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1997 Audi A8 Sedan

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Audi A8 Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 4.2 L V 8-cylinder
  • Drivetrain All Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Automatic
  • Horse Power 300 hp @ 6000 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 15/23 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 1997 Audi A8

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  • Safety
  • Pros

    Aluminum space frame and body panels, six airbags, powerful V-8 engines, sumptuous luxury appointments, light weight

  • Cons

    Potential cost of repairing body damage

  • What's New for 1997

    Audi revolutionizes luxury sedan construction with the Audi Space Frame, which employs seven new aircraft-grade aluminum alloys to lighten weight and provide a tighter, more crashworthy structure. The new A8 is also the first passenger car equipped with six airbags. The usual accoutrements associated with a premium German sedan are all in place.

What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (1 total reviews)


Ugly but overall a great

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Vehicle: 1997 Audi A8 4dr Sedan

I just reached 200,000 miles on my car it runs well very comfy and very fun to drive a great car for student drivers



Full 1997 Audi A8 Review

What's New for 1997

Audi revolutionizes luxury sedan construction with the Audi Space Frame, which employs seven new aircraft-grade aluminum alloys to lighten weight and provide a tighter, more crashworthy structure. The new A8 is also the first passenger car equipped with six airbags. The usual accoutrements associated with a premium German sedan are all in place.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 15
  • cty
/
  • 23
  • highway
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