2016 Volvo S80
The S80 is a mid-size luxury sedan, produced by Swedish manufacturer Volvo. It was originally launched in 1998 and so far, we have seen two generations of this car, which came as a replacement for legendary 900 series. This model has been produced in two generations so far. First-generation model came in 1998 and it was produced until 2006. Second-generation model came in 2006 and it is still under production. After several modifications, it will finally be replaced by new, third generation of S80, which is expect to come as 2016 Volvo S80. New model will come completely redesigned and it will feature new exterior, interior and many changes under the hood.
2016 Volvo S80 redesign
Although the styling of 2016 S80 will be heavily based on 2013 Volvo Concept Coupe, it will come in a 4-door sedan body style. It will get new platform, same that is used for new XC90, so these two models will share many characteristics, both visual and mechanical. Many details will be borrowed from this crossover, so 2016 Volvo S80 will feature the same front fascia and many other body parts. The cabin of new sedan will be also completely redesigned. It will feature completely new styling and also new, higher-quality materials. It will also come with plenty of new or updated hi-tech features and, of course, with whole bunch of safety features, which is the segment where Volvo is world’s absolute leader.
2016 Volvo S80 engine
Although details about engines for 2016 Volvo S80 are still unknown, it is expected that it will be powered by the same units as XC90. There are two petrol variants with 254 and 320 horsepower. The 2.0 liter diesel engine is also available in two variants. The first one is with 190, while the other, twin-turbo outputs 225 horses. Hybrid model will be powered by petrol engine and electric motor, with total output of 400 horsepower and 472 pound-feet of torque. All engines are paired with new 8-speed Geartronic automatic transmission.
2016 Volvo S80 release date and price
It is expect that 2016 Volvo S80 will be launched this fall. According to the various predictions, new model should go between 40.000 and 45.000 dollars for base model.
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