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For model year 2014, Volvo has much an enhanced range of vehicles starting with the Volvo S80, Volvo V70 and Volvo XC70. As per Volvo these models take the sophistication to the next level with features like new Drive-E powertrains, new intuitive Sensus Connected Touch system, enhanced IntelliSafe system, and the Active High Beam Control. Starting with the Volvo S80, the sedan comes with a number of new exterior design cues. It features a set of bumpers (front and rear) that make the car look wider, new rectangular Daytime Running Lights, and optional 19 inch wheels. Customers also get to choose from three chassis types for the car – Comfort, Lowered Sport Chassis and Four-C (Continuously Controlled Chassis Concept). Moving on to the Volvo V70, this station wagon is known for offering space and class-leading comfort complemented by an impressive boot space of 575 liters. With the rear seats folded down the amount of space can be increased to an astonishing 1600 liters. The tail-gate can be opened remotely via the key fob or the dashboard mounted button. As for the new features, the car comes with a wider proportion grille, Daytime running lights, chrome touches, new rear bumper and tailpipes. Last but not the least the Volvo XC70 SUV comes with an all-wheel drive system and the optional Hill Descent Control. Exterior changes include new bigger ironmark, Daytime Running Lights, matte silver touches and optional 19-inches wheels. For a serious off-roader look the XC70 equips new skidplates, black cladding below the belt line and redesigned rear lights. Alike the V70 the XC70 offers 575 liters of space which can be increased to 1600 liters with all seats folded down. It comes with a power operated tailgate too.
As of now the cars are available with the new turbo diesel D4 and the petrol turbo T5. The D4 unit features i-Art technology which helps cut fuel consumption and puts out 181 hp and 400 Nm. The S80 consumes 3.8 l/100 km, while the V70 and XC70 consume 4.1 l/100 km (all manual). The T5 petrol unit produces 245 hp and 350 Nm of torque. Other highlights of the new models include Sensus Connected Touch, Adaptive Digital Display, Active High Beam Control, all-new Ambient Light, Heated windscreen, Heated steering wheel and paddle shifters, IntelliSafe systems supporting the driver and more.
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