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Audi S8 has a price tag of almost R1-million

Audi launched its S6 and S8 models at the Auto Africa Motor Show in Johannesburg.

Both cars features Audi's 5.2-litre V10 engine, which is sourced from its sister company Lamborghini. The engine weighs only 220 kg.

In the S6 it produces 320 kW at 6 800r/min and torque is 540 Nm. The S8 thrusts out 331 kW, while the torque is the same as in the S6.

Sales of both models will kick off in November.

For the S6 buyers will have to fork out R815 000 and for the S8 R950 000.

Performance figures
- 0-100 km/h - S6: 5.2 seconds / S8 5.1 seconds
- Top speed - S6 & S8: 250 km/h (limited)

- Audi S6
- Audi S8


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