Audi A8 S8 4.2 Quattro
Model Year 1999 (Audi D2 restyle), F - Segment (Executive car)

drivers'

4.2

rating

Badges:
sedan
sedan
x 4
x 4
4 x 4
4 x 4
4.2 V8 40v
Nat. Asp.
Nat. Asp.
Petrol
Petrol

Basic info on Audi A8 S8 4.2 Quattro

The German car was first shown in year 1999 and powered by a 8 - cylinder nat. asp. petrol unit, produced by Volkswagen. The engine offers a displacement of 4.2 litre matched to a 4 x 4 wheel drive system and a manual gearbox with 6 or a automatic gearbox with 5 gears. Vehicle in question is a executive car with the top speed of 250km/h, reaching the 100km/h (62mph) mark in 5.4s and consuming around 13.7 liters of fuel every 100 kilometers.

Data

Engine info ( issues & breakdowns )
Volkswagen / Audi

4.2 5V

displacement:
4172
cc
configuration:
8 - V config
 
valves:
40, 5 p/ cylinder
 
aspiration:
Nat. Asp.
 
fuel type:
Petrol
 
power:
360
hp
torque:
430
Nm
Vehicle information - Audi A8
not tested
produced:
1999. - 2002.
 
body style:
sedan
4 door
length:
5034
mm
width:
1880
mm
height:
1418
mm
boot:
525
l
fuel tank:
90
l

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Performance

Manual gearbox performance

emission

G

category

manual gearbox

6 gears

average

13.7

l/100km

weight:
1730
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
5.4
s
top speed:
250
km/h
cons. (urban):
20.8
l/100km
cons. (highway):
9.7
l/100km
cons. (average):
13.7
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
329
g/km
Automatic gearbox performance

emission

G

category

automatic

5 gears

average

13.9

l/100km

weight:
1750
kg
acc. 0-100 km/h:
6.6
s
top speed:
250
km/h
cons. (urban):
21.7
l/100km
cons. (highway):
9.5
l/100km
cons. (average):
13.9
l/100km
CO2 emissions:
334
g/km

Pros & Cons compared to direct rivals

safety
reliability
comfort
practicality
performance
economy
boot space

Safety results for Audi A8

EuroNCAP: not tested

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