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Audi S8 Plus Revealed With 605-HP

Aug 05, 2015 - 10:25 AM - by AutoGuide.com

Audi has added another turbo to the S8’s 4.0L TFSI V8 engine, which brings an 85-horsepower increase in power, bringing the grand total to 605 hp. Audi claims this makes the S8 the “highest powered sport sedan in the premium segment.” Torque is also up 72 pound-feet for a total of 553 for the bi-turbo (the last S8 had only one turbocharger). For comparison’s sake, the Mercedes S63 has only 577 hp with its V8, but with a V12, it packs 621 hp. A Maserati Quattroporte GTS has 523 hp, while a Jaguar XJR has 550 hp.
Full story here: 2016 Audi S8 Plus Unveiled with 605-HP Bi-Turbo V8 » AutoGuide.com News
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The Next Audi A8 Will Drive by Itself

Jul 13, 2015 - 7:12 PM - by AutoGuide.com

Audi has been pioneering autonomous technology for years with numerous prototypes and now the German automaker has announced plans to launch its first self-driving car.

In a statement Audi has said it, “will be offering piloted driving for the first time in the upcoming generation of the Audi A8.”

Piloted Driving is Audi-speak for the German automaker’s suite of technologies that will control the vehicle in certain situations.

It’s not clear exactly how far the self-driving technology will have evolved once the next Audi A8 arrives (or even when the new A8 will arrive), but Audi is currently working on two key innovations.

The first is a parking pilot system that rivals BMW and Mercedes are already planing to offer, allowing the driver to park the vehicle from outside it, using either the key fob or a smartphone app. The second, and more exciting technology, has been dubbed “traffic jam pilot.”

For almost a decade now luxury automakers have offered radar based cruise control that can operate the vehicle in stop-and-go
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Top 10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Jun 18, 2015 - 7:04 AM - by AutoGuide.com

Father's day is almost here and there’s no reason to panic about what to get your dad, because we have an excellent collection of car related Father’s Day gift ideas all at various price points.
See the Top 10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas at AutoGuide.com.
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