1996→1999 Audi S8

In Detail

production years1996 – 1999
built atIngolstadt, Germany
engineV8
positionFront, Longitudinal
aspirationNaturally Aspirated
block materialAluminum
valvetrain4 Valves per Cyl
fuel feedInjection
displacement4172 cc / 254.59 in³
bore84.5 mm / 3.3 in
stroke93 mm / 3.7 in
compression11.6:1
power250 kw / 335.3 bhp @ 6600 rpm
specific output80.37 bhp per litre
bhp/weight193.82 bhp per tonne
torque410 nm / 302.4 ft lbs @ 3500 rpm
redline7000
body / frameAluminum Body
driven wheelsAWD
front tires245/45 R18
rear tires245/45 R18
front brakesVented Discs
rear brakesVented Discs
steeringRack & Pinion PAS
f suspensionIndependent Mcpherson Struts
r suspensionMultilink
curb weight1730 kg / 3814.65 lbs
weight distro59 % / 41 %
wheelbase288 mm / 11.3 in
front track159 mm / 6.3 in
rear track158 mm / 6.2 in
length503 mm / 19.8 in
width188 mm / 7.4 in
height142 mm / 5.6 in
transmission6-Speed Manual
top speed~250 kph / 155.25 mph
0 – 60 mph~5.8 seconds
drag0.29 Cd
fuel econ epa14.3 L/100 km or 16 mpg-us
city fuel econ epa20.8 L/100 km or 11 mpg-us
hwy fuel econ epa10.5 L/100 km or 22 mpg-us
fuel capacity90 litres or 3 gal.