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Compare Audi S8 D2 facelift

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Neoscore
84%
Pros
  • The best exterior styling of all Audis
  • Great multi-link suspension setup
  • Arguably the best NA V8 from VAG
  • 6-speed manual transmission
  • No electronics gimmicks
Cons
  • Weak automatic transmission
  • Nose-heavy
  • Not as easy to work on as its contemporaries, though far better than later Audis

Variants

AT
MT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
525 L / 18.5 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
11.0 L / 11.6 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
7.5 L / 7.9 qt
Fuel Capacity
90.0 L / 23.8 gal
Passengers
5
Payload
600 kg / 1323 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Suspension | Rear
Independent on trapezoidal lever
Tire Size
245/45 R18
Turning Circle
12.3 m / 40.3 ft

Construction

Body Style
4-door Sedan

Dimensions

Size | Height
AT1418 mm / 55.8 in
MT1418 mm / 55.8 in
Size | Length
5034 mm / 198.2 in
Size | Width
1880 mm / 74.0 in
Track Width | Front
AT1591.0 mm / 62.6 in
MT1591.0 mm / 62.6 in
Track Width | Rear
AT1580.0 mm / 62.2 in
MT1580.0 mm / 62.2 in
Weight
AT1750.0 kg / 3858.1 lbs
MT1730.0 kg / 3814.0 lbs
Wheel Size
8J x 18
Wheelbase
AT2880 mm / 113.4 in
MT2880 mm / 113.4 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
AT6.6 sec
MT5.4 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
AT6.3 sec
MT5.1 sec
CO2 Emission
AT334 g/km
MT329 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.29
Fuel Economy
AT13.9 L/100km / 16.9 MPG (combined) | 21.7 L/100km / 10.8 MPG (urban) | 9.6 L/100km / 24.5 MPG (highway)
MT13.7 L/100km / 17.2 MPG (combined) | 20.8 L/100km / 11.3 MPG (urban) | 9.7 L/100km / 24.2 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
Towing Capacity
AT750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)
MT750 kg / 1653 lbs (w/o brakes) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 8% gradient) | 2300 kg / 5071 lbs (w/ brakes @ 12% gradient)

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 3
Engine
ATAQH, AVP
MTAQH, AVP
Engine | Bore
84.5 mm / 3.3 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
AT11.0:1
MT11.0:1
Engine | Displacement
4.2 L / 254.6 cu-in / 4172.0 cc
Engine | Power
AT360.0 hp / 268.5 kW @ 7000 rpm
MT360.0 hp / 268.5 kW @ 7000 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
AT86.3 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
MT86.3 hp/L / 1.4 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
93.0 mm / 3.7 in
Engine | Torque
AT430 Nm / 317.2 lb-ft @ 3400 rpm
MT430 Nm / 317.2 lb-ft @ 3400 rpm
Engine | Type
ATNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 5 values per cylinder
MTNaturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V8 DOHC engine with 5 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
AT5-speed
MT6-speed
Transmission | Type
ATAutomatic Tiptronic
MTManual

Production

Availability
AT1999 ~ 2002
MT1999 ~ 2002
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