2010 Volvo S80 Facelift with Updated Design and New Diesel to be Launched in Geneva

According to Auto Cars 2011's insiders, Volvo will perform the world debut of the S80 facelift at the Geneva motorshow. The Swedish firm's flagship sedan will receive a light makeover and a new, top-of-the-line diesel engine. The 2010 S80's D5 2.4-liter 5-cylinder oil-burner comes equipped with sequential twin turbochargers, ceramic glow-plugs and piezoelectric fuel injectors for a power output of 205HP and 420Nm of torque. The Swedes claim that with this engine, the new S80 will achieve a combined fuel consumption of just 6.2 lt /100 km (38mpg US - 45.6mpg UK) with low -for the size of the vehicle- CO2 emissions of 164 g/km.