Engines & Power

S-Class S550

A8 Sedan

Standard Engine 5.5L 382 hp V8 4.2L 350 hp V8
Horsepower 382 @ 6000 RPM 350 @ 6800 RPM
Torque (lb-ft) 391 @ 2800 RPM 325 @ 3500 RPM
Valves/Valve Configuration 32/DOHC 32/DOHC
Displacement (cc) 5461 4163
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.86 X 3.56 3.33 X 3.65
Compression Ratio 10.7:1 12.5:1
Fuel Type/System Gasoline/SEFI Gasoline/SEFI
Turbocharger No No
Supercharger No No

Transmissions

S-Class S550

A8 Sedan

Standard Transmission 7-Speed Automatic Overdrive 6-Speed Automatic Overdrive

Payload & Towing

S-Class S550

A8 Sedan

Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 109.40 100.30
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 16.30 14.60
Standard Towing (lb.) No data No data
Max Towing (lb.) No data No data
Standard Payload (lb.) No data No data
Max Payload (lb.) No data No data
Standard GVWR (lb.) No data No data
Max GVWR (lb.) No data No data

Braking & Traction

S-Class S550

A8 Sedan

4 Wheel Drive/All Wheel Drive N/A Std.
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std. Std.
Automatic Load-Leveling Std. Std.
Electronic Brake Assistance Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A
Locking Differential N/A Std.
Traction Control Std. Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System Std. Std.
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S-Class S550

A8 Sedan

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