The Audi A8 luxury sports sedan is supremely stylish has ground-breaking technology and delivers great driving pleasure. This car the roads in India in three performance-oriented variants that include two petrol variants - 4.2 Quattro and 6.0 Quattro and one diesel variant - 3.0 TDI Quattro. The A8 is propelled by powerful engines, a 4.2-litre V8 generates 335 bhp and a 6.0L W12 generates 444 bhp, whereas the 3.0L turbo diesel churns out a power of 224 bhp. A flawless 6-speed Tiptronic transmission with dynamic shift program is standard on all the variants. The richly built interior is highly comfortable. A chic looking exterior adorned with stylish LED taillights and an attractive single-frame grille is undoubtedly an attention grabber. Audi A8 is going to give a tough competition to BMW Gran Turismo, Jaguar XF, BMW 7 Series, Volkswagen Phaeton, BMW 6 Series and Mercedes Benz S Class. Audi A8 has stunning exterior and wears a aggressive an similar looks to other models from its black suit family. It offers refined ride and comes with three powerful engine options - two petrol and one diesel. The exteriors of A8 feature Audi's luxurious design, as found in other vehicles in its product line. The sedan comes with capacious interiors that feature ergonomic seats and create the perfect ambience for a relaxing ride.
Audi A8 3.0 TDI quattro 2967cc, Automatic, Diesel, 8.3 - 15.8 kmp
Audi A8 4.2L quattro 4163cc, Automatic, Petrol, 6.4 - 9.5 kmpl
Audi A8 6.0L quattro W12 5998cc, Automatic, Petrol, 4.8 - 7.4 kmpl
Mileage, Average and Fuel Economy
Audi 8 has three powerful engine options - two petrol and one diesel. The two petrol variants are 4.2 Quattro and 6.0 Quattro and one diesel variant is 3.0 TDI Quattro. The all luxurious carriers are expected to give tremendous fuel efficiency, something Audi is good at. The petrol variants of Audi A8 offers a mileage of appox 5 to 6kmpl in the city and 8 to9kmpl on the highway while the diesel variant gives a mileage of 8 kmpl on city roads and 15 kmpl on highways. It has a Fuel tank capacity of 90 liters.
Audi 8 is availble in both petrol and diesel variants. It has two petrol variants - 4.2 Quattro and 6.0 Quattro and one diesel variant - 3.0 TDI Quattro. Audi A8 4.2L, petrol variant gives 372 PS of maximum power at 6800 rpm while it churns out 445 Nm of peak torque at 3500 rpm. The diesel 2967 cc 3.0 TDI quattro engine is expected to generate 290 PS of highest power at 4850-6500rpm and 550 Nm of peak torque at 1500-3000 rpm. Audi A8 L 6.0 Quattro W12's engine can run at a maximum power of 450PS @6200rpm (PS@rpm) and a maximum torque of 580Nm @4000rpm.
The stylish design of Audi A8 is striking enough to impress everyone at the very first glance. The muscular trapezoidal unit in the front, formed by the combination of the lower and upper sections of the radiator grille, adds to the intricacy in the design of the sedan. The dynamic build embodies quality vehicle, featuring sleek front headlamps, dynamic grille and stylish rear design. Its exterior dimensions include length-5192 mm, width-1894 mm, and height of 1455 mm. It has a wheelbase of 3074 mm, tyre size of 255/55 R18, turning radius of 6 m and overall Kerb weight is 1880. In fact, this is perhaps the identifying feature of Audi A8. The sparkling LED tail lamps adorn the rear-end of the vehicle. The headlight cluster of Audi A8 sports LED daytime running lights, turn indicators and xenon headlamps. In order to give additional safety, the car is loaded with fog lamps at both front ends. The outside rear view mirrors are body colored and electronically powered. The roof arch is given a liner shape and might be available in different colors. The rear side view of Audi A8 is sporty and majestic as well. The tail lights cluster is in prominent shape giving it an aggressive look.
