“We still have sharpened our great sports sedan,” said Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, member of the Management Board of Audi AG responsible for Technical Development. “The new Audi S8 more significantly gained power and is in the firmament of sport performance in its segment. That is why it bears the name S8 more.”
The design is lightweight with a body almost entirely of aluminum. The chassis includes adaptive air sport suspension and dynamic steering. The wheels are 21 “. Its sporty look is also manifested through its design: Rear spoiler, ends on the side air intakes and the blade on the front grille of carbon, sports exhaust system with two twin oval exhaust exits on the left and on the right.
It is equipped with Audi Matrix LED lights, the mood lighting, a keyless entry, automatic trunk opening by sensor, a full leather interior pack, a pack Alcantara, a assisted door locks and a DVD / CD player.
The engine is the 4.0 TFSI V8 biturbo engine with a power of 605 hp and maximum torque of 700 Nm. The 100 km / h is reached in 3.8 sec and has a top speed of 250 km / h, may be raised to 305 km / h Optional (dynamic pack). Changes to this engine are: special control of motor speed and boost pressure to the modification of the exhaust valves, turbo geometry was optimized. Dynamic package includes carbon ceramic brakes and calipers with charcoal gray, Audi ceramic logo and a sport exhaust system.
It will be available in late November from € 168,300.