2018 Audi A8 latest news
|   Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Audi presents the new A8! The challenge for the engineers was to make the top model even better. That seems to be successful.

The new Audi A8 is the flagship of Audi. All the new technologies incorporated in it. As the flagship to autonomous driving in traffic, under certain circumstances. Also automatic parking with a smartphone is possible, without the driver sitting in the car.

Obviously running in the new A8 especially for luxury and comfort.
Therefore, the new model is provided with active suspension that counteracts movements of the carriage. Four wheel steering provides more maneuverability, so there is something to experience for the driver. Life in the new A8 plays mainly on the back, especially in the case of the 13 centimeter longer wheelbase A8L. Luxury seats with extended massage function are optional. Of course it is to adjust all electrically, by means of a removable touch-screen in the armrest. Audi promises that the new A8 provides significantly more space than before. The standard version of measurement in the longitudinal now 5.17 meters, 5 centimeters longer than before.

Almost no buttons

The dashboard is almost completely free of buttons, the control functions is via two touch screens. The lower one is for the basic functions such as the temperature and 'on black' can, as it is not used. The upper screen is 10.1 inches in size and seamlessly integrated into the dashboard. There is also a third screen that replaces the traditional counters. Audi says much attention having been paid to detail, such as the electrical opening and closing of the vents.

The new A8 is drawn according to the new design language of the brand, something that you can see above the even larger grille. Audi Audi would not be like the A8 does not have the latest lighting technology. The headlights are equipped with HD Matrix LED technology with lasers and in the rear seating OLEDs.

The engines are 'old friends', but with the addition of mild-hybrid technology driving the new A8 to 0.7 l / 100 km more economical. Thanks to a smart alternator, the engine can be turned off when the driver releases the gas works and the start / stop system smoothly. When sales started Audi offers a 3.0 TFSI petrol engine with 340 hp and a 286 hp 3.0 TDI diesel with. Later, following the 4.0 TFSI and TDI, with 460 and 435 hp. The majestic 6.0 W12 engine is planned, like the plug-in hybrid e-tron with 449 hp. This version is only 50 kilometers on electric drive.

The new Audi A8 is the end to the Netherlands this year. Prices are not yet known.
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