2016 Audi S8 Specs, Models and Engine
2016 Audi S8 will be introduced as the sporty-styled sedan in the US market even though its appearance looks similar with the other luxury sedan released by Audi. I am sure that the new S8 will be put on the premium class, a different level with the other luxury sedan on the market. Audi will stand along with BMW and Porsche in this class. Audi believes that the new powerplant that produces up to 605 horsepower will sink its competitor. But, why you should choose the new S8 2016 by Audi instead of the other competitor? Let’s reveal all of the specifications of S8 on the review down below.
Engine and Performance
You will be surprised that the engine can produce up to 605 horsepower, which means, you can reach the 60 mph in less than 4 seconds. Thanks to the new Twin Turbocharged engine with 4.0-liter capacity TFSI type. I’m sure that you will be satisfied with the performance of 2016 Audi S8 because you can reach the top speed easily. The engine unit will come along with Triptonic Transmission with 8-speed gearbox you will get long air take before you change the gear. Plus, the Quattro All Wheel Drive system that will make sure that all of the wheels will deliver maximum power to support the main engine.
Bodywork and Chassis
As you can see it on the pictures, you will find out that the appearance of 2016 Audi S8 looks gorgeous. It has honeycomb grille that makes the front hood looks majestic and luxurious. Audi uses Carbon Fiber Fender that will create good looking appearance from all of the sides. If you choose the luxury package, you will also get S8 badge on some parts of the car and it makes the exterior better.
The chassis is made with strengthening steel and carbon fiber combination with different geometry so it this car has good balance. The chassis has designed just the way it is so it gets the best point of gravity and makes the car stable to spur. And don’t forget the Adaptive Air Suspension that will give strong grip on the 21-inches tires and make sure the balance of the car remain consistent.
On the inside, you will get good looking appearance as all of the interior parts are covered with the best material in its class. The seats are covered with premium leather, the driver will get steering wheel with suede leather, and some panels of the car get premium upholstery in order to make everything is protected. No need to be afraid when you drive in luxury.
Price and Trim Levels
There will be two trim levels available on the 2016 marketplace. You can choose the base model of Audi S8 or you can choose the 2016 Audi S8 Plus that gets more additional features. The price is starting at $ 115,000 as MSRP and it is not including the tax. Now, let’s wait the release date of S8 2016 that will be announced soon.