2010 Audi A8 L Review Car Reviews

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While not the most powerful or luxury sedan, the A8 is not without its

When long-distance low-level is required, there’s really no option than an imperious sedan. SUVs and crossovers are too bouncy and thirsty, and the Japanese and offerings just don’t have the charisma.

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1. The A8 comes as a standard wheelbase or wheelbase model, priced at and $78,400 ($95,000 and $100,000 respectively.

2. All A8s get a 4.2-liter V8 with and 325 ft-lbs of torque.

3. The S8 model a 450-hp V10 and the A8 W12 with a 450-hp engine have both dropped for 2010.


The A8 is available in two wheelbase lengths, the at $74,500 ($95,000 CAD); the one (which gives immense seat room) starting at ($100,000 CAD). All models are on a similar chassis to the Bentley series, but using lighter with a full air suspension and wheels.

The styling is aging with Audi’s more curvier offerings, like the S5, but still plenty of character The front grille and headlights are recognizable, but the rest is three-box In dark colors, the A8 L is a true not attracting unwanted attention.

take one glance and assume just another of the kazillion on the road, only a bit bigger.

V8 ENGINE DELIVERS PASSABLE

The only issue comes the 4.2-liter FSI V8 that produces at 6800 rpm and 325 ft-lbs of torque at rpm. Compared to the other in this class, that’s average, and while it makes a noise when revved, the power from either the V10 in the S8 or the once-optional 6.0-liter W12 would be appreciated. Still, the A8 L will run 0-60 mph in 5.9 seconds, with top limited to 130 mph in North America.

an Audi, power is split to all wheels through the company’s all-wheel drive, with a Tiptronic transmission. The usual of safety features, like ABS EBD and ESP makes this big saloon easy to drive quickly.

An optional Sport Package includes gorgeous 20-inch a three-spoke steering wheel and defaults for the air suspension’s Dynamic, and Automatic settings.

You’d be at how responsive a car longer than pickups can handle. Ultimately its lb. curb weight impedes its although that’s about when compared to its rivals. is decent at 16/23 mpg (city/highway).

STANDARD, EVEN MORE

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Toys? Tons. Standard includes adaptive bi-xenon a parking system with camera, power glass tinted windows, and power-assisted and door closers.

For the gadget-o-philiac, there’s the Audi MMI Navigation with DVD, premium audio, Bluetooth and satellite radio are all part of price as well.

Our tester dual-pane laminated security ($600) which improved noise, the Technology Package adaptive cruise control and the biggest toy of them all, the Olufsen advanced sound with the tweeters that majestically from the dash Along with the Sport that’s a solid $13,000 in

Things start to get ridiculous you play with the ‘Exclusive’ You can have the headliner covered in for $1,500. Or you can have most of the and every other surface in leather for an added $6,400.

aside, the A8 L is remarkable in its abilities as a cruiser. Its 14.6 cubic of trunk space is enough for a away with four and the rear-seat space is stretched-limo The front seats do come some criticism for tall as they just don’t built for six-footers.

THE VERDICT

The Audi’s immediate include the BMW 750Li xDrive the Lexus LS 460 L AWD ($77,260) and the Mercedes-Benz 4MATIC ($93,600). The Audi trumped in power by all of them, but the Lexus is less expensive.

All of halo models offer own suite of must-have technology, so at price point, it’s to recommend one over another. The is opulent, the new BMW too compromised, and the Lexus too Despite its age, the A8 makes a case for your shopping if your shopping dollar is at a six-figure luxury car in this

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