Among the huge line-up by Audi in India, A8 L is one of the well appreciated models which have made its unique image since its launch. Here, L means long-base. It offers both petrol and diesel fuel units and also carries an impressive outside glimpse as well as luxuriant interior features. Let’s go deep to know more about this classy vehicle.
It’s a car for business-men and celebrities due to its high price range. By having four variants, its cost varies between 1.07-1.77 crore which depends upon the variant; more luxury variant obviously costs more price.
As mentioned above, this luxury car has total four variants, out of which two have diesel fuel while the other two have petrol. These four variants are named as A8L 3.0 TDI Quattro, A8L 4.2 TDI Quattro, A8L 4.2 FSI Quattro and A8L W12 Quattro.
Talking about diesel variants, the A8L 3.0 TDI Quattro has 2967cc, V6 diesel engine producing 247bhp and 550Nm of max output while the A8L 4.2 TDI Quattro is powered by 4134cc, V8 diesel engine and develops 346bhp and 800Nm.
On the contrary, the petrol variant A8L 4.2 FSI Quattro has 4163cc, V8 petrol fuel which churns out the max power n peak torque of 366bhp & 443Nm, respectively. Meanwhile, the other A8L W12 Quattro is equip with 6299cc, W12 petrol engine and responsible to develop excellent output of 493bhp and 625Nm.
These all powerful variants of luxury car are mated with 8-speed tiptronic transmission gearbox and also get Quattro permanent all-wheel-drive.
As per the mileage is concerned, these variants offer:
A8L 3.0 TDI Quattro diesel:
- 12.5 km/l (city)
- 17.2 km/l (highway)
- 15.1 km/l (combined)
A8L 4.2 TDI Quattro diesel:
- 9.7 km/l (city)
- 16.1 km/l (highway)
- 12.8 km/l (combined)
A8L 4.2 FSI Quattro petrol:
- 7.3 km/l (city)
- 13.5 km/l (highway)
- 10.3 km/l (combined)
A8L W12 Quattro petrol:
- 5.4 km/l (city)
- 11.1 km/l (highway)
- 8.06 km/l (combined)
Space & Dimension:
This luxury model by Audi is 5267mm long, 1949mm wide and 1471mm tall which offers seating capacity for four passengers and also carries the wheelbase of 3122mm, clear height of 165mm and car boot of 535 liters. Also, its fuel tank capacity is 90 liters and turning radius is 6.35 meters which is quite good and assists the car to easily turn even in city roads.
Audi is that brand which assures you with its material quality and luxury equipments. The list of available features in this premium car is so long and gives a royal feel undoubtedly. It gets leather seat upholstery, 4-spoke electronic steering wheel wrapped with leather, four-zone deluxe automatic air conditioner, comfort front centre armrest, front passenger seats adjustment from rear, cruise control, electrically adjustable front seats with memory function, electrically adjustable steering column, power assisted closing for doors, panoramic sunroof, vanity mirror at front as well as rear, individually electric seats for rear passengers, audio system along with remote, Bluetooth, 6 DVD changer and many more.
It provides a mesmerized look, towards which anyone can be attracted so easily. By having metallic paint at outside, a smooth and sharp reflection along with Xenon lights, LED daytime running lights, electrically folded exterior mirrors, automatically dimming with memory function, a long bonnet, 18 inches alloy wheels, turn indicators make this car wonderful and applauded. Company offers 11 attractive colors of this luxury car including eye catching Night blue.
Safety & Road handling:
Like the entire range of Audi models, this one is also embellished with that entire required safety features which is demanding now-a-days, also with many more to justify its luxury badge. It has Audi pre sense basic, full size airbags, side airbags (front, rear), head airbag system, first aid kid and warning triangle, space saving spare wheel, anti-theft wheel bolts, anti-theft alarm, tyre pressure monitoring system, ABS with EBD, traction control etc, list is long though.
On road, it gives a feel of luxury with its smooth riding due to the self-adjustable suspension and long wheelbase present in it. To assure you with the comfortable handling, it is designed with the well fitted all-drive-system, suitable suspension system. Also ventilated disc brakes are making its presence with ABS and EBD to provide a balanced ride and effective braking. It claims to achieve the 0-100 km/h with the top speed of 250 km/h in just 4.7-5.8 seconds (in petrol variants) and 5.6-6.2 seconds (in diesel variants).
- Badge of Audi, one of the luxuriant car brands
- Premium quality material n features list is too long
- Mileage could definitely be improved as per its powerful engine options
- Costly after-sale-services and maintenance
|Comparison of Audi A8 L|
|Comparison of Audi A8 L variants|