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Audi S8 (2014)
Ferrari California T (2014)
Top 12%1,272 points
Top 12%
Top 17%1,195 points
Top 17%
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Audi S8 (2014) vs Ferrari California T (2014): 38 facts in comparison

1. Has a rear-view camera

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)
Ferrari California T (2014)
35% have it

2. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
481Nm
Tesla Roadster: 10000Nm
755Nm

3. better fuel economy (city)

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.
16l/100 km
Ferrari 458 Spider (2013): 0l/100 km
20l/100 km

4. Has four-wheel drive

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)
Ferrari California T (2014)
25% have it

5. better fuel economy (highway)

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.
9l/100 km
Ferrari 458 Spider (2013): 0l/100 km
15l/100 km

6. Has smart key as standard

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)
Ferrari California T (2014)
33% have it

7. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
520hp
Hennessey Venom GT (2014): 1244hp
560hp

8. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
374l
Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet (2014): 3448l
320l

9. Has rear-wheel drive

Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.
Audi S8 (2014)
Ferrari California T (2014)
34% have it

10. Has in-car system

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.
Audi S8 (2014)
Ferrari California T (2014)
45% have it

11. Has a turbocharged engine

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)
Ferrari California T (2014)
32% have it

12. Has Stop-Start system

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)
Ferrari California T (2014)
24% have it

13. height

139mm shorter.
1.46m
Volvo XC70 (2015): 917mm
1.32m

14. Has fully independent suspension

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)
Ferrari California T (2014)
77% have it

15. Has stolen vehicle tracking system

The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.
Audi S8 (2014)
Ferrari California T (2014)
19% have it

16. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
GMC Yukon SLE (2015): 5
1

17. 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.
80000km
Porsche 911 GT3 RS (2019): Unlimited km
84500km

18. better fuel economy (combined)

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.
12l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km
10.5l/100 km

19. longer wheelbase

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).
2.99m
Toyota Tundra SR5 (2014): 3.7m
2.67m

20. Has a petrol (gasoline) engine

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)
Ferrari California T (2014)
88% have it

21. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
90l
Ford Super Duty F-250 XL (2015): 132l
78l

22. Has dual-clutch transmission

A dual-clutch transmission (DCT) is an automated manual transmission that allows the driver to control gear-shifts themselves or to let the computer decide. Upshifts are extremely fast, resulting in smooth acceleration, and due to the uninterrupted power flow it also has the benefit of increasing fuel efficiency.
Audi S8 (2014)
Ferrari California T (2014)
10% have it

23. faster top speed

The fastest speed that the car can reach.
249km/h
Hennessey Venom GT (2014): 447km/h
316km/h

24. more airbags

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.
10
Tesla Model X 75D (2016): 12
4

25. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

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)
Ferrari California T (2014)
77% have it

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