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2007 Audi S8 Review

 

Streaking Star

A three-quarter front view of a black 2007 Audi S8 in Quebec, Canada

In short: A large, V10-powered high-performance sedan.

The S8 has been a celebrity on the performance car scene ever since it showed up in the classic car chase film, "Ronin," with Robert De Niro. The latest edition features a 450-horsepower version of Audi's 5.2-liter V10, and rockets up to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds. Now that's star power.

Audi S8 Interior Audi S8 MMI screen with air suspension settings
Audi S8 logo Audi S8 Parking Assist Displays
Audi S8 V10 engine Audi S8 brakes

A three-quarter rear view of a black 2007 Audi S8

Warranty/Service: Four-year/50,000 mile limited warranty, 12-year limited warranty against rust, 24-hour roadside assistance for four-years/unlimited miles.


QUICK SHEET
Base Price: $92,000

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front-engine, all-wheel-drive, 5-passenger, 4-door sedan

Engine: 5.2-liter V10
Horsepower: 450 bhp @ 7000 rpm
Torque: 398 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed automatic

Curb weight: 4,586 lbs
Wheelbase: 115.9 in
Length/Width/Height:
199.3/79.8/56.1 in
Turning circle: 39.7 feet

Brakes: four-wheel disc with ABS and electronic brake assist
Suspension:
independent front and rear air suspension with variable settings

Traction: all-wheel drive, traction control, vehicle stability control

Safety: front air bags, front and rear side abdomen air bags, side curtain air bags

0-60 mph: 4.9 seconds
Top Speed: 155 mph

EPA City: 15 mpg
EPA Highway: 21 mpg


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(Updated: 06/21/10 NW)

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