2016 Audi S8 Plus Reviews: Model A Mix Of Power And Luxury [VIDEO]

Oct 21, 2016 10:07 AM EDT | Leian N.

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As was utilized in the epic movie "The Transporter," the 2016 Audi S8 Plus has been reviewed to be that vehicle with an impressive powertrain but is likewise installed with fine, class, and luxury. As it was taken for a test drive, the German sedan may be expensive but the tester confirmed it was worth the purchase.

The Specs

The 2016 Audi S8 Plus was specially modified by the German carmaker to accommodate the high-class market wherein luxury is a must and power its determining factor for a preferred car for the elites.

Powered by a 4.0L TFSI V8 engine, the vehicle could generate 506hp and 553 lb-ft of torque which was defined as an over-boost compared to its predecessors. Installed with the ZF's eight-speed Triptonic automatic transmission, the vehicle can go from 0-6 in just 3.7sec, according to MSN.

With improved power, the car also has an instant swell of torque with a full tank, its acceleration felt smooth to the rider and was deemed to compel the driver to switch to a different gear as soon as the vehicle was turned on.

With respect to the exteriors of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus, it has a five-link front and trapezoidal-link rear adaptive air suspension, weights 4,685-pd curb weight and can go for a 200-mile run and return to the destination with 26.2 mpg.

In other news, it was revealed that the engine of the vehicle was quite impressive as well. On top of which, the exhaust was also deemed to be properly placed that it improved the powertrain to a maximum volume of the speaker, according to Car Scoops.

The Price

The vehicle can be purchased for a base price of $152,000.

Generally, the Audi 2016 S8 Plus model was declared by the test driver as a powerhouse in the sedan industry. With maximum power and speed features, the vehicle was also a class vehicle to ride on as it had the sound of a sports car but was said to drive smoothly through the road - a classy characteristic with lavish interiors.

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