2018-2019 Audi is updating its flagship sedan A8. Vehicle Modernization became rather significant and affected line of powertrains. More new features innovative LED headlights Matrix LED and smart systems. Exterior changes include different bumpers, grille and a raised hood.
German sedan length of 5.14 meters, width 1.95, height 1.46, the length of the wheelbase is equal to 2.99 m. The manufacturer does not cease to struggle with excess weight of their vehicles. Modification A8 3.0 TFSI has a curb weight of 1830 kilograms, which is the best result among classmates. For those who are very impressive dimensions of the car seem modest, it is lengthened by 13 centimeters version A8L.
2018-2019 Audi A8 model year boasts adaptive headlights Matrix LED with 25 individual LEDs. Lights do not dazzle oncoming road users, highlight the turn and are able to interact with the navigation system MMI Navigation Plus.
The motor has a range sedan gasoline engines, diesel engines and hybrid power-plant. It opens a list of 3-liter TFSI power of 310 horsepower, before power was 290 l / s. V8 twin-turbo 4.0 TFSI now generates 435 horsepower. 2018-2019 Audi A8 with this unit under the hood accelerates from zero to hundred kilometers per hour in 4.5 seconds, and at low load, four of the eight cylinders are deactivated.
Diesel TDI volume of 3 liters develops power of 258 horsepower and nothing special stands out. Another motor TDI volume of 4.2 liters, an outstanding 385 horsepower, is notable for the huge torque of 850 Nm.
Under the hood, 2018-2019 Audi A8L W12 Quattro is a 12-cylinder, 500-hp engine working volume of 6.3 liters. Sedan in the combined cycle consumes 11.7 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers, and there is a merit system cylinder deactivation.
Sport modification 2018-2019 Audi S8 Quattro all-wheel drive equipped with a 4-liter TFSI engine capacity of 520 horsepower. 5-meter luxury sports car shoots from zero to 100 km / h in 4.2 seconds and consumes an average of 10.1 liters of fuel per hundred.
The hybrid version has a relatively modest 2-liter gasoline engine and electric motor, the total capacity is 245 horsepower with a torque of 480 Nm. Capacity lithium-ion battery lasts for three kilometers run in electric mode. As part of the fuel economy, too, all good, the car will spend in the combined cycle of 6.3 liters of gasoline.
All engines are paired with an 8-speed automatic Tiptronic gearbox and comply with the Euro 6 emission standard.
Modernization is not much impact on the cost of the sedan. In Germany, the new 2018-2019 Audi A8 will start in price from 74 500 euros. Much will depend on the ordered options, among which are the massage chairs, 4-zone climate control and multiple options for interior individualization.