Starting from £81,385

S8 standard specification

The table below shows the standard specification for this model. Other items of equipment can be ordered as options, and this information can be found in our brochures or on the car configurator.
Please note: the technical specifications shown below are for the most basic trim level and transmission type available for each engine. To see data for the higher trim levels and alternative transmissions, please refer to our model brochures.

  • Engines

    ( PS )
    ( g/km )
    ( band )
    ( % )
    ( comb mpg )
    4.0 TFSI 520 216 K 37 30.1 1
    4.0 TFSI 605 231 L 37 28.2 1
    8-speed tiptronic transmission with electronically-transmitted shift information and Dynamic Shift Programme (DSP) 1 1
    Recuperation for optimal energy utilisation 1 1
    Automatic start/stop function for greater fuel and CO2 efficiency. Comprising: Energy saving tips feature in Driver’s Information System; including gearshift indicator. 1 1


  • Wheels, tyres and suspension

    • Title S8 S8 plus
      20” x 9J ‘5-parallel spoke’ design alloy wheels, with 265/40 R20 Y tyres 1
      21” x 9J ‘5-double spoke’ design alloy wheels in black finish, with 275/35 ZR21 tyres 1
      quattro with Sports differential 1 1
      ‘S’ Sports adaptive air suspension with electronic shock absorption control - additional stiffer damping. Vehicle height can be decreased by up to 10mm. Increased functionality through Audi drive select 1 1
      Dynamic steering. Steering angle and steering torque requirement adjusted dependent on road speed. Can be adjusted through Audi drive select. 1 1
      Audi drive select with four pre-configured modes (Comfort, Auto, Dynamic, Efficiency) 1 1
      Locking wheel bolts 1 1
      quattro permanent all-wheel-drive 1 1
      Space-saver spare wheel 1 1
  • Audio and communication

    • Title S8 S8 plus
      Mobile telephone preparation – High with Audi connect 1 1
      BOSE® surround sound system 1 1
      CD/DVD changer 1 1
      Audi Music Interface (AMI) 1 1
      Satellite Navigation system – HDD-based 1 1
      MMI Touch 1 1
      DAB Digital Radio Reception 1 1
      Colour Driver’s Information System, with 7” high-resolution screen 1 1
  • Seats

    • Title S8 S8 plus
      Valcona Leather 1 1
      ‘S’ Comfort front Sports seats with memory function (22-way adjustable). As standard seat plus: Stitched diamond design; Electrically adjustable upper backrest; Electrically adjustable seat cushion depth; Electrically adjustable comfort headrests; Pneumatic lumbar support; Pneumatic side bolster adjustment 1 1
      Heated front seats with variable temperature adjustment 1 1
      Memory for driver’s seat, passenger seat, steering wheel and door mirror 1 1
      Heated front seats with variable temperature adjustment 1 1
  • Interior equipment

    • Title S8 S8 plus
      3-spoke ‘S’ multi-function steering wheel with gear-shift paddles and contrast stitching 1 1
      Illuminated door sill trims with S8 logo 1 1
      Extended leather package plus 1 1
      Alcantara package 1
      Black Alcantara package. Includes headlining, A, B, C, D pillars and parcel shelf in alcantara 1
      Fine Nappa leather with decorative stitching on: door armrest, centre console, Knee pads, Airbag cover on steering wheel, Bottom of door panels, door pockets, Bottom of instrument panel including exterior of glove compartment, Area surrounding the MMI 1 1
      Extended leather package advanced in addition to leather package plus (7HC), Fine Nappa leather with decorative stitching on top of door, instrument panel cover, front seat backrest cover, front seat bottom trim, dashboard wraparound and front and rear headrest piping 1
      Gear selector lever in Carbon Atlas 1 1
      Upper inlays in Carbon Atlas 1 1
      Lower inlays in brushed aluminium 1 1
      ‘S’ instrument dials, in grey with white needles and S8 badge 1 1
      Active Noise Cancellation 1 1
      Advanced key – keyless entry and keyless go 1 1
      Auto-dimming rear-view mirror 1 1
      Analogue clock in lower inlay 1 1
      Comfort front centre armrest. Split for driver and passenger with fold-up storage compartments. 1 1
      Climate control with sun sensor 1 1
      LED ambient lighting package 1 1
      Extended aluminium look in interior 1 1
      Front and rear floor mats 1 1
      Front passenger storage 1 1
      Front sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors 1 1
      Electric sunblinds for rear window and for rear door windows 1
      Luggage compartment pack 1 1
      Rear passenger storage 1 1
  • Exterior equipment

    • Title S8 S8 plus
      Audi Matrix LED headlights 1 1
      LED rear lights 1 1
      Dynamic rear indicator 1 1
      Rear fog lights 1 1
      Rear light clusters in darkened glass 1
      Aluminium-effect door mirror housings 1
      Dual-branch oval twin tailpipes in chrome finish 1
      Sports exhaust with dual-branch oval twin tailpipes in high-gloss black 1
      Rear diffuser in high-gloss black with carbon fibre insert 1
      Front lip spoiler and side flaps in carbon fibre 1
      ‘S’ platinum grey single frame radiator 1 1
      Painted brake callipers with S8 logo 1 1
      Metallic or pearl-effect paint 1 1
      ‘S’ platinum grey single frame radiator grille with dual struts in chrome and S8 logo 1
      ‘S’ body styling 1 1
      High-gloss black styling package. Includes exterior door mirror housings, 'S' single frame radiator grille frame, adaptive cruise control sensor surrounds, rear trim strip and window surrounds in high-gloss black. Also includes front air intakes in matt black 1
      V8T badge on wheel arch above indicator 1 1
      Rear boot lid spoiler in body colour 1
      Aluminium trim strips framing windows 1
      Windscreen washer jets, heated 1 1
      Power door closure 1
      Privacy glass. Dark tinted glass from the B-pillar backwards 1
      Audi hands-free boot opening system 1 1
      Power-operated boot lid which opens and closes electrically 1 1
  • Safety & security

    • Title S8 S8 plus
      'S' model enhanced braking system 1 1
      Audi parking system advanced with top view (bird's view image) 1 1
      3-point seat belts 1 1
      Airbags, full size, for driver and front passenger 1 1
      Audi backguard head restraints 1 1
      Audi Space Frame (ASF) 1 1
      Automatic headlight range adjustment 1 1
      Cruise control 1
      Adaptive cruise control with Stop & go function and pre sense front 1
      Door mirrors – electrically-adjustable, folding, heated and auto-dimming 1 1
      Double glazing 1 1
      Electrically-adjustable steering column 1 1
      Electromechanical parking brake 1 1
      Electronic Differential Lock (EDL) traction control 1 1
      Electronic Stability Program (ESP) 1 1
      First aid kit with warning triangle 1 1
      Front passenger airbag deactivation 1 1
      Headlight washers 1 1
      ISOFIX child seat mounting. For front passenger (with airbag deactivation) and outer rear seats. Including Top Tether attachment point for the outer rear seats 1 1
      Light and rain sensor package 1 1
      Pre-sense basic 1 1
      Sideguard head airbag system 1 1
      Thatcham category 1 alarm and immobiliser 1 1
      Tool kit 1 1
      Tyre Pressure loss indicator. Visual and acoustic warning if the pressure drops in one or more tyres 1 1

*Please note the above figures are Standard EU Test figures for comparative purposes and may not reflect real driving results. CO2 and taxation charges may change depending on tyre size. Full information can be found in our model brochures or by contacting your local Audi Centre.

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