Audi A8 received a portion of the update

Audi A8 received a portion of the update

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.