Audi 8 is a luxurious sedan segment car with matchless and dynamic interiors. The seats have been arranged to provide you the comfortable journey. The interior of Audi A6 is very attractive with irresistible look and this head turner is sure to attract the car lovers in just a glance. The beautifully designed steering wheel is enough to tell you the attractive story of its making. The steering wheel is electronically powered and has mounted audio controls. Designed with utmost precision, it has plenty of headroom and legroom within the front cabin. The car has LED ambient lighting package which will illuminate the interior of Audi A8. It includes Roof module, 2 colour light strip/3 colour reflected light, Light strip between grab handles in 2 colours, LED Footwell lights (front and rear) in 2 colours. LED entry lights (x4), Illuminated door pockets again in 2 colour LEDs, Colour choice (Ruby, Ivory, Polar) can be controlled via MMI, Light guide for front and rear doors, 3 colour LED. The sedan is decked with amazing interior comfort features like Front and rear floor mats, 4-spoke leather multi-function steering wheel with gear-shift paddles, Keyless Go, Auto-dimming rear view mirror, Lower inlays in highly polished black, Upper inlays in walnut brown, Front sunvisors with illuminated vanity mirrors, Comfort front centre armrest. Split for driver and passenger with fold-up storage compartments; horizontally and vertically adjustable and Cloth headlining (colour dependent on chosen upholstery).
Engine Capacity and Performance
Audi 8 is availble in both petrol and diesel variants. It has two petrol variants - 4.2 Quattro and 6.0 Quattro and one diesel variant - 3.0 TDI Quattro. Audi A8 4.2L, petrol variant gives 372 PS of maximum power at 6800 rpm while it churns out 445 Nm of peak torque at 3500 rpm. The diesel 2967 cc 3.0 TDI quattro engine is expected to generate 290 PS of highest power at 4850-6500rpm and 550 Nm of peak torque at 1500-3000 rpm. Audi A8 L 6.0 Quattro W12's engine can run at a maximum power of 450PS @6200rpm (PS@rpm) and a maximum torque of 580Nm @4000rpm. The engines are blessed with 8-speed tiptronic transmission with electronically transmitted shift information and Dynamic Shift Programme (DSP).
Audi 8 has 18 Alloy Wheels to make the look more attractive and stylish. It is loaded with a puncture resistant tubeless tyre with a size of 235/55 R18, that is of great help in off roading capability. It has a great wheel base of 3074 mm.
Braking and Handling
Audi 8 is loaded with the ventilated discs brakes at the Front as well as at the rear which stops the car instantly even when emergency brakes are applied. The disc brakes become more effective with Anti-lock braking system (ABS) with EBD. For better handling and comfort, advanced suspensions are fitted in Audi A8. A broad wheelbase further adds to it making a better option in the segment. It also comes with front independent and rear non-independent shock absorbers. Its front Four-link front suspension, double upper and lower wishbones, anti-roll bar, air suspension and rear Self-tracking trapezoidal-link axle with wishbone, anti-roll bar, air suspension makes the handling of huge sedan more comfortable.
Handling and Safety
Audi A8 is loaded with many advanced safety features like automatic headlight activation, automatic windscreen wipers, coming home/leaving home function and sun band for windscreen, Pre-sense basic, which provides you with comprehensive preventive protection. This advanced safety system can detect an imminent collision and tighten the seatbelts, close the sunroof and windows, and activate the hazard warning lights to alert other drivers. It is also expected to come with Automatic headlight range adjustment, Cruise control, Headlight washers, Audi backguard head restraints, Sideguard head airbag system, Airbags, full size, for driver and front passenger, LED rear lights, Audi Space Frame (ASF) construction with aluminium chassis, Rear fog-lights, Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) with two stage de-activation, Electromechanical parking brake and Electronic Differential Lock (EDL) traction control.