By Evan Williams The all-new Audi A8 was just revealed yesterday, but there is already news leaking about the performance version: it’ll come as a hybrid.
The report is from Evo magazine, and the numbers are big. Evo said that the A8’s high-performance model, the S8, will come in S8 and faster S8 Plus forms. In this case, the Plus means green too. The S8 Plus is said to use a Porsche-sourced hybrid powertrain.
It’s the system from the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid. In that car, the twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 makes 550 horsepower from the engine and an extra 136 from the electric motor. The
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