Audi presents refreshed model A8 for 2014. thus officially engaged in pursuit of new Mercedes S class. Approximately half of the lifetime of the current generation of its top sedan, Audi has also released a redesigned version of the A8, which should be on the market confront their rivals in the segment, and this is especially thinking of the Mercedes S-class.
2014 Audi A8 changes
When we talk about the design changes Audi is expected opted for evolutionary changes and it is particularly evident in the front bumper and grille. The 2014 Audi A8 in Germany comes with a standard LED headlights on the model-driven V8 engine, but it is an option. We can add another Matrix LED headlights, which consist of 25 light-emitting diodes, each of which can be independently turned on / off, depending on road conditions. Audi has unveiled the restyled model and a new type of sequential LED turn signal. The rear of the Audi A8 has also undergone some changes, got a redesigned brake lights also with LED technology, which are visually connected with a narrow chrome strip, instead of round. 2014 Audi A8 will be available in 12 colors, including five new ones, while be offered several dimensions alloy wheels, up to 21 inch.
2014 Audi A8 interior
Inside, Audi has equipped its prestigious limousine seats with massage, which can be internally ventilated. On the A8 and A8 L passengers are allowed behind the individual seating positions, and there are other accessories with luxury amenities, including a segment for resting the foot to be removed from the back of the front seats.
The company Audi took care of security aio entertain passengers on long journeys. That is refreshed A8 upgraded more security systems that were available in its predecessor, and there’s a optional Bang & Olufsen audio system, DVD player and two screens on the back of the front headrests, as well as the headset with Bluetooth connectivity for the rear passengers.
2014 Audi A8 engine
When it comes to the power unit 2014 Audi A8 will be powered by a 3.0-liter TFSI engine with 310 hp (228 kW), 4.0 liter TFSI twin-turbo V8 unit with 435 hp (320 kW) and 3.0-liter TDI diesel engine that produces 258 hp ( 190 kW) and 4.3-liter TDI engine with power output of 385 hp (283 kW). From non-standard models there is a version with an extended wheelbase A8 L W12 quattro, whose 6.3-liter engine develops 500 hp (368 kW) and the strongest S8 is equipped with 4.0-liter TFSI engine delivering 520 hp (380 kW).
Like merecedes or Audi is not left out with the hybrid version. Audi A8 Hybrid for in 2014. will have a propulsion system consisting of a 2.0-liter TFSI gasoline engines and electric motors with a combined power output of 245 hp (180 kW) and maximum torque of 480 Nm. Gasoline engine driving the front and electric rear wheels.
Audi has released data on consumption. The most economical model, 3.0 TDI consumes an average of 5.9 l/100 km in the combined cycle, while the cruiser A8 L W12 at the same distance burns 11.7 gallons of gasoline. The average consumption of the Audi S8 is 10.1 l/100 km. Hybrid has a fuel consumption of 6.3 liters, and this model is able to take on short distances, up to 3 km, moving solely on electric power, whereby they can develop a maximum of 100 km / h.
2014 Audi A8 price
The 2014 Audi A8 will debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2013, and the first sales will be found in the domestic German market in November at a starting price of 74,500 euros.
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