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1998 Audi S8 vs. 2008 Suzuki SX4

To start off, 2008 Suzuki SX4 is newer by 10 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1998 Audi S8. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1998 Audi S8 would be higher. At 4,172 cc (8 cylinders), 1998 Audi S8 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1998 Audi S8 (335 HP) has 217 more horse power than 2008 Suzuki SX4. (118 HP). In normal driving conditions, 1998 Audi S8 should accelerate faster than 2008 Suzuki SX4. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 1998 Audi S8 weights approximately 267 kg more than 2008 Suzuki SX4. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 1998 Audi S8 (557 Nm) has 277 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Suzuki SX4. (280 Nm). This means 1998 Audi S8 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Suzuki SX4.

Compare all specifications:

1998 Audi S8 2008 Suzuki SX4
Make Audi Suzuki
Model S8 SX4
Year Released 1998 2008
Body Type Sedan Hatchback
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 4172 cc 1910 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 335 HP 118 HP
Torque 557 Nm 280 Nm
Engine Bore Size 84.6 mm 82 mm
Engine Stroke Size 93 mm 90.4 mm
Top Speed 251 km/hour 180 km/hour
Drive Type AWD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1725 kg 1458 kg
Vehicle Length 5040 mm 4150 mm
Vehicle Width 1890 mm 1760 mm
Vehicle Height 1430 mm 1630 mm
Wheelbase Size 2890 mm 2510 mm


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