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make a clean breast of (something)
to confess something bad that you have done in order not to feel guilty or bad
The woman made a clean breast of things and tried to start over.
The Best Luxury Cars
Volvo S 80
March 19, 2014: Volvo has introduced the facelifted S80 today. The 2014 Volvo S80 comes with some cosmetic upgrades within as well as without. The updated version of this luxury barge has a new grille, a bit small this time, along with tweaked headlamps, which sport LED daytime lamps as well. The rear bumper also gets some reshaping, whereas, the side profile of the car remains identical to the existing model. This new version of Volvo S80 houses two different diesel powertrains. The top end models are powered by a 2.4L, 5 Cyliner oil burner that produces 215bhp, and 400Nm of torque, while a 2.0L diesel that produces 163bhp, and 400Nm of torque is to propel the entry level variants.
Volvo India is a renowned automaker that has produced some stunning vehicles in the car market. Among the models available, Volvo S80 is a stylish saloon that is available in D4 and D5 variants. These are equipped with two powerful diesel engine options for the customers to choose from. The 2.0 litre motor has the ability to produce a maximum power of 163bhp in combination with torque output of 400Nm. Meanwhile, the other engine can generate 215bhp along with 440Nm torque output, which is quite remarkable considering the Indian road as well as traffic conditions. It is incorporated with disc braking mechanism, which is quite reliable and further assisted by ABS and hydraulic brake assist system. The suspension system is quite efficient, which keeps the vehicle well balanced at all times. Its interiors are done up elegantly with a dual tone color scheme that is further complimented by dark wood inlays, which gives it a plush look. The cabin is quite spacious and packed with a number of utility as well as comfort aspects. There are ergonomically designed seats that are covered with premium leather upholstery. These offer maximum comfort to its passengers during long journeys. It is blessed with a dual zone electronic climate control that helps in regulating the temperature inside. The neatly designed dashboard includes a glove box and a center console along with air vents. Its passengers can stay entertained throughout their journey by way of its advanced infotainment system. This unit supports auxiliary input as well as Bluetooth connectivity. Both the variants are available with many storage spaces like cup holders, storage pockets and a few others. It includes a spacious boot compartment that allows storing enough luggage. The electrically powered glass sun roof is its another interesting feature, which adds to its style quotient. Apart from these, it has some utility based aspects as well like coat hanger, ticket holder and so on.
This vehicle is currently sold in six attractive body paint options for the buyers to select from. It has a rigid body structure that is equipped with many notable aspects. The front facade looks quite stylish with a radiant headlight cluster and chrome radiator grille. Its sides are attractive with flared up wheel arches that have a set of alloy wheels. Whereas its rear end features a well sculpted bumper and an expressive boot lid that is accompanied by company s emblem. As far as its safety is concerned, it is packed with numerous features that ensures maximum protection. It includes a remote control alarm, whiplash protection system, dual stage airbags, cut off switch passenger airbag, warning triangle, traction control, emergency brake lights and many other such aspects. This vehicle is offered with a standard warranty of two years or 60,000 kilometers, whichever is earlier. This period can be further increased by one year at an extra cost.