New Audi A8: the More luxurious and self-contained

The new Audi A8, 2018 arrives with more power, more luxury, driving and autonomous microhibridación in all their engines, in order to reduce the fuel consumption.

LGerman firm has just introduced in the framework of this Summit which takes place in the city of Barcelona, to the fourth generation the Audi A8, which comes with many new developments, loaded technology and maintaining a style outside conservative.

In terms of design here, there is no big news, as is usual in the brand of the four hoops to the body of the new Audi A8 2018 is presented as an evolution of the previous model, in line with the usual for the brand for sedans; which only seem to vary their dimensions.

however the new Audi A8 debuts a new design language with some subtle modifications, which include a grille Singleframe of larger dimensions, headlights HD Matrix LED and a few riders rear OLED that are combined with a strip horizontal that connects. The new A8 has 5,17 meters in length, while its elongated version added to its wheelbase 13 centimetres additional.

But what is important here is what happens on the inside, which added to the most recent technologies of the German brand, including a system of driving assistance provided a high degree of automation. Its interior is luxurious and very spacious, with a higher habitability compared to the outgoing model.

The rear seats are thermal, and include multiple settings and support for the feet with massage function, in addition to other elements of comfort to make the life of passengers more comfortable, as the headrest of the comfort seats with massage or the reading lights with technology HD Matrix.

Also includes technologies driving autonomous level 3 that will be introduced over the next year. This system will provide assistance in traffic jams, valet parking and aparacamiento assisted in the garage, in both cases manejabas from the mobile phone, etc

The offer initial mechanical includes a new engine TFSI V6 3.0-liter with 340 HP, in addition to a new diesel TDI 3.0-liter with 286 HP of power. Later will be added to the offer a TFSI V8 4.0-liter with 460 HP and a TDI V8 4.0-liter with 435 HP, in addition to a W12 6.0-liter with more than 500 HP of power.

In all cases, the thrusters are attached to a small motor, starter-alternator, in combination with an electrical system of 48 V, a system of microhibridación that allows you to reduce the consumption of fuel to attend to the main engine. Subsequently added to the range the Audi A8 L e-tron Quattro, with a propulsion system plug-in hybrid, based on a gasoline engine TFSI 3.0-liter in combination with an electric motor and a combined output of 449 HP with a maximum torque of 700 Nm.