Audi S8 plus: could not be better

Ingolstadt, August 5, 2015

The new S8 plus is the culmination of the A8 series. It is fueled by the 4.0-liter V8 from the S8, but the machine was again pushed vigorously. The torque of the S8 gasoline engine increases from 650 to 700 Nm ?? overboost function are briefly even 750 Nm of it. And: Now with 605 hp, the aggregate not exceeding the already weak S8 by a whopping 85 horsepower ?? many small car would be happy if his car as much power would total.

305 km / h top

With a sprint time of 3.8 seconds to 100 of the new Audi S8 plus at the five-meter limousine does not have many enemies. He is, however, topped the Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat, which breaks the mark after 3.7 seconds. The Porsche Panamera Turbo S is also 3.8 seconds with a par after all. As a tip creates the S8 plus considerable 305 km / h.

Dynamic Package included

The forces of the brutal V8 flow over an eight-speed tiptronic to the quattro powertrain including sport differential. The special features of the chassis include the air suspension " adaptive air suspension sport " and a dynamic steering. Both were specially adapted to the S8. In addition, the " plus " gets special 21 - inch wheels with tires of size 275/35. Raising the speed limit on the mentioned 305 km / h is part of the dynamic package, which is part of the S8 plus as standard. In addition to carbon fiber reinforced ceramic brakes with anthracite gray calipers and " Audi ceramic " lettering and a sports exhaust is. He should produce pithy V8 sound.

Carbon parts exterior, fine materials inside

Evident is the top model in many details outside. So there is a small lip spoiler on the boot lid, which is painted in body color, either or is made of carbon. Forward to a carbon fiber front spoiler lip stretches in the wind, the grille is kept matte black. Matrix LED headlights light up the night, they are factory here. Fall back on dark lights, a black diffuser and as black tailpipes. The interior is furnished at its finest: Red contrast stitching by pulling black leather, a red piping lines the comfort sports seats. Headlining and rear parcel shelf are covered with black Alcantara. In addition, carbon, stainless steel, aluminum and piano lacquer surfaces to refine the interior further.

From 145,200 euros

The S8 plus costs 145,200 euros and will be shipping in November 2015. For scope of equipment in addition to the aforementioned dynamic package also includes a four-zone deluxe automatic air conditioning, a Bose surround sound system and MMI navigation plus with MMI touch . ( hd )