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2016 Audi S8 Plus hits the gym and raises output to 605 horsepower (pictures)

With a new turbo and some tuning alterations, the 2016 Audi S8 Plus sees horsepower increase to 605, while an optional dynamic package adds additional performance goodies like carbon ceramic brakes and a sport exhaust system.

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For 2016, the S8 Plus replaces the S8 in the Audi lineup.

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Thanks to a new turbo and updated engine tuning, the V-8 engine now produces 605 horsepower.

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Florett silver matte silver paint is exclusive to the S8 Plus.

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LED headlights are standard on the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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With overboost, the 4.0-liter turbocharged V-8 engine produces 553 pound-feet of torque.

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The 2016 Audi S8 Plus features LED taillights.

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The 2016 Audi S8 Plus starts at $114,900.

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The eight-speed automatic transmission features new clutches and tuning to handle the additional power from the 4.0-liter turbocharged V-8 engine.

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According to Audi, the 2016 S8 Plus is capable of reaching 60 mph in 3.7 seconds.

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The top speed of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus is electronically limited to 155 mph, but the optional dynamic package raises it to 190 mph.

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The 4.0-liter turbocharged V-8 engine in the 2016 Audi S8 Plus receives an EPA fuel economy rating of 16 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.

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The 2016 Audi S8 Plus is available in dealers now.

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The 2016 Audi S8 Plus is only available as a normal wheelbase model.

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The adaptive air-suspension system has been tuned specifically for the S8 Plus.

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Connected to the 4.0-liter turbocharged V-8 engine is an eight-speed ZF automatic transmission.

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A torque vectoring rear differential is standard on the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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The 2016 Audi S8 Plus weights 4,685 pounds.

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Standard on the 2016 Audi S8 Plus are 21-inch wheels.

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A carbon fiber front lip and lower air intake trim pieces dress the front of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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Four different 21-inch wheel designs are available on the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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The optional sport exhaust system on the 2016 Audi S8 Plus features black outlets.

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The 2016 Audi S8 Plus stopping by Sebring International Raceway for a quick photo on our drive from Miami to Daytona Beach.

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The 2016 Audi S8 Plus' engine now produces 605 horsepower.

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LED headlights are standard equipment on the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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Fog lights and carbon fiber trim on the front fascia of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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The S8 badge embedded into the grille of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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The available carbon fiber lip spoiler on the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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The front fender badge on the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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Dunlop tires wrap the 21-inch wheels on the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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Carbon ceramic brakes are available as options on the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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Carbon fiber mirror caps are an option on the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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The dynamic package for the 2016 Audi S8 Plus includes are carbon fiber rear lip spoiler.

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The trunk of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus features 14.2 cubic feet of cargo space.

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LED taillights are standard equipment on the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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The rear LED taillights on the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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The available sport exhaust system on the 2016 Audi S8 Plus features black exhaust outlets.

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The dash layout of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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The 2016 Audi S8 Plus features a three-spoke sport steering wheel.

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The sport steering wheel inside of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus features aluminum-optic shift paddles.

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The main gauge cluster inside of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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Integrated steering wheel controls on the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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The 2016 Audi S8 Plus offers mobile Wi-Fi capabilities.

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The navigation system in the 2016 Audi S8 Plus features Google Maps imagery.

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The Audi drive select screen inside of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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Climate and infotainment controls inside of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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Piano black surfaces dress the interior of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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Carbon fiber trim with red accents is an available option inside of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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Red accent stitching inside of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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A Bang & Olufsen sound system is an option inside of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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The available Bang & Olufsen sound system inside of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus is a $6,300 option.

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The optional Bang & Olufsen audio system available in the 2016 Audi S8 Plus features 19 speakers.

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Front door side sills on the 2016 Audi Plus.

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The front sport seats inside of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus are comfortable for long trips, and offer good side support.

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The 2016 Audi S8 Plus front 22-way power seats offer a massage function.

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Red accent stitching shown inside of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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The backseat of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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A center console with climate controls folds down between the rear seats inside of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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Even though the 2016 Audi S8 Plus is available only as a normal wheelbase, there's still sufficient legroom for rear passengers.

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The rear side sills of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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Rear passengers inside the 2016 Audi S8 Plus have their own climate controls and heated seats.

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Cup holders extend out of the rear fold-down armrest in the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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Climate vents and power outlets in the backseat of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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A B-pillar speaker that's part of the optional Bang & Olufsen sound system inside of the 2016 Audi S8 Plus.

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