2011 Audi A8 L W12 Quattro Road & Track

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2011 Audi A8 L W12 Quattro 2010 Beijing Auto

Audi reveals the long-wheelbase of its striking new A8 at the Beijing Auto along with a direct-injected of its powerful W-12 engine.

By Monticello April 27, 2010 / by John Lamm

Audi its all-new 2011 A8 at the Detroit Show this past It made sense, as the U.S. is a big for the A8, the fourth largest in the world, in But Audi reserved the Beijing Show for the world debut of the version, known as the A8 L. Strange to a huge Audi there?

Turns out, not at all. The growing Chinese market is only to Germany in terms of A8 sales. Further, the A8 is sold in only in L long-wheelbase form, as who is anyone gets chauffeured in China, an Audi official

Hence the reason Audi builds A4 L and A6 L models at its Changchun the former built specifically for the market.

The major difference between the A8 and the A8 L is the 5.1 in. of space between the front and axles, giving a wheelbase of in. along with an overall of 207.4 in. The rear passengers see all the with longer doors for ingress/egress as well as interior that Audi classifies as

For the ultimate in chauffeured luxury, two power-operated rear seats can be These seats can also be or cooled and feature adjustable and a massage feature. As you would rear passengers have over their own air conditioning, 25 motors used to constantly temperature for the A8 L’s 4-zone

There’s also a folding a refrigerator and two 10.2-in. screens for entertainment.

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The A8 and A8 L will go on sale in the this fall, powered by a 4.2-liter V-8 (the A8 L 4.2 is actually the model in the U.S. market). But spring (2011), the A8 L will be with an improved version of W-12. FSI direct fuel and a bump to 6.3 liters (from bring the W-12 to 500 bhp (up from the engine’s 450) and 461 lb.-ft. of (up from 428). Yet Audi the new engine achieves a 12 percent in fuel consumption, despite the power. All A8s V-8, W-12 and wheelbases come standard Quattro all-wheel drive.

The W-12, though, will be available in long-wheelbase form (as the last generation), and in limited in the U.S.

The A8 L features an array of driver including Adaptive Cruise with Stop Go, Night Assistant with pedestrian Audi Lane Assist and Side Assist. Although the A8 with a Bose surround-sound standard, a 1400-watt, 19-speaker Olufsen system is optional for the in power and clarity.

We’ll to wait until we get closer to the launch this fall for pricing, but for now Audi says the new A8 maintain its relative position in the Figure close to $80,000 for the A8 and possibly $125,000-$130,000 for the A8 L W12.

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