2022 Audi S8 price and specs

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Audi’s costliest model in Australia, following the retirement of the R8, has obtained a mid-life freshening.

The 2022 Audi S8 is accessible to order now, with the primary examples arriving within the nation.

The value is up by simply over $13,000 in comparison with the outgoing model, to $273,400 earlier than on-road prices.

Its much less sporty counterpart, the A8, will observe shortly after, with pricing and specs to be introduced nearer to its launch in late 2022.

Exterior tweaks for the S8 embody new OLED tail lights with a unique design to the A8, which additionally change their design when stationary primarily based on the chosen drive mode.

There’s additionally a extra upright grille and restyled bumpers.

The up to date A8 and S8 had been revealed final November and had been initially set to launch in mid-2022, however provide points have prevented Audi from following its unique launch schedule.

Costs

Value excludes on-road prices.

Drivetrain

The 2022 Audi S8 is powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 engine with a 48V mild-hybrid system and cylinder deactivation expertise. The latter can shut down 4 cylinders underneath mild throttle load.

It produces 420kW of energy and 800Nm of torque, with a claimed 0-100km/h time of three.8 seconds.

The S8 makes use of an eight-speed computerized transmission and Audi’s quattro all-wheel drive system.

Torque is distributed 40:60 entrance/rear in regular driving, however as much as 85 per cent of engine torque could be despatched to the rear.

Effectivity

The 2022 Audi S8 makes use of 10.5L/100km on the mixed cycle, and requires 98 RON premium unleaded gasoline.

Dimensions

The 2022 Audi S8 measures 5190mm lengthy, 1945mm huge (2130mm together with the mirrors) and 1475mm tall on a 2998mm wheelbase.

Servicing and Guarantee

The Audi S8 is backed by a five-year, unlimited-kilometre guarantee with 5 years of roadside help.

S8 consumers additionally obtain entry to the Audi Expertise loyalty program at some stage in the guarantee interval, which provides entry to occasions and particular affords.

A five-year service plan is accessible for $4030, when you can prolong your guarantee with a two-year Audi Benefit pack. This contains guarantee protection, two years of scheduled servicing and two years of roadside help for $4800. You should buy two of those back-to-back.

Security

The Audi S8 stays unrated by ANCAP and Euro NCAP.

Normal security gear contains:

  • Autonomous emergency braking
  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Lane-keep help
  • Secure exit warning
  • Rear cross-traffic help
  • Encompass-view digicam
  • Adaptive cruise management with cease/go
  • Visitors jam help

Normal Gear

The S8 comes normal with:

  • Matrix LED headlights
  • Evening imaginative and prescient help with marking lights
  • OLED tail lights
  • 21-inch alloy wheels
  • Rear privateness glass
  • Purple brake callipers
  • Configurable twin exhaust
  • Predictive Lively Suspension
  • Air suspension
  • Dynamic all-wheel steering
  • Semi-automatic parking help
  • Wi-fi Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Digital Cockpit Plus digital instrument cluster
  • Head-up show
  • 10.1-inch and eight.6-inch touchscreens
  • Twin 10.1-inch rear shows
  • Digital TV
  • Heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • 23-speaker 1920W Bang & Olufsen 3D sound system
  • Valcona leather-based upholstery
  • Heated, ventilated and massaging entrance seats
  • Color-adjustable ambient lighting
  • Carbon vector and darkish brushed aluminium inlays
  • Stainless-steel pedals
  • Prolonged leather-based upholstery package deal
  • Matrix LED rear studying lights
  • Energy outboard rear seats with heating and reminiscence
  • Energy sunblinds
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Rain-sensing wipers

There are 9 exterior colors and three inside color schemes out there.

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