2017 Audi S8 is the sporty version of the Audi A8. 2Audi S8 2017 model is manufactured by the German car manufacturer Audi. The Audi S-Series competes with the BMW M-range in the sports sedan market. The first generation of the S8 was offered on the German market from July 1996 to September 2002. It had a 4.2-liter V8 engine with 250 kW (340 hp) – which from June 1999 265 kW (360 hp) made – and was exclusive with the permanent Quattro wheel drive with Torsen-Mittendifferential available.
2017 Audi S8 : Engine
The fourth generation Audi high-end sports limousine is equipped with the 4.0 TFSI V8 petrol engine, which can also be found under the hood of the Audi S6, RS6, 2017 Audi S7 and RS7. It develops 520 hp at 5,800 rpm and a torque of 650 Nm at 5,500 rpm. The 20-inch alloy wheels are fitted with 265/40 R 20 size tires and 400 mm brake calipers at the front and 365 mm at the rear.
Equipped with the 8-speed Tiptronic gearbox, the 0 to 100 is shot down in 4.2 seconds and the top speed is electronically limited to 250 km / h. The combined consumption of 10.1 l / 100 km and the releases of 235 g of CO 2 remain very reasonable for a car of this level of performance.
2017 Audi S8 : Safety
2017 Audi S8 offers several safety systems including ABS with EBV, EDS, ASR , ESP. Driver’s and passenger’s airbags, four side airbags as well as the so-called side guard, the side head airbags. Audi Space Frame Aluminum body (ASF) with increased stiffness, side impact protection as well as rib and pelvic protection cushions in the doors, Permanent all-wheel drive Quattro.