The 2016 Audi S8 is super sports cars and luxury sedans similar performances are apparently mutually exclusive qualities, skilfully combines in one package. A 520-hp V8 Biturbo offers quality missile acceleration, while one of the most beautiful interiors of Audi makes this upscale version of the Audi A8 full-size sedan a great way to travel long distances in comfort. The 2016 Audi S8 the last model year update, adding a refreshing way with new options for the interior and technology.
2016 Audi S8 Overview
The Audi A8 series on which it is based, the Audi S8 is almost completely made of aluminum and helps the weight consuming to performance and efficiency to minimize. The two are also closely connected with the outside, with a handful of keys fasica ago as a sport, unique grille, rear diffuser and 21-inch wheels fixing the S8 part.
Under the long hood of the 2016 Audi S8 is a 4.0-liter V8, which more than makes up for its relative lack of movement with two turbochargers and direct injection. The output is 520 hp, 479 Nm of torque rated from 1700 to 5500, although both figures are probably conservative. In independent tests, the S8 sprinted from zero to 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds, the sedan more ponies than advertised are packed.
Power is transferred to all four wheels through a eight-speed with paddle shifters and Audi quattro all-wheel drive system, which in this application has a 40:60 front / rear torque transfer distribution. A standard rear torque-vectoring system can send power to the outside wheel to minimize under-steer or over-steer in bends.
The yin to the yang of V8 are powerful brakes with solid rotors measure 15.75 inches at the front and 14.37 inches in the rear. Lightweight carbon-ceramic brakes are available for the more extreme braking power. The 2016 Audi S8 on a full air suspension with adaptive damping and configuration may vary according to the driver with Drive Select system preferences, also controls the throttle response, steering effort and spend calibration set.
Drive Select with its sportiest setting is the S8 highly agile for such a large machine with precise steering and well-controlled body movements. Turn off the system to operate the positions and 2016 Audi S8 assumes the role of the luxury sedan cocooning, with softer answers, confident and relaxed ride. Despite its performance credentials, the S8 energy – it is estimated at 15/26 mpg – thanks to a system of cylinder deactivation, which is essentially the motor rotates in a low-gas V4 highway driving. Known as cylinder on demand, uses the configuration active noise cancellation technology and active engine mounts to any problems that NVH in a premium car would be rude to eliminate.
2016 Audi S8 Interior
Impeccable craftsmanship and elegant design set the cabin, which provides rich details like the leather, real metal trim and wood or carbon fiber accents selection of the buyer. Fort Good sport seats hold the driver and passenger in place during spirited driving, while 3-spoke steering wheel and aluminum pedals are special keys that model.
There is plenty of room for five and in perfect comfort to sit, and an optional luxury wealth make the experience truly first-class cabin: heated, ventilated and massaging front and rear seats, automatic four control areas temperature, a rear entertainment system with two screens of 10 inches and a 19-speaker incredible 1200 watts Bang & Olufsen sound system with speakers that rise from the Startup dashboard in a clean room of the theater.
Navigation and entertainment functions are accessible via Audi MMI system, which includes a new touch pad for entering destinations or other information by writing numbers and letters with your finger. This is one of the most intuitive infotainment configurations on the market, although some users find its location at the base of the center console requires a little area. Close the Audi navigation integrated connectivity and Internet industry in the first car Google Earth integration with panoramic views and high-resolution 3D satellite / aerial imagery.
2016 Audi S8 Features
The 2016 Audi S8 is equipped with quilted leather, heated 22-way power-adjustable front seats, a navigation with SiriusXM Traffic, forteen-speaker, 630 watt Bose AM / FM / CD / SiriusXM / HD Radio Surround Sound, Bluetooth connectivity, parking sensors front and rear overthrow camera system to 360 degrees, a rear view camera, sunroof, electric rear sunshades / rear, four automatic control of temperature zones, fires Rear LED, LED full headlights and 21-inch alloy wheels.
Some packages are optional. The aid package provides the driver with adaptive cruise control, Audi pre-sense anymore, the Audi side assist and lane assist and auto-dimming beam. Cold weather has a heated steering wheel, heated rear seats and rear seat pass-through with ski bag. The 2016 Audi S8 Package Design Selection Audi adds heated rear seats, fine inlaid natural balsamic brown ash wood grain, Alcantara headliner, leather seats with Valcona stitched diamond sports appearance and comfort of the front seats. The stand-alone options include night vision assistant with pedestrian detection and identification of animals, sound system from Bang & Olufsen and a rear entertainment system.
2016 Audi S8 Safety
All models come standard with 2016 Audi S8 full-length side curtain airbags for both sides, front knee, front, back and traction and stability control. Optional safety features include active lane assist, which warns the driver when the S8 in an adjacent lane and may even easy to steer the car back to the original lane. There is also Audi pre-sense, detect obstacles in front of the 2016 Audi S8 and the brakes to avoid an accident or may reduce its severity. Finally, Audi side assist warns the driver when the 2016 Audi S8 is rear blind spots.