In anticipation of the new generation of the flagship Audi A8 sedan in Ingolstadt decided to expose the next model of modernization.
New level of equipment and lower emissions – key innovations updated Audi A8 2016 model year. In addition, the car has received a line of upgraded engines TDI, an expanded list of options, as well as a new version of Sport, reminiscent in style version of the S8.
The updated Audi A8 will be available in both standard and long version, as well as a wide range of powertrains, including hybrid. Top version with the extended base is offered as a hybrid drive, and with the 6.3-liter 500-horsepower gasoline W12. Another innovation – the 4.0-liter 520-horsepower engine family TFSI with the system off of the cylinder, which is equipped with a standard version of the S8 base.
A choice of several engines TDI. So the power of 3-liter V6 has increased from 258 to 262 hp, a CO2 emissions are reduced from 155 to 149 g / km. A more powerful 4.2-liter V8 TDI retains its capacity unchanged (385 hp, 850 Nm), but managed to reduce CO2 emissions from 194 to 189 g / km.
In addition to the three previous version of the novelty has received complete sets Sport, who designed for machines with a standard base. Externally, the Sport version is very similar to the modification of S8, underscoring the distinctive front bumper with the developed wing, as well as the original 19-inch alloy wheels with seven double spokes.
The updated Audi A8 is already available in the salons of the European dealers and Sport version is expected in June.