The S8 was an over-engineered vehicle by Audi.
This has been, hands down, the most reliable, most value-for-the-buck Audi I've ever owned.
It's virtually impossible to make the decision to trade it in for a $10k-$12k downpayment for a...mid-size sedan of any type!
Amazing build quality, power (even 11 years since first rolled out), comfort, and passive/active safety.
My 2001 S8 has 75K miles, and I intent to keep it until it reaches into the 100Ks...
Quality, safety, value.
Transmission---not suprisingly, 7-speed transmission were not technically de rigour back in 2001...
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