2015 Audi S8

November 19th, 2014 | Comments Closed | Audi

The 2015 Audi S8 is a full-size luxury sedan that offers high performance in a single trim level well equipped. Unlike the A8 on which it is based, the S8 does not offer the option of a variant longer wheelbase. The 2015 Audi S8 standard features include 21-inch wheels alloy, summer tires, one sport adaptive air suspension adapted, complete outdoor lighting, automatic control of beam, a high viewpoint system parking camera with front and rear parking sensors, a sunroof, auto-dimming and power mirrors folding a trunk lid power, electric gates soft close, keyless ignition and entry, leather diamond-stitched , four-zone automatic climate control, 22 multi-contour front seats, one side of the steering wheel tilt and telescoping electric rear and rear side sunshades.

Infotainment features include driver information center with 7-inch screen sizes between a head-up display, Audi Multi Media Interface (MMI) infotainment system with 8-inch screen in the center, a navigation system, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity and 14-speaker Bose audio system with surround sound CD player, satellite radio, HD radio and an iPod interface. They are also standard Audi Connect a blind spot monitor and mitigation system basic collision that includes preparatory pre-collision and braking automatic high after a collision has been detected.

Some options are grouped into packages S8. The driver assistance package has adaptive cruise control and the mitigation system more advanced collision with automatic braking pre-collision and lane keeping active assistance. The cold weather package includes a heated steering wheel, heated rear seats and rear seat. The full leather package standard leather upholstery, and distant stretches, while packets Audi design selection include the complete package bundled Leather and unique moldings on cohesive interior treatments. Individual option highlights include the different wheel designs, sport exhaust system, a solar sunroof, a system for rear seat entertainment night Vision and a 19-speaker, 1400-watt Bang & Olufsen audio system surround sound.

2015 Audi S8 Interior

Like the Audi A8 is based on the 2015 Audi S8 cabin has excellent design. Top quality materials are joined with expert craftsmanship and assembly into one of the best interiors in the automotive world. Comfort is exceptional, thanks to 22-way-adjustable front seats with numerous features that ensure drivers of all shapes and sizes will find their happy place. Rear seat passengers do not feel excluded either, since there are plenty of head and leg room for taller adults – although certainly some buyers prefer a long wheelbase S8 if Audi made one.

Audi MMI interface is a blessing for technophiles, since it controls a multitude of functions with high resolution display and control design based on the slippery knob. The menus may take a little longer to get used to some other information systems and high-end entertainment, but once you get acclimated, complex tasks can be executed with ease. A remote touch-pad that lets you trace letters with their fingers, as a way to introduce or find phone data, music or navigation is also included. The price premium Bang & Olufsen surround sound system may cause some initial sticker shock, but the most discerning ears will notice that it is one of the best audio systems on the market. The only flaw revealed in the 2015 Audi S8 is the lack of space in the trunk. At 13.2 cubic feet, the load capacity is less than some compact sedans and well below what is available in similarly sized rivals.

2015 Audi S8 Engine

Powering the 2015 Audi S8 is a 4.0-liter V8 twin-turbo that produces 520 horsepower and 481 pound-feet of torque. The 8-speed automatic transmission drives all four wheels through a standard all-wheel drive system. Audi says the S8 can accelerate from zero to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds, a very fast time for almost any car, let alone one that big. However, the 2015 Audi S8 somehow manages an estimated EPA fuel economy respectable 20 mpg combined (17 city / 27 highway). Only a few cars are so fast and frugal as the highest performance sedan Audi.

2015 Audi S8 Safety

Standard safety features for the 2015 Audi S8 include anti-lock disc brakes, stability control, front and rear parking sensors, a camera from high viewpoint, blind spot monitoring, collision alert, front seat side airbags, side airbags for the rear seats, full-length side curtain airbags, front knee airbags and pre-Sense Basic and rear.

2015 Audi S8 Quattro

2015 Audi S8 Quattro

The 2015 Audi S8 optional through driver assistance package is a collision mitigation system that monitors traffic and alerts the driver if it detects a possible collision. Then you can apply the brakes in the event of a collision appears imminent and the driver has not reacted. Lane-keeping assist and night vision camera are also available for 2015 Audi S8.