The Audi A8 is a four-door, full-size, luxury sedan manufactured and marketed by the German automaker Audi since 1994. Succeeding the Audi V8, and now in its fourth generation, the A8 has been offered with both front- or permanent all-wheel drive—and in short- and long-wheelbase variants. The first two generations employed the Volkswagen Group D platform, with the current generation deriving from the MLB platform. After the original model’s 1994 release, Audi released the second generation in late 2002, the third in late 2009, and the fourth and current iteration in 2017. The design of the A8 and A8 L was based on the Audi Prologue concept. The new generation, code-named D5 Typ 4N, was unveiled at the Audi Summit in Barcelona on 11 July 2017 and presented at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The standard wheelbase A8 went on sale in November 2017, and the long wheelbase A8 L was launched in 2018.
Petrol: 2995 cc, V6, Biturbo, TFSI, Volkswagen EA839 engine with 48 volt Mild Hybrid system, Roller cam follower, continuous intake and exhaust camshaft adjustment, hydraulic valve-play compensation / 2/2 inlet/exhaust valves per cylinder, Direct injection, lambda control, knock control, turbocharger, intercooler, 335 HP power, 500 Nm torque, 0-100 kmph in 5.7 seconds, 250 kmph top speed, 12 kmpl average, 82 litre fuel tank, 8-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission, 2030 kg kerb weight
1 Variant: 55 TFSI quattro
11 Upholsteries: White Valcona leather, Cognac Valcona leather, Grey Valcona leather, Silver Valcona leather, Blue Valcona leather, Brown Valcona leather, Red Valcona leather, Grey Nappa leather, Blue Nappa leather, Brown Unicum leather, Beige Valetta leather
2 Wheels: 19 inch cast grey 5-arm style aluminium wheel, 19 inch 15-spoke cast alloy wheel
14 Colours: Grey, Brown, Red, Blue, Green, Beige, Suzuka Grey, Terra Grey, Vesuvius Grey, Moonlight Blue, Navarra Blue, Seville Red, Impala Beige, White
Price: Rs. 1.57 crore (Ex-showroom, Delhi)