Audi S8 Quick Review

2015 Audi S8

Over Christmas I was able to test the new 2015 Audi S8 back in California. I decided to take this beautiful car up the Highway 1 from Los Angeles to San Francisco. It was a beautiful, comfortable drive with an amazing scenery to say the least.

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The Audi S8 has a Twin Turbo V8 with an output of 520 HP and 650 NM of torque (481 lb/ft). I have driven many fast saloon cars, but this one is seriously the quickest of all. Motor Trend has tested this car on their drag strip in Fontana, CA and reached a 0-60 mph time in 3.5 seconds and hit the quarter mile in 11.8 seconds, which is absolutely insane for such a huge car. The very quickly shifting and very responsive 8-Speed ZF-Automatic is a huge part of this insane acceleration.

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The car is very quiet and luxurious in the interior, which makes it a very comfortable cruiser. The test car was also equipped with active cruise control and active lane assist, which meant I only had to roughly steer the car in the right direction on the twisty 1 Highway, and the computer would do the rest. This was really nice for me, because I could actually enjoy the view as much as my passenger.

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Overall I am very impressed with the Audi S8. It has so much performance and so much comfort that it is the best all around car in this class in my opinion.

Check out my little review down below.

Text and Video by Kai Groschupf


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