0-60 time3.8 sec
Top Speed155 mph
The Audi S8 is proper stealth transport. It’s not visually aggressive, but this £98,395 Plus model sends 597bhp and 553lb ft from its 4.0-litre twin turbo V8 to all four wheels.
There’s an eight-speed automatic gearbox, and since the S8 is only available as a ‘short’ wheelbase model (although it’s still a chunk over five metres long…), it doesn’t look like you’re just the chauffeur, but that you might actually use the car for other things.
And to drive, the S8 is magic, it really is. I’d have this over a Merc S63 or BMW 760iL. It’s not just that the Quattro makes it more secure, but that the whole car moves so well. At 2,065kg, it’s as heavy as its rivals, but it’s so clean and well balanced through corners, rides so well and is so damn fast.
But there are no edges to any of its manners or habits, every dynamic facet, from the way the turbos ramp up, to the damping over speedbumps, is polished and buffed. It hits the exact spot it needs to, manages to feel smaller than it actually is and carries speed beautifully.
The smoothness of its responses also means it’s massively flattering, and here’s just enough engine and exhaust noise to be amusing. It’s audible mainly because there’s almost nothing from anywhere else. This is effortless speed, and genuinely engaging, too.
Inclusive Self Drive Features
- Free UK Delivery & Collection
- Free 2nd driver
- Full tank of fuel
All cars are delivered with full comprehensive insurance for two drivers as standard, and we can deliver / collect from any UK address. Our only prerequisite is that you are 25 years of age or over, and hold a driving licence.
Chauffeur Driven Hire
Classic Parade Chauffeur Driven Supercar Hire happily covers all of London and the UK. Every destination is reachable. Be it you are at a wedding in central London, the outskirts of Birmingham or in Brighton, we will provide a luxurious Rolls Royce or a powerful Lamborghini.
Self Drive PriceFrom £600 a day
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