Comparison between:
• Audi S8 (D4) 4.0 TFSI V8 Quattro Tiptronic (petrol, 2012)
• Mercedes-Benz S-class Long (W222) AMG S 65 SPEEDSHIFT (petrol, 2013)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

Model(D4) 4.0 TFSI V8 Quattro TiptronicLong (W222) AMG S 65 SPEEDSHIFT
First year of production20122013
Last year of production2013-

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typesedan (saloon)sedan (saloon)
Number of doors4 (four)4 (four)
Number of seats5 (five)4 (four)
Wheelbase2994.00 mm (millimeters)
9.82 ft (feet)
117.87 in (inches)
2.9940 m (meters)
3165.00 mm (millimeters)
10.38 ft (feet)
124.61 in (inches)
3.1650 m (meters)
Front track1632.00 mm (millimeters)
5.35 ft (feet)
64.25 in (inches)
1.6320 m (meters)
1624.00 mm (millimeters)
5.33 ft (feet)
63.94 in (inches)
1.6240 m (meters)
Rear track1623.00 mm (millimeters)
5.32 ft (feet)
63.90 in (inches)
1.6230 m (meters)
1637.00 mm (millimeters)
5.37 ft (feet)
64.45 in (inches)
1.6370 m (meters)
Length5146.00 mm (millimeters)
16.88 ft (feet)
202.60 in (inches)
5.1460 m (meters)
5246.00 mm (millimeters)
17.21 ft (feet)
206.54 in (inches)
5.2460 m (meters)
Width1949.00 mm (millimeters)
6.39 ft (feet)
76.73 in (inches)
1.9490 m (meters)
1899.00 mm (millimeters)
6.23 ft (feet)
74.76 in (inches)
1.8990 m (meters)
Height1458.00 mm (millimeters)
4.78 ft (feet)
57.40 in (inches)
1.4580 m (meters)
1496.00 mm (millimeters)
4.91 ft (feet)
58.90 in (inches)
1.4960 m (meters)
Ground clearance--
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity520.0 l (liters)
18.36 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.52 m3 (cubic meters)
520000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
510.0 l (liters)
18.01 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.51 m3 (cubic meters)
510000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity--
Curb weight1975 kg (kilograms)
4354.13 lbs (pounds)
2250 kg (kilograms)
4960.40 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight2575 kg (kilograms)
5676.90 lbs (pounds)
2750 kg (kilograms)
6062.71 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank90.0 l (liters)
19.80 UK gal (UK gallons)
23.78 US gal (US gallons)
80.0 l (liters)
17.60 UK gal (UK gallons)
21.13 US gal (US gallons)


Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel systemdirect injectiondirect injection
Engine model--
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement3993 cc (cubic centimeters)5980 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism typedouble overhead camshaft (DOHC)-
Type of aspirationturboturbo
Compression ratio9.30 : 19.00 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engineV engine
Number of cylinders8 (eight)-
Valves per cylinder4 (four)-
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)84.50 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.33 in (inches)
0.0845 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)89.00 mm (millimeters)
0.29 ft (feet)
3.50 in (inches)
0.0890 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power520 hp (horse power)
387.8 kW (kilowatts)
527.2 ps (metric horsepower)
630 hp (horse power)
469.8 kW (kilowatts)
638.8 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at6000 rpm (revolutions per minute)4800 - 5400 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque650 Nm (newton meters)
66.3 kgm (kilogram meters)
479.4 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
1000 Nm (newton meters)
102.0 kgm (kilogram meters)
737.6 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at1700 - 5500 rpm (revolutions per minute)2300 - 4300 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM--
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h4.20 s (seconds)4.30 s (seconds)
Maximum speed250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
250 km/h (kilometers per hour)
155.34 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient0.28-

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)14.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.17 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.80 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
16.33 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.32 mpl (miles per liter)
6.94 km/l (kilometers per liter)
17.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.76 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
4.52 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
13.76 mpg (miles per gallon)
3.63 mpl (miles per liter)
5.85 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)7.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.67 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.01 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
30.95 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.18 mpl (miles per liter)
13.16 km/l (kilometers per liter)
8.6 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.89 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.27 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
27.35 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.23 mpl (miles per liter)
11.63 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)10.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.22 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.67 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
23.29 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.15 mpl (miles per liter)
9.90 km/l (kilometers per liter)
11.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.62 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.14 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
19.77 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.22 mpl (miles per liter)
8.40 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO VIEURO VI
Catalytic converter--
CO2 emissions235 g/km (grammes per kilometer)279 g/km (grammes per kilometer)

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model8 Tiptronic-
Type of transmissionautomatic-
Number of automatic gears8 (eight)-
Number of manual gears--
Final drive ratio--
Drive typefour-wheel drive (4x4/4WD/AWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)


Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steeringelectricelectric
Turning circle diameter12.30 m (meters)
40.35 ft (feet)
484.25 in (inches)
12.30 m (meters)
40.35 ft (feet)
484.25 in (inches)


Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - multi-link suspension - independent suspension
- multi-link suspension
- tie-rod
Type of rear suspension - independent suspension
- trapezoidal link
- independent suspension
- multi-link suspension


Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesventilated discsventilated discs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYes


Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size9J X 20R20
Tyre code265/40 R20255/40 ZR20, 285/35 ZR20