2016 Volvo S80 Sedan Redesign, Release Date and Review

The long-expected 2016 Volvo S80 sedan has finally received major updates. The S80 has been there for quite sometime and it’s the right to give it a total redesign. Considered as a business class vehicle, this can be some good challenge for the Swedish automaker to make it more elegant and classy.

2016 Volvo S80 Sedan Redesign

Exterior

2016 Volvo S80 design will become a reality with the concept coupe unveiled last year. It details such as daytime running lamps in the form of a hammer, a prominent grille and ‘C’ shaped LED tail lights. Front mask will get a total re-design, the grille to be more streamlined, and LED lights running light as standard, while the tail lights will have a new type of LED sets. The overall shape of the 2016 Volvo S80 is similar to the coupe instead of the family car. Will be wider and shorter than the previous model, and give a more aggressive look. He also said that the concept of the cut and the angle of the rear window to be the signature Volvo, very similar to the BMW Hofmeister kink limit. Cabin design will be away from the simple shapes of the car today and the quality will see a big step as well.

2016 Volvo S80 Sedan Side View

Interior

2016 Volvo S80 has impressive interior and exterior design both. For the interior design, this car has some extensive tech installed inside and some options. Indeed, there are some features inside that will make you more comfortable with the nice cabin room and also the roomy headroom. It is not only about the roomy space but also the comfortable seats for four passengers. Even the base model will have leather upholstery, heated and ventilated seats, satellite navigation with a 7 inch screen that will control all of the car’s basic functions, such as the dual zone climate control, the Bowers&Wilkins sound system and the infotainment system.

2016 Volvo S80 Sedan Interior

Powertrain

2016 Volvo S80 will come as standard with a turbocharged 2 liter 4 cylinder unit capable of 240 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. There aren’t many details yet about the other engines, but we are pretty sure you will be able to get the turbocharged and supercharged 2 liter unit with 300 horsepower. The base transmission will be a 6 speed automatic unit coupled to the front wheels. Only the diesel and the lesser powerful petrol engine will be available with this option. For the 300 horsepower model you will be able to get an 8 speed automatic coupled to a four wheel drive system that can handle all that torque. Fuel efficiency is very good, both engines being able to get around 24 MPG in the city and as much as 36 MPG on the highway.

2016 Volvo S80 Release Date and Price

We predict that the 2016 Volvo S80 will be unveiled in the first half of 2015 as 2016 model year. Even though there’s no official words from the automaker, we can estimate that the vehicle will cost around $40,000 for the base model. Expect the price to go up for higher level trim. We will update you with more information as it becomes available.

One Response to 2016 Volvo S80 Sedan Redesign, Release Date and Review

  1. John Platt says:

    A loyal Volvo consumer and awaiting release of this new product line. Please keep me informed…Thanks

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