2012 Audi S8

2012 Audi S8; top car rating and specifications

Audi S8
comes equipped a 4.0 TFSI engine power output 520 hp (382 kW) delivers 650 Nm (479.42 lb.-ft.) torque between 1700 5500 rpm. car sprint zero 100 km/h (62.14 mph) takes 4.2 seconds, top speed electronically capped 250 km/h (155.34 mph). fuel consumption averages 10.2 liters per 100 km (23.06 mpg), Audi S8 much less competitors. free-breathing, 5.2-liter V10 previous model consumed average 13.2 liters per 100 km (17.82 mpg). Fuel consumption decreased nearly 23 percent despite a 51 kW (70 hp) increase output.

eight-speed tiptronic Audi S8 unites sportiness efficiency. uses tall gears low revs whenever possible, downshifts quickly comfortably requested driver. tiptronic delivers power a quattro drivetrain combining a self-locking center differential sport differential rear axle. During dynamic driving, lion’s share power flows outside wheel literally push large sedan corner.

Audi S8 comparatively low weight 1,975 kilograms (4,354.13 lb). luxury sedan’s ASF (Audi Space Frame) body entirely aluminum. B-pillars ultra high-strength steel. body weighs 231 kilograms (509.27 lb); a conventional steel construction around 100 kilograms (220.46 lb) heavier. Audi ultra-lightweight construction allows weight reduced areas well, such chassis.

Fine design details signal special position 5.15 meter-long (16.90 ft) S8 occupies Audi range. single-frame grille platinum gray eight double bars covered chrome. aluminum-look blade bumper appear sharper, high-gloss black slats aluminum-look ribs side air intakes.
S8 V8 T badges found front, back sides. color range includes 13 shades, two – Daytona Gray Prism Silver – reserved Audi S8.

interior, multi-way, power-adjustable comfort sport seats designed exclusively Audi S8. optionally available exclusive seat upholstery quilted lunar silver. stitching piping contrasting steel gray, upper inlays instrument panel tiptronic selector lever present material Carbon Atlas.

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