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Audi S8 (2014)

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Audi S8 (2014) review: 37 facts and highlights

Audi S8 (2014)
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Audi S8 (2014)

Why is Audi S8 (2014) better than the average?

  • Maximum torque
    ?

    481Nmvs346.51Nm
  • More horsepower
    ?

    520hpvs275.43hp
  • Longer basic warranty (km)
    ?

    80 000kmvs72 525.01 123 595 505km
  • Top speed
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    249km/hvs241.72km/h
  • Larger fuel tank
    ?

    90lvs66.56l
  • Longer basic warranty (years)
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    4yrsvs3.7yrs
  • Height
    1.46mvs1.47m
  • More valves
    ?

    32vs20.12

General info

1.Has four-wheel drive
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Four-wheel drive is a system where torque is distributed to all four wheels of the vehicle. It is beneficial in some circumstances such as providing increased traction in tricky weather conditions, but is most suited to off-road driving.

Audi S8 (2014)
2.Has fully independent suspension
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This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

Audi S8 (2014)
3. longer basic warranty (km)
?

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Mitsubishi Lancer GT (2014)

96 561km

80 000km

4. smaller turn radius
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The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.

Best

Mitsubishi Lancer GT (2014)

10m

12.3m

5.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
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A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

Audi S8 (2014)
6. longer basic warranty (years)
?

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

Best

Hyundai Elantra (2014)

5yrs

4yrs

Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume
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A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

Best

Tesla Model S 70 (2016)

894l

374l

2. more headroom (front)
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More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

Best

Volkswagen Jetta (2014)

1.08m

945mm

3.height
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Best

Audi S4 Premium Plus (2014)

1.41m

1.46m

4. shorter length
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Best

Subaru Impreza 5-Door 2.0i (2014)

4.42m

5.14m

5. more headroom (rear)
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More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.

Best

Volkswagen Jetta (2014)

1.05m

993mm

6. longer wheelbase
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The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

Rolls-Royce Phantom (2014)

3.57m

2.99m

Speed

1.top speed
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The fastest speed that the vehicle can reach.

Best

Tesla Roadster

402.3km/h

249km/h

2. lower coefficient of drag
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The coefficient of drag is one measurement of how well air travels around a vehicle. A lower value means it is more aerodynamic and the engine doesn't have to work as hard. It can result in faster speeds and lower fuel consumption.

Best

Toyota Prius (2017)

0.24Cd

0.26Cd

3. faster acceleration (0-100)
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The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.

Best

Tesla Roadster

1.9s

3.9s

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Honda Clarity Electric (2017)

1.87l/100 km

16l/100 km

2.maximum torque
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Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

Tesla Model S P90D (2016)

967Nm

481Nm

3. better fuel economy (highway)
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Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Honda Clarity Electric (2017)

2.28l/100 km

9l/100 km

4. more horsepower
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Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

Opel VXR8 GTS (2014)

585hp

520hp

5.Has Stop-Start system
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A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.

Audi S8 (2014)
6.Has a turbocharged engine
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A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

Audi S8 (2014)

Features

1.Has a rear-view camera
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A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

Audi S8 (2014)
2.Has in-car system
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An in-car system (e.g., Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) offers extra functionalities, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

Audi S8 (2014)
3.Has stolen vehicle tracking system
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The vehicle has a tracking system that utilizes GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.

Audi S8 (2014)
4.Has smart key as standard
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A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

Audi S8 (2014)
5.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Honda Clarity Fuel Cell (2017)

2

1

6.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
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ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

Audi S8 (2014)

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