NEW FOR 2012:

– New Volvo Sensus infotainment interface
– 3.2 adds standard City Safety, Volvo Sensus, high-performance multimedia system, USB and iPod function, new steering wheel, pollen filter and classic walnut wood inlays
– T6 adds standard City Safety, Volvo Sensus and high-performance multimedia system
– Enhanced Dynamic Package
– Available Inscription interior package
– Exterior colours: Biarritz Blue added; Caspian Blue discontinued

For 2012, the Volvo S80 undergoes several trim changes. The model receives the new Volvo Sensus infotainment interface with seven-inch touch-screen, which results in a redesign of the upper instrument panel. Both models receive standard City Safety and a 160-watt CD/MP3/DVD video high-performance multimedia system with eight speakers.

The 3.2 also receives a new leather-wrapped steering wheel with décor inlay, along with a silk metal gearshift lever.

The Dynamic Package adds Sanded Silver inlay, dynamic sport seats in Blonde or Off-Black leather, lowered sport chassis, 18-inch “Fortuna” diamond-cut alloy wheels, and active bending bi-xenon headlamps. A new available Inscription interior package adds Sovereign Hide leather with visible stitching and piping, Inscription-branded aluminum sill plates and floor mats, and four unique interior and upholstery combinations.

The S80 is available as the 3.2 FWD, with 3.2-litre inline six-cylinder engine, and as the T6 AWD, with turbocharged 3.0-litre six-cylinder. Both use a six-speed automatic transmission.

Features on the 3.2 FWD include 17-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, heated mirrors with puddle lamps, electronic brake force distribution, brake assist, City Safety, front and rear fog lights, headlight washers, electrically-folding rear head restraints, whiplash-preventing front seats, heated cloth seats, fold-flat front passenger seat, 60/40 split-folding second-row seat, tilt and telescopic leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, CD/MP3/DVD video system with auxiliary input and iPod interface, Volvo Sensus infotainment interface, Sirius satellite radio, auto-dimming rearview mirror, cruise control, heated washer nozzles, illuminated vanity mirrors, illuminated locking glovebox, floor mats, outside temperature gauge, auto up/down windows, intermittent wipers, and trip computer.

The T6 AWD adds 18-inch alloy wheels, blind spot information system, retractable mirrors, Four-C Active Chassis, adaptive xenon headlights, power sunroof, heated and ventilated perforated power-adjustable leather front seats, driver’s side memory, heated rear seats, six-CD/MP3 stereo with Sirius satellite radio, Bluetooth connectivity, humidity sensor, and front and rear parking assist.

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