- V8 high-performance engine with 571hp and 800 Nm of torque. 0-100km in 3.8s and a top speed of 250km/h
- Unique combination of innovative suspension systems ensures outstanding vehicle dynamics
Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, November 17, 2019 – Audi Abu Dhabi and Al Ain are offering customers the opportunity to be among the first in the region to get their hands on the highly anticipated new Audi S8, as it arrives in showrooms across the Emirate.
Delivering exhilarating performance in the Luxury Class, the new Audi S8 TFSI quattro 2020 model provides luxurious comfort, sporty elegance, spacious interior, and innovative assistance and suspension systems, setting a new standard for large Sedans in the Middle East.
Featuring a full leather package including Merlot Red Valcona leather interior, sporty front contour comfort seats and steering wheel, plus 21 inch cast alloy wheels, panoramic glass sunroof and many more features as standard, the new Audi S8 is designed to excite those seeking style and performance. Plus, exclusive to Audi Abu Dhabi and Al Ain all S8 models come with Audis Exclusive Black Styling Package. Customers also have the option to customize the exterior and interior to suit their personal preferences, adding another level of sophistication.
The unique combination of innovative suspension components enables this flagship to cover the entire range from the smooth cruising of a luxury sedan to the dynamically taut handling of a sports car, depending on the preference and needs of the driver.
The high-performance powerplant in the Audi S8 offers not only maximum smoothness, but also high sports performace with an output of 571 hp, 800 Nm of torque and two turbochargers. Top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h and 0-100 km/h is achieved in only 3.8 seconds. Iron-lined cylinder barrels in the aluminum crankcase reduce friction for exceptionally smooth running, while automatically actuated flaps in the exhaust system underscore the impressive sound.
The predictive active suspension, dynamic-all-wheel steering, and quattro drive with standard sport differential, ensures outstanding vehicle dynamics straight from the factory.
“We are thrilled to be the first dealership in the region to have the new Audi S8 in our showroom. We know there is a strong appetite for luxury and performance in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, demonstrated by our success with the A8 last year, and the new Audi S8 flagship with its superior performance and sporty high quality design sets a new standard for luxury in the UAE,” commented Mark Austin, General Manager at Audi Ali & Sons.
“We have an ongoing commitment to deliver the very best products and services in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, and the opportunity to be among the first in the region to take delivery of the new Audi S8 is a testament to this commitment.”
UAE customers can choose the optional high-performance carbon-fiber ceramic brake discs with a diameter of 420 millimeters at the front axle and 370 millimeters at the rear axle. The ceramic brakes are internally ventilated, low-wearing and including the calipers are 9.6 kilograms lighter than cast iron discs. Each of the front calipers has ten pistons.
For more information and to book a test drive please visit http://www.audi-abudhabi.com
or call Audi Centre Abu Dhabi 02 2054444 / Audi Centre Mussafah 02 5026510/ Audi Al Ain Centre 03 7131666.
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The Audi Group, with its brands Audi, Ducati and Lamborghini, is one of the most successful manufacturers of automobiles and motorcycles in the premium segment. It is present in more than 100 markets worldwide and produces at 18 locations in 13 countries. 100 percent subsidiaries of AUDI AG include Audi Sport GmbH (Neckarsulm), Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. (Sant’Agata Bolognese, Italy) and Ducati Motor Holding S.p.A. (Bologna, Italy).
In 2018, the Audi Group delivered to customers about 1.812 million automobiles of the Audi brand, 5,750 sports cars of the Lamborghini brand and 53,004 motorcycles of the Ducati brand. In the 2018 fiscal year, AUDI AG achieved total revenue of €59.2 billion and an operating profit before special items of €4.7 billion. At present, approximately 90,000 people work for the company all over the world, more than 60,000 of them in Germany. Audi focuses on sustainable products and technologies for the future of mobility.
AUDI AG’s commitment to the region was confirmed through the foundation of its fully owned subsidiary in 2005. The current Middle East model range comprises the Audi A3 & S3, A4 and S4, the A5/S5 Coupe Sportback and Cabriolet and RS 5 Coupe and Sportback, the A6, A7, A8, A8 L, the Audi Q3, Q5 & SQ5, Q7 and Q8, the Audi R8 Coupe, R8 Coupe V10 plus as well as the R8 V10 Spyder.
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