Audi updated its flagship S8 sport sedan with a refresh for the 2022 model year and it carries over into 2023 with some additional customization options and slight tweaks to its package structure.

It's quick, packed with tech, and priced competitively to face off against the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Porsche Panamera, and BMW Alpina B7.Audi S8

The Audi S8 has never been the obvious pick within the flagship luxury sedan segment. After its 2022 model year update, it's a more appealing pick than ever thanks to

The Audi S8  car boasts a powerful drivetrain, agile handling made better by standard rear-wheel steering, and a silky ride quality that can be enhanced

Although the cabin remains mostly unchanged since the current S8 was introduced for the 2020 model year, its dual-display received a new, faster processor for 2022.Audi S8

The 2023 S8 boasts the performance and technology necessary to be a one-car solution but we wish it were offered with more customization options.

For example, the S8 can't be specified with an Audi Exclusive paint color. Despite that minor issue, we still like the S8

For 2023 the Audi S8's buttery smooth twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 engine carries over. Within the Volkswagen Group family, versions of that engine also appear in the Bentley Continental GT

Lamborghini Urus, and Porsche Panamera; in this application it cranks out 563 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque. An eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive are standard on the .Audi S8

Audi offers available predictive adaptive suspension on the 2023 S8 which uses an air suspension setup supported by an electromagnetic system.

The car's computer can react to bumps and potholes by increasing or decreasing the load on each control arm in just 300 milliseconds. Audi S8

Full-size luxury sedans offer tons of safety and convenience tech and the 2023 Audi S8 is no exception. Audi equips every S8 with forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking Audi S8

automatic high-beams, and lane departure warning. Ticking the box for the Executive package adds adaptive cruise control with semi-autonomous functionality, traffic-sign recognition  Audi S8

The 2023 Audi S8's interior is right on the money with the competition. The large sedan's offers class-competitive legroom right in the middle of the segment although its trunk  Audi S8

For 2022, Audi  s8   introduced a new, faster processor for its dual central infotainment display setup. The top screen is 10.1 inches and the lower display is an 8.6-inch unit.

A configurable 12.3-inch fully digital digital gauge cluster is also standard. Audi s8  equips every S8 with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto

A Bang & Olufsen 3D premium 17-speaker sound system is standard and an upgraded 23-speaker unit is also offered. Other available tech include night vision assistant, project LED headlights  Audi S8