2015 AUDI S8 is a luxurious, efficient big sedan that looks amazing and drives wonderfully. Certain mild changes have been made in the present model to give it a further distinguished character. Its a very elegant with rich interiors and hi-tech gadgets inbuilt. This is the car for those who don’t compromise on style and performance.
Exterior and Interior
It is 4-door sedan with a wheelbase of 117.8 inches, and length of 202.4 inches, height of 57.5 inches and width of 76.7 inches. It has curb weight of 4685 lbs. There are alloy wheels measuring 21 x 9.0 inches. The appearance clearly defines it as a richly designed full-size sedan looking glamorous, confident and racy at the same time. You will be delighted to see the external lines that are bold and sleek. It is robust and lightweight because of the entirely aluminum body. It is striking with strong rear and front shoulders and a well-defined crease that runs along either side of the body. Further unique identity has been created by the suddenly dropping rear and front windshields.
The interior is soft and comfy. It offers seating for 5. There is 37.2-inch front headroom, 41.4- inch front legroom and 59.1-inch front shoulder room. The rear headroom figures as 39.1 inches while rear legroom and shoulder room are 38.7 inches and 57.8 inches respectively. With all seats intact, it offers cargo space of 14.2 cubic feet. Standard features include heated front and rear seats, 3-spoke steering wheel, a huge screen in the center along with gauges in black and white combination. The seats are covered with diamond-patterned leather and offer complete support and adjusting capability. Storage is quite ample with front and rear cupholders, pockets in the front and rear doors, and in the overhead console. Infotainment is provided with diversity antenna, AM/FM stereo, satellite radio, memory card slot, USB connection and navigation with voice activation navigation system.
Engine and Mileage Details
It is powered by a twin turbocharged DOHC 32- valve 4.0 liter V8 engine that generates 520 horsepower @ 5800 rpm and a torque of 481 lbs.-ft. @ 1700 rpm. The engine is mated with an 8-speed shiftable automatic. Audi S8 has an all-wheel drive. Acceleration from 0-60 mph is achieved in 3.9 seconds and maximum speed given is 155 mph. It offers mileage of 17/27/20 mpg for city/highway/combined.
2015 AUDI S8 Price and Release Date
The base price of S8 is $114,900. It will be released in late 2015 in the US market.
S8 is a full-size luxury sedan that has a powerful, confident exterior. The cabin is tastefully done with substantial space for both the driver and passengers. 2015 AUDI S8 may be expensive but given the features is worth it.