Company Audi has presented the charged version of its flagship A8 sedan, which debuted almost 2 years ago. The new S8 is formed V-shaped 8-cylinder engine paired with small electric motor.
Speaking of the new S8 in the first place is to discuss her 4-liter turbocharged V8. The engine produces 563 HP and 800 Nm of torque. This engine is not just powerful, but promises to be quite eco-friendly because it incorporates technology Mild Hybrid with 48-volt system. Its feature also is that it is responsible for the start-stop system, making the procedure as smooth and quiet.
Hard work an 8-cylinder engine is transmitted to the wheels via all-wheel drive system the Audi Quattro. As standard, the system also provides steering of all wheels. This improves maneuverability at low speeds and provides stability on high. Also, at the request of the customer, the company can equip the sedan ceramic brake discs, the size of 16.5 inches in front and 14.6 inches in back.
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While the Audi S8 is the fastest model in the family of A8, the company has installed her projected active suspension. This system limits body roll when cornering only up to 2.5 degrees, and in comfort mode – up to 5. Special suspension technology Audi can also raise and lower each wheel independently from each other, providing extremely smooth ride. Front cameras are also used for detection of potholes and adjust the suspension in advance.
The exterior design of the S8 fits models Audi S-line includes sportier front end, different wheels, unique badging and four exhaust pipes. Inside you will find brushed aluminum trim next to the seats with diamond-shaped embroidery and embroidered badges S-line. The lounge also features a top insert made of a Carbon Vector, and, like some other Audi models, touch screen for the infotainment system, touch screen for climate control unit digital sensors Audi Virtual Cockpit.