2018 AUDI A8
Audi has officially taken the cloak off from the new A8. The beautiful looking luxury sedan was put on display at the first ever Audi Global Summit held in Barcelona. The third generation model has been in distribution for years and it was time for a makeover. As it is always the case with Audi, the changes in the design are always minimal. Audi A8, now in its fourth generation, gets some changes in its exterior design and an exceptionally opulent interior with huge inducement towards future technology. It gets a wide grille and a pair of new better-looking headlights. Overall the looks are way better than before. Audi A8 is capable of Level 3 autonomous driving which is introduced for the first time in any automobile. Audi has come prepared with its A8 model in order to give tough competition to the new BMW 7 Series and the Mercedes S-class. Audi seems to be prepared to throw down its competitors although it will be quite thrilling to see which one of these actually triumphs in the market. It is going to put up some good competition for its rivals in the market. Let’s dive in to have a better understanding of this wonderfully designed car.
2018 AUDI A8 EXTERIOR
Audi A8 is a symbol of luxury and with the new headlights, it becomes even more appealing to the customers. No major changes have been made in this luxury sedan when it comes to the exteriors. The front face of the car is the place where the most significant changes have taken place. It has received a new wide grille so you can bid farewell to the old front look. This new design will make it look fresh and eye-catchy. The new set of LED headlights and fog lights is something to look out for. The mirrors on this car will be standing taller when compared to its predecessor. The taillights at the back have been redesigned and a thick chrome strip has been placed which goes parallel with LED strip. The A8 offers a remarkable safe and smooth drive as the cameras placed in the front scan the roads and let the suspensions know what to expect. The design combines exclusivity and prestige. The front is quite muscular. The LED stands out and gives it a dominating presence.
2018 AUDI A8 INTERIOR
The interior of the 2018 Audi A8 is a delight. The headroom is better and it is way more modern than the current versions. The interiors are luxurious and it lets you massage your back and feets. A new steering wheel with a better design has been introduced in the new Audi A8. The interiors provide ultimate refinement. The dashboard looks stunning with some wooden work on it. Rear seats in the Audi A8 are one of the roomiest ones offered in the market. Both the front and the rear seats are extremely comfortable. The standard 10.1-inch touch screen infotainment system has been provided along with a 19-speaker Bang & Olufsen audio system, the rear-seat get its own DVD entertainment system with dual 10-inch screens, and much more.
2018 AUDI A8 ENGINE
Audi will be offering various engine options globally, including a 4.0-liter TFSI V-8 with 460 hp, 3.0-liter TFSI V-6 with 340 hp, and diesel variants will also be made available. In U.S., a 3.0-liter turbo V-6 will be offered as the launch engine for the 2019 A8. A mild hybrid technology with a 48-volt electrical system has been provided in order to reduce the consumption in all the engine variants.8. The 3.0-liter V-6 engine will produce 340 horsepower while running on petrol while in the diesel variant the horsepower will drop to 286. The 4.0-liter V-8 will deliver 460 horsepower in its gasoline version while the diesel variant can be expected to produce 435 horsepower. Finally, the V-8 with the 6.0-liter W-12 engine can be expected to deliver a whopping 600 horsepower or more.
2018 AUDI A8 PRICE AND RELEASE DATE
It is obvious that a car like this is going to cost a lot. Audi says the A8 will cost from €90,600 in Europe and somewhat around £80,000 in the UK. The UK pricing has not been confirmed by Audi so there might be some change. 2018 Audi A8 is expected to go on sale towards the end of this year.
With everything said, A8 is the flagship car of Audi and it certainly looks like one. This car is a masterpiece and will surely be applauded for all that it offers. With its muscular looks and redefined interiors with numerous features, it will definitely make it big and give tough competition to the other brands.
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