1996→1999 Audi S8

In Detail

production years 1996 – 1999
built at Ingolstadt, Germany
engine V8
position Front, Longitudinal
aspiration Naturally Aspirated
block material Aluminum
valvetrain 4 Valves per Cyl
fuel feed Injection
displacement 4172 cc / 254.59 in³
bore 84.5 mm / 3.3 in
stroke 93 mm / 3.7 in
compression 11.6:1
power 250 kw / 335.3 bhp @ 6600 rpm
specific output 80.37 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 193.82 bhp per tonne
torque 410 nm / 302.4 ft lbs @ 3500 rpm
redline 7000
body / frame Aluminum Body
driven wheels AWD
front tires 245/45 R18
rear tires 245/45 R18
front brakes Vented Discs
rear brakes Vented Discs
steering Rack & Pinion PAS
f suspension Independent Mcpherson Struts
r suspension Multilink
curb weight 1730 kg / 3814.65 lbs
weight distro 59 % / 41 %
wheelbase 288 mm / 11.3 in
front track 159 mm / 6.3 in
rear track 158 mm / 6.2 in
length 503 mm / 19.8 in
width 188 mm / 7.4 in
height 142 mm / 5.6 in
transmission 6-Speed Manual
top speed ~250 kph / 155.25 mph
0 – 60 mph ~5.8 seconds
drag 0.29 Cd
fuel econ epa 14.3 L/100 km or 16 mpg-us
city fuel econ epa 20.8 L/100 km or 11 mpg-us
hwy fuel econ epa 10.5 L/100 km or 22 mpg-us
fuel capacity 90 litres or 3 gal.