2008 Audi S5 Quattro review and pictures

Posted on Saturday, 24 February 2007 , 09:02:39 byAlina

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Audi S5 Quattro

The 2008 Audi S5 Quattro places itself as a unique competitor on the market of high performance coupes as it smartly combines the V8 FSI technology and quattro permanent four-wheel drive. The striking power output of the 354 bhp, delivered by the eight-cylinder engine is enhanced by efficient brakes and a specially tuned sports suspension. Sprinting to 60 mph in only 5.0 seconds, the peak torque of 325 lb-ft produced at 3,500 rpm, add to the performance and driving pleasure offered by the car. The enormous power potential of the V8 engine is derived from the FSI direct injection technology comprising optimum fuel mixture formation and high compression. Featuring a highly distinguishing design, the Audi S5 is planned to go on sale with the launch of the Audi A5 series.

The Audi S5 is a unique competitor among high-performance coupes, thanks to its combination of V8 FSI technology and quattro permanent four-wheel drive. The eight-cylinder engine with its superb power delivery has worthy counterparts in the specially tuned sports suspension and high-performance brakes. Subtle, but clear design elements inside and out serve to distinguish this coup? as a high performance athlete in a league of its own. The Audi S5 goes on sale with the launch of the Audi A5 series.

The figures alone are fascinating enough, but they only hint at the impressive driving experience the S5 offers. The eight-cylinder engine has a rated power output of 354 bhp. Its peak torque is 325 lb-ft, which it already delivers at 3500 rpm. Within just 5.0 seconds the Audi S5 can sprint to 60 mph. But no figures can adequately describe the supreme free-revving character, the spontaneous response, the continuous power build-up, or the thrilling sound of this eight-cylinder engine. The V8 naturally derives its enormous power potential from the innovative FSI direct injection technology with high compression and optimum fuel mixture formation.