Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 35. Chapters: Audi V8, Opel Vectra, BMW 5 Series, Porsche 964, BMW Z1, Mazda MX-6, Holden VN Commodore, Suzuki Escudo, Chevrolet Tracker, Fiat Tipo, Volkswagen Corrado, Renault 19, BMW K1, Blue Bird TC/2000, Buick Reatta, Tata TL, Cizeta-Moroder V16T, Ford EA Falcon, Maserati Karif. Excerpt: The Audi V8 (Typ 4C) 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. It was the first car from the Audi marque to use its namesake engine configuration - a V8 engine, and first Audi car to combine quattro system with an automatic transmission. Factory production commenced in October 1988, and ceased in November 1993, although sales of completed vehicles continued in 1994. The Audi V8 was replaced by the Audi A8 in 1994, although the A8 would not be sold in North America until the 1997 model year. Standard features for the Audi V8 included a 32 valve, twin double overhead camshaft (2xDOHC) V8 engine and a four-speed electronically controlled ZF 4HP24A automatic transmission providing Audi's quattro permanent four-wheel drive system. A five-speed (later in production six-speed) manual transmission was also available. Notable is also that Audi V8 had 2 sides galvanised body, with 10 year anti-perforation warranty (against corrosion). The Audi V8 was specifically designed to be a top of the range 'flagship' car, having as standard what is traditionally treated as an optional features like leather seating, and Audi's famous quattro 4wd (see standard features list). However, this was reversed with the introduction of Audi D2 A8, where the base model was equipped with the V6 engine providing much smaller power, front-wheel drive, also diesel engines were introduced, quattro as well as any luxury amenities like...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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