Audi A8 L • Price, Variants & Specifications
Audi has launched its upgraded version 2014 Audi A8 L in India.The revamped model of A8 L comes in a refreshing look with revised features, bumper , modified single piece grille and with better boot space. The new model has got optional Matrix LED headlights which is unique to this version. Ultra lightweight technology and ASF aluminum construction has been used in this sedan. The car comes with more efficient engine and minor tweaks in its exterior and interior. The new Audi A8 L now gives a choice for the users to personalize their car with its available 100 exterior colors and 23 interior colors and 12 wooden inlays. The upgraded A8 will be available in India only in its long wheelbase specification. Audi A8 L facelift with three engine options are available in India. This new A8 L facelift is priced at 1.12 crore in India.
Audi A8 L Variants
Engine and performance
Two diesel and one petrol engines are offered to Audi A8 L facelift. 4.0-liter V8 Bi-Turbo TFSI petrol engine is capable of churning out 435 PS and a torque of 580 Nm. 3.0 -liter V6 TDI diesel engine can churn out a power of 258 PS and 580 Nm of torque and 4.2 TDI diesel engines can churn out a power of 385 PS and 850 Nm of torque. The torque for 3.0-liter TDI version has been increased by 30Nm. Fuel efficiency has increased by 20%.The model comes to the market with Audi drive select system as standard feature and an eight-speed tiptronic gearbox with quattro all-wheel drive.
The unique Matrix LED headlight which comprises of 25 individual LEDs that react precisely to the oncoming vehicles by adjusting the high beam and illuminating the road as required is one of the most attractive feature of Audi A8 L new model. The rear doors are comparitively large which makes the passenger to get inside easily and the panoramic glass roof where both the glass roof can be elevated are also new options for this model. New bonnet , grille, tail lamps, boot lid and less rounded front bumper gives A8 L a new classy view.
New Audi A8 L allow buyers to customize the features according to their need by choosing colors, opting different combinations for upholstery, headrest logo, exclusive folding tables and door sill trims. It offers Bang & Olufsen Surround sound system, massage function for seats, head-up display and adaptive air suspension with Audi drive select. It also gets a new wood and leather trim levels which makes it more natural but luxurious. Better legroom, audio tweeters rising up from the dashboard and LED strips along the headliner are also its special interior features. Red and white standard lighting scheme makes it more pleasing and traditional.
Features and Specifications
New A8 L is equipped with many standard optional features. Navigation system with SiriusXM Traffic, 14 speakers, heated and power adjustable front seats, HD radio, Bluetooth connectivity, dual-zone automatic climate control system, power steering, a rear parking camera, power rear sunshade, Night Vision Assistant with Pedestrian Detection and Animal Detection etc are its special features for the new upgraded version.
With updation in the standard A8 model , Audi is going to be a market rider and a best competitor to other brands in India.