2013 Audi S8 to be powered by 4.0L twin-turbo V8

2011 Audi A8
2011 Audi A8

The Audi S8 is one high-performance large sedan worth waiting for. While the old S8 had a 5.2L Lamborghini V10, the new Audi S8 will have a twin-turbo V8.

Based no the new Audi A8’s aluminum space frame and body, the 2013 Audi S8 will have a 4.0L twin-turbo V8 engine making 520-hp. That will give the new Audi S8 some nice power to go against the Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG, Porsche Panamera, Maserati Quattroporte.

The 2013 Audi S8 will arrive in dealerships in 2012 and will cost more than $100,000. Start saving up.

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Refresher: Power for the 2011 Audi A8 comes from a 4.2L FSI direct-injection V8 that makes 372-hp and a maximum torque of 328 lb-ft. Mated to an 8-speed tiptronic automatic transmission, the 2011 A8 will go from 0-62 mph in 5.6 seconds with a top speed of 155 mph. Prices start at $78,050.

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– By: Omar Rana

Source: CARandDriver