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2013 Audi S8

By Speccars

The Audi S8 will be launched on the market in spring 2012, the new head of the family Audi S model - a big luxury sedan of supreme power. The new 4.0 TFSI in the Audi S8 generates no less than 382 kilowatts (520 hp) and delivers a constant 650 Nm (479.42 pounds ft) of torque to the crankshaft between 1700 and 5500 rpm. The result is excellent performance: The sprint from zero to 100 km / h (62.14 mph) takes just 4.2 seconds and top speed is electronically limited to 250 km / h (155.34 mph).
2013 Audi S8 2013 Audi S8
This makes the fuel consumption of the V8 biturbo sound smoother and more surprisingly, is an average of only 10.2 liters per 100 km (23.6 mpg U.S.), much less than its competitors. The free-breathing 5.2-liter V10 in the previous model consumed an average of 13.2 liters per 100 km (17.82 U.S. mpg). Fuel consumption was reduced by nearly 23 percent despite a 51 kW (70 hp) increased production.
2013 Audi S8 2013 Audi S8
Behind the superior value of the new Audi S8 Audi technologies is combined with a modular efficiency of enterprises, including system recovery and start-stop. The new technology "cylinder-on-demand" is of particular importance. Under partial load, off eight cylinders to four efficiency is particularly prominent moderate highway speeds. Package of aids, such as active noise cancellation system absorbs the annoying noise and vibration.
2013 Audi S8 2013 Audi S8
The eight-speed tiptronic in the Audi S8 also binds to the sportiness and efficiency. It uses high gears at low speeds when possible, but retrograde fast and comfortably in the driver's request. The tiptronic delivers the power of a quattro combines a locking center differential with the sport differential on the rear axle. While driving dynamics, most of the power flow to the outer wheel to drive large sedan literally around the corner.
2013 Audi S8 2013 Audi S8
The new Audi S8 also pulls out all the stops when it comes to the chassis. One of its features is a specially designed adaptive air suspension with variable damping, which can vary the height of the body between the three levels and ensures a driving experience that powerful. That fits perfectly with the dynamic leadership, also standard, which adapts the steering ratio and speed of the vehicle. Use small steering corrections almost imperceptible to stabilize handling, cornering limit.
Standard, S-specific wheels measuring 9 J x 20 are shod with tires 265/40-series. Audi offers five options for more wheels, four 21-inch. Four ventilated disc brakes measuring 400 millimeters (15.75 inches) in diameter front and 365 mm (14.37 inches) behind. Matte black front brake calipers bear logos S8. Each of the discs voluntary carbon fiber ceramic save more than five kilograms (11 pounds), and weight. Their calipers are anthracite. Electronic stabilization program ESP includes a Sport mode, the engine power is determined solely by the position of the pedals.
2013 Audi S8 2013 Audi S8
One advantage of the Audi S8 is the relatively low weight of 1975 kg (4354.13 lbs). The luxury sedan ASF (Audi Space Frame) body is composed almost entirely of aluminum. Only the B-pillars are made of ultra high strength steel. The body weighs only 231 kg (509.27 pounds), a conventional steel construction would be approximately 100 kg (220.46 pounds) heavier. Audi Lightweight construction reduces weight by other areas such as the chassis.
Fine design details of the particular position signal that the 5.15 meter long (16.90 m) in the range held Audi S8. The single-frame grille is gray and eight bars of double platinum are covered in chrome. A sheet of aluminum design makes the bumper are sharper, and there are bright and dark bands looking aluminum ribs on the side vents.
2013 Audi S8 2013 Audi S8
Pages, color-keyed moldings are sills, door handles and strips of aluminum and polished aluminum-look mirror housings to capture attention. Place the diffuser at the rear of the car is sharp, two-story aluminum-look finish make up the parts of platinum gray. The exhaust system terminates in two dual tailpipes oval-shaped chrome-look finish.2013 Audi S8  2013 Audi S8


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