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2016 Audi S8

At a Glance

Pricing $82,500 - $115,900
Drive Types AWD
Engines 3.0l V6 S, 4.0l V8 T
Transmissions A8
Fuel Economy 15-19 (city), 24-29 (highway)

Our Ratings

Velocity Index 72
Style 4 stars out of 5
Utility 3 stars out of 5
Livability 4 stars out of 5
Value 2 stars out of 5
Fun 3 stars out of 5

Overview Information

Audi's flagship sedan is the A8. The A8 stands apart from other large luxury sedans with its all-aluminum construction and standard all-wheel-drive. The A8 is offered in two lengths. At 202 inches in length, the standard A8 is no small car, but the longer A8L adds another 5 inches of wheelbase and length. This greatly increases legroom in the second row of seats. The A8 is loaded with standard features and amenities, but still offers a healthy list of options and packages to allow owners to customize it as far as their budgets will allow. Notable options include a panoramic sunroof, four-zone climate control, power-closing doors and a 19-speaker Bang & Olufsen sound system. Most A8 models equip powerful V6 and V8 engines, but the W12 includes a decidedly unique engine configuration.

Official Word:

Audi today announced pricing for its newly redesigned 2015 A8 model line. The 2015 A8 further underscores its positioning as the drivers' luxury sedan in 2015 through design changes that communicate a wider stance and more dynamic look throughout the A8 model line. "As the flagship of the Audi brand, the A8 represents the best in Audi innovation, design and craftsmanship" said Scott Keogh, President, Audi of America. "The A8 has been a strong contributor toward...Read.

Model/Trim/Package EL Engine MPG VjI Base Price
A8 L 3.0T 4 3.0l V6 S (333-bhp) A8 AWD 19/29/24 67 $82,500
A8 L 4.0T Sport 4 4.0l V8 T (450-bhp) A8 AWD 18/29/23 64 $91,500
S8 plus 4 4.0l V8 T (605-bhp) A8 AWD 15/24/19 72 $115,900

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