The German aftermarket specialists at ABT Sportsline have pulled the wraps off their latest creation, a modified Audi S8, named the AS8, which gets 620 PS, along with other goodies.
If you want to travel in style and you can’t afford vehicles like the S63 AMG, the Audi S8 is a valuable second choice and if you already own one, than this news is definitely for you. ABT Sportsline has recently revealed a new aftermarket upgrade package for the Audi S8 which brings an interesting power boost to the luxurious German vehicle.
“For us, the new AS8 is the best of both worlds, that is, the best in terms of both comfort and acceleration and agility. After all, the AS8 has to meet our premium customers’ standards when it comes to performance and luxuriousness”, as ABT is saying in its official press release.
According to the tuning company, the 4.0 liter twin-turbo V8 engine from the Audi S8 has been upgraded and it’s now producing a total output of 620 PS (612 HP) and it gets a peak torque of 572 (780 Nm). The output has raised by 100 HP and 130 Nm of torque and this allows the large vehicle to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in about 4.0 seconds and from 0 to 200 km/h in 13 seconds, before reaching a top speed of 290 km/h (180 mph). A fresh set of either 19- or 20-inch rims is also available for the model, along wit ha lowering module air-suspension.