Volvo S80: Price and Variants

Volvo S80, Everything from 1998 To 2014

Volvo S80 has been Volvo's flagship sedan from around 25 years, and was invented with a view to replace rear-wheel drive Volvo 960/S90 sedans. Since Volvol S80 does not have its own workstation, its production was done at Gothenburg in Torslanda Workstation, Sweden. V70 the next third generation sedan was publicised as the SUV version of S80 sedan under its vehicle's overhauling procedure that also includes luxury SUV and sedans.

IIHS Title

Volvo S80 participated in the Institute for Highway Safety program and wins Top Saferty (IIHS) title, in June 2007. The vehicle goes though crash safety test to examine crash effects on front, back, side and on rear since its outer shell was unbend able.

Plans for Volvo S80, 2014

Next year Volvo is planning some significant changes in it like fresh front, rear support and informative system with new innovative touchscreen. In addition, it will also accompany with interior anbitient lighting and multichoices gauge cluster.

Volvo S80 and Nissan

Nissan is strongly inspired with Volvo S8, it used S80 as the base for a range of their ambulances, hearses and even for limousines in its production in Laholm, Sweden. Nissan is itsself a reputed vehicle compnay that has beenn made vehicles for VVIPs like King of Neitherlands and Sweden. Crezh manufacturer SVOS also inspired by Volvo S80 and created an armoured model.

Today, people are curiously waiting for its 2014 improved version.

Photo Gallery of Volvo S80

Technical Characteristics of Volvo S80

Technical Characteristics of 2011 Volvo S80 T4F FlexiFluel Automatic produced by Volvo (SE).

Body Type Saloon (sedan) 4 doors / 5 seats
Weight n/a
Length 4851 mm
Height 1493 mm
Wheelbase 2835 mm
Front Track 1588 mm
Rear Track 1585 mm
Ground Clearance 135 mm
Fuel Capacity 70 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels Front wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System direct petrol injection
Max Power 180HP (132 kW) @ 5700 rpm
Max Torque 270Nm @ 1600 rpm
CO2 Emissions 172 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 1596 cc
Bore 79 mm
Stroke 81 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 4 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 16
Compression Ratio 10:1
Aspiration Turbo E85
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes Di-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 7.0J x 16 / 7.0J x 16
Standard Tyres 225/55 R 16 / 225/55 R 16
Suspension Front I.MS.CS.ARB.
Suspension Rear I.CS.ARB.
Transmission 6 speed automatic
Number of gears 6
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 9.2 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 10.2 l/100km
Road 5.8 l/100km
Mixt 7.4 l/100km