During the summer, the new generation of the Audi A8 was already sighted in the famous green hell Nürburgring. Today our photographers are back to bring a new set of the model in its version more sports from the same area. The Audi S8 2018 has been photographed within the circuit and in its vicinity are putting to the test the sports sedan of representation in this hard path.
The new generation of the sedan will possess a sporty look that never
The new generation of the Audi A8, including the S8, will be based on the same platform PL65 of the current model and according to the technology Audi Space Frame of aluminum to reduce the weight of the assembly. For the moment, at least for this generation that will in short, Audi will not use the platform of the Porsche Panamera as its vehicle of representation will continue to be front-drive series and total for versions higher.
This unit differs from the already previously seen at those places because they have a braking system of larger proportions and a exit quad exhaust peeping in behind. The engine that will bring to life the Audi S8 is expected to be a refined version of the current V8 4.0-liter TFSI equipped with the technology “Audi cylinder on demand” for reduction of fuel consumption during a rally relaxed using the disconnection of half of its cylinders automatically.
The Audi S8 copará the range with a maximum power which will be about 650 HP
As expected, the new generation will increase their performance thanks to an increase of the maximum power which will be about +60 HP, which is expected to a total of 580 HP. The version S8 Plus should overcome this figure also hoping to develop a few 650 HP approximately. In both cases, shall be accompanied by the total traction Quattro provided torque vectoring for improved dynamic performance of the sedan.
The design of this new generation will drink of the aesthetic presented the Audi Prologue Concept, with a style of coupe four-doors saloon elephantine. The new Audi A8 will be a benchmark in terms of technology, especially its ability to driving autonomous with three levels of performance. This will have countless items that study the environment in real-time like cameras, sensors, ultra sound, laser and radar.