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Old 2nd November 2017, 07:08 PM
minimarvel minimarvel is offline
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Default A8 and S8 suspension difference

Does anyone know the difference.
Drove an S8 and it was firm and planted on the road,
The standard 3.0 tdi is wallow eyes and floaty
On the D3, the S8 had thicker roll bars etc but it appears the suspension is the same on A8 and S8... Can anyone shine some light on this please.
Many thanks...
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Old 2nd November 2017, 07:43 PM
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Does anyone know the difference.
Drove an S8 and it was firm and planted on the road,
The standard 3.0 tdi is wallow eyes and floaty
On the D3, the S8 had thicker roll bars etc but it appears the suspension is the same on A8 and S8... Can anyone shine some light on this please.
Many thanks...
Were they on the same wheels and tyres?
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Old 2nd November 2017, 08:31 PM
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I'm guessing that the 3.0 had standard suspension whereas the S8 will have had sports suspension. You can see which is fitted in the MMI 'car' screen. It tells you across the top
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Old 2nd November 2017, 10:12 PM
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Same wheels and tyres...
So what is the difference between standard and sport suspension?
Part no's same for both components of the system...!
Is it purely software?
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