The German luxury car maker Audi has finally revealed the facelift version of its flagship model A8 L. With this updated model, company is offering superior design, hand built quality, lightweight construction and improved technology. The luxury car has been launched today i.e. on 5th May 2014 and available at all Audi dealerships across India.
Company has priced this new A8 L at whooping 1.12 crore for ex-showroom Delhi while 1.11 crore for ex-showroom Mumbai.
Audi has improved the A8 L’s engine technology and hence this new engine is more powerful and efficient. The updated A8 L is powered by one petrol and two diesel engines. While the petrol mill is a 4.0 liter TFSI V8 bi-turbo developing the max power of 435bhp, the two diesel mills are 3.0 liter TDI and 4.2 liter TDI churning out the max output of 250bhp and 385bhp respectively.
All variants of this car are geared up with 8-speed tiptronic gearbox and Audi’s Quattro system.
Space & Dimension:
The new Audi A8 L is 1510mm long, 1950mm wide and 1460mm tall. Here, in A8 L, L stands for long wheelbase and as name is saying it carries a wonderful wheelbase of 3120mm.
In its inside cabin, its elegant lines and generous spaciousness stands out. Audi is providing a wide range of options for the front seats which includes ventilation and massage functions in five programs. There are also many luxury features which are available in it as optional ones, these includes surround view camera, panoramic sunroof, air ionizer, head-up display, Audi wireless internet access, rear seat executive package, Bang & Olufsen surround sound system, park assist and many more.
The new A8 L gets matrix headlamps carrying 25 LEDs per unit which is liable to switch off or dimmed individually, as per the need and also delivers 966,105,422 various illumination configurations. Other than this, its exterior profile is designed by redesigned single framed grille, modified front bumpers and tail lamps.
Company is also providing customer’s option of customizing their A8 L as per their choice. The Audi A8 gets range of 111 exterior colors, 23 leather colors, 27 customizable parts and 12 wooden inlays. There is also an option for the customers to opt for personalized headrest logo, door sill trims and exclusive folding tables. Overall, there is a complete luxurious package available for its users.
Main Rivals in India:
In India, it will compete with Mercedes Benz S-Class, BMW 7-series and Jaguar XJ L.
Mr. Joe King, Head, Audi India said on the occasion, “2014 shall continue to be landmark year for Audi in India in terms of initiatives on the product and network front. With the launch of the new Audi A8L, I am confident that we will further consolidate our leadership position in the market. The new Audi A8L offers luxury connoisseurs in India excellent comfort, superb craftsmanship, strict lightweight construction and a broad portfolio of high-end technologies which truly reflect brand’s philosophy of Vorsprung durch Technik”
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