The Audi V8 is a large luxury four-door, five-seat saloon (sedan), built by AUDI AG at its Neckarsulm plant in Germany from October 1988 to November 1993, as the company's range-topping flagship model. The Audi V8 was replaced by the Audi A8 in 1994, though the A8 would not be sold in North America until the 1997 model year.


The Audi V8 came standard with a range of usually optional features as standard; including BOSE audio system with eight speakers, 'nut tree' (walnut) wood trim, leather interior, and front and rear heated seats. The only paint finishes available were pearlescent or metallic. Some available colors included pearl white, lago blue (teal), blue mica, tornado red, black, amongst others. The lists below details other notable standard and optional features.

Standard featuresEdit

  • anti-theft vehicle alarm system
  • drivers frontal airbag (later added front passenger airbag)
  • three-point seatbelts front & rear
  • procon-ten safety system
  • child safety door locks
  • first aid kit (built in armrest in the rear seats)
  • two-side galvanized bodywork
  • automatic two-zone climate control system
  • dust and pollen filter for interior heating and ventilation
  • electronic cruise control
  • dual power wing mirrors with electrically heated defog
  • power windows with rear window disable
  • power central locking system
  • trip information computer (6 function)
  • auto check system with radio function display
  • expandable storage/ski sack
  • tinted glass
  • rear window defogger
  • interior lighting courtesy delay
  • illuminated vanity mirrors, trunk engine compratment, glovebox, lighters and ashtray
  • Audi/Bose eight-speaker music system
  • GSM cellular telephone with hands-free feature (built in armrest between front seats)
  • walnut wood trim, woven wool carpets
  • power front seats with 4-position driver memory
  • electrically heatable front & rear seats
  • aerodynamic halogen headlamps with wiper/washer system
  • front wipers with intermittent mode and heated windshield washer nozzles
  • front & rear fog lights

Optional featuresEdit

  • electrically heated door lock cylinders
  • sports front seats with extendable thigh support
  • power operated rear window roller sunblind, with manual operated rear side window roller sunblinds
  • Webasto fuel-burning cabin heater .