/2011 Audi A8 L European Pricing Announced

2011 Audi A8 L European Pricing Announced

Audi A8 1 at 2011 Audi A8 L European Pricing Announced

Audi is ready to launch the long wheelbase version of their A8 flagship saloon as they announced the official pricing of the car for European market. This limousine is 5.27 meters (17.29 ft), which means it is 13 centimeters (5.12 in) longer than the standard models. All of this space has been used to create maximum comfort and convenience for rear passengers.

Like the normal A8, this car is available with a range of diesel and petrol engines. You get two three-liter V6 units: a TDI with 184 kW (250 hp) and a TFSI producing 213 kW (290 hp). As for the V8s, there’s two options here as well including a 4.2 liters TDI producing 258 kW (350 hp) and the FSI 273 kW (372 hp). But the best offer is indeed the magnificent 6.3 liter W12 petrol engine with 368 kW (500 hp).

Pricing starts form €79,900 for the 3.0 TDI; €80,400 for the 3.0 TFSI; €94,300 for the 4.2 FSI; €95,800 for the 4.2 TDI; and €137,000 for the W12.

Audi A8 2 at 2011 Audi A8 L European Pricing Announced

Audi A8 L

Body

* Lightweight and yet ultra-strong aluminum body with ASF design
* 13 centimeters longer than the standard version, measures 5.27 meters (17.29 ft)
* Timelessly elegant and harmonious lines, optional LED headlights
* Panoramic sunroof comprising two glass elements

Interior and controls

* Power-adjustable individual rear seats, with luxurious relaxation seat available as an option
* Craftsman-level fit and finish, generous list of standard and optional equipment
* Advanced MMI control system standard; as MMI touch navigation system with pioneering character recognition

Assistance and safety systems

* Night vision assistant with pedestrian marking, adaptive cruise control with stop & go function, additional high-performance driver assistance systems
* New Audi pre sense safety system for avoiding accidents and for minimizing their consequences

Infotainment systems

* Latest generation navigation system tightly networked with the assistance systems
* State-of-the-art online services including WLAN hotspot, high-end audio systems

Drivetrain

* Two TDI and three gasoline engines, with power ranging from 184 kW (250 hp) to 368 kW (500 hp)
* Groundbreaking efficiency: 3.0 TDI emits only 176 grams CO2 per km (283.24 g/mile) Twelve-cylinder FSI with a displacement of 6.3 liters
* Newly developed, electronically controlled eight-speed tiptronic standard quattro all-wheel drive standard, sport differential available for the rear axle

Chassis

* Lightweight suspension, balanced axle load distribution
* Audi drive select driving dynamic system including standard air suspension and adaptive damping, optional dynamic steering

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