ABT upgrades the Audi S8 image

The facelifted version of the Audi S8 has been recently upgraded by the aftermarket specialists from ABT Sportsline.

Owners of the 2014 Audi S8, who are looking to upgrade their rides, will be glad to find out that ABT Sportsline has created a new package aimed towards the model. According to the tuning company, the flagship sedan has been lowered by 25 mm, compared to the standard one, fitted with a custom muffler system and it is now riding on 20- and 21-inch alloy wheel sets, wrapped in 275/35 R20 and 275/35 R21 tires.

The most significant upgrade made by ABT for the Audi S8 is found under its hood where the 4.0 luter V8 twin turbo engine has been upgraded by 120 HP (88 kW) and 130 Nm (96 lb-ft) of torque and it is now capable of producing a total output of 640 HP (471 kW) and 780 Nm (575 lb-ft) of torque. The second power boost is allowing the unit to develop 675 HP (496 kW) and 840 Nm (619 lb-ft) of torque. The ABT S8 can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.6 seconds and the top speed stands at 290 km/h (180 mph). The tuning kit has a 2-year / 100,000 km warranty in Germany.