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Audi S8 TFSI – authoritive luxury and design

Sedans are not that popular in South Africa. People buy hatchbacks, SUVs or double-cabs. This Audi does, however, makes a strong case for the value offered by large, luxury sedan vehicles.

It offers leading edge technology like digital matrix LED headlights and OLED rear lights, Audi pre-sense, virtual cockpit plus and optional night vision assistant. Selling at R2 759 000, it is not for the faint-hearted though.

The biturbo V8 generates 420kW and 800Nm and boast a standard sprint time in 3.8 seconds. Power is directed to its constant all-wheel drive quattro via an eight-speed transmission.

The predictive active suspension can load or unload each wheel with additional power individually via an electric motor and thereby actively regulate the position of the chassis in any driving situation which makes for perfect and dynamic corner driving.

The new Audi S8 TFSI quattro offers unsurpassed comfort not only for the drivers but the passengers too.

MMI navigation plus is standard in the enhanced Audi S8. It is supported by the third generation modular infotainment toolkit (MIB 3). The likewise standard online and Car2X services from Audi connect augment the navigation system. They are divided into two packages: Audi connect navigation & infotainment and Audi connect safety and service.

The new Audi S8 TFSI quattro is officially on sale in South Africa and comes standard with a five year/ 100 000km Audi freeway plan.

Source: MotorPress

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