8 AWD (315PS).

V8 power from £38,975: The range starts at £24,375 and £24,400 for the 2.5T (200PS) and 2.4D (163PS) 'S' models. The higher 'SE' models are available from £26,925 for the 2.5T, or with the new 3.2 six-cylinder and V8 engines from £30,955 and £38,975 respectively. 'SE Sport' models range from £28,925 (2.5T) to £40,975 (V8 AWD), while 'SE Lux' models range from £29,675 (2.5T) to a maximum of £41,725 (V8 AWD). A range-topping Executive model will be revealed later in the year.

Stylish, Luxury Interior: Every new Volvo S80 also has a modern and distinctive, ultra-slim centre console which has been developed from the revolutionary floating centre stack Volvo introduced with the new S40 saloon and V50 Sportswagon. With a typically Swedish simple and ergonomic design, it contains the key information, ventilation and entertainment controls with additional storage space for small items behind it.

Comfort is maximised for the all-new S80 with ergonomically designed seats with a new generation of Volvo's WHIPS (Whiplash Protection System). Leather upholstery is standard with the SE specification, Sovereign Hide soft leather for the SE Lux, while the SE Sport model offers ventilated and heated leather seats.

World Class Audio: Music lovers will particularly appreciate the all-new Volvo S80. There is an 80W Perfomance Sound audio system with CD and six speakers for S models, rising to 160W High Performance Sound audio system with 6xCD and eight speakers for SE models and above, plus there is also the luxury of Volvo's optional Dynaudio Premium Sound audio system offering an awesome 650W output with a digital amplifier from Alpine with Bang & Olufsen PowerHouse ICEPower technology, 12 Dynaudio speakers and Dolby Pro Logic II Surround Sound.

S: The specification of the entry-level S models includes alloy wheels, a connection for i-Pod or MP3 player, alarm, cruise control and a dual zone Electronic Climate Control with Volvo's Interior Air Quality system.

SE: The SE model, which is expected to be the most popular model, is distinguished by colour co-ordinated lower door and bumper mouldings and larger 17in alloy wheels, and also offers chrome detailing on dashboard controls and air vents, upgraded 160W audio system and leather upholstery.

SE Sport: As well as ventilated and heated front seats and larger 18in alloy wheels, the new SE Sport model offers drivers the added handling benefits and convenience of Volvo's active 'Four-C' chassis (Continuously Controlled Chassis Concept) with the choice of Comfort, Sport and Advanced suspension settings. Similarly, it also has speed dependent power steering with a choice of three levels of assistance to personalise the new Volvo S80's to the driver's liking - and pleasure.

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Published : 09/04/06 Author : Melanie Carter

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