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2019 Audi A8
L 3.0T quattro AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Audi A8, the automaker’s flagship model, was last redesigned for 2012. Since then, nearly all of its competitors have released updated models. Not to be outdone, Audi is releasing ...

2018 Audi S8
Plus 4.0T quattro AWD
George Kennedy Preview:

Within the Audi lineup, the S8 is the ultimate performance luxury sedan offering. Based on the opulent A8 luxury sedan, the S8 will add a healthy dose of excitement to any commute, and...

Specs

2019 Audi A8
L 3.0T quattro AWD
2018 Audi S8
Plus 4.0T quattro AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
14 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.7 gal 21.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
335 hp @ 5,000 RPM
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Torque
369 lb-ft @ 1,370 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.2:1
9.3:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
4,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.33 in x 3.5 in
3.33 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.5 in 41.4 in
Back Legroom 44.3 in 38.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.5 cu ft 14.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 970 lbs --
Exterior
Length 208.7 in 202.6 in
Width 83.9 in 83.1 in
Height 58.5 in 57.4 in
Wheelbase 123.1 in 117.9 in

Available Options

2019 Audi A8
L 3.0T quattro AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • NAVARRA Blue
  • Savannah Beige Metallic
  • Seville Red Metallic
  • Terra Gray Metallic
  • Vesuvius Gray Metallic

Option Packages

  • Full Leather Package
  • Audi Dynamic All-Wheel Steering
  • Bang & Olufsen 3D Advanced Sound System
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Driver Assistance Package
  • Executive Package
  • Executive Rear Seat Comfort Package (4 Passenger)
  • First Edition Package
  • Lighting Package
  • Luxury Package
  • Night Vision Assistant
  • Rear Seat Comfort Package (5 Passenger)
  • Rear Seat Connectivity Package
  • Wheels: 20" 20-Spoke Structure Style
2018 Audi S8
Plus 4.0T quattro AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Brilliant Black
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Florett Silver Matte Effect
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Glacier White Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Monsoon Gray Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic

Option Packages

  • Bang & Olufsen Advanced Sound System
  • Black Optic Plus Exterior Package
  • Audi Design Selection Balao Brown
  • Audi Design Selection Black with Arras Red Stitching
  • Audi Design Selection Vermont Brown
  • Full Leather Package
  • Dynamic Package
  • S8 Executive Plus Package
  • Night-Vision Assistant

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