2015 Audi A8 First Look

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2015 Audi A8 First

Aug 20, 2013

Although the fourth-generation A8 is only four years and just received significant updates for the 2013 model Audi isn’t resting on the laurels – after all, is a new Mercedes-Benz S-Class in town to with. While an all-new luxury sedan is still ways away, the 2015 A8, and S8 models do receive a modest just in time for a public at the 2013 Frankfurt motor

Notice the new headlamp assemblies, boast a sweeping, fan-like Technologically speaking, they’re as as they look – but they be found on 2015 Audi A8 sold in North America. offered LED headlamps on the A8 for quite time, but these new Matrix LED are unique in that individual can be dimmed, allowing the headlamp to light away from traffic without the use of mirrors or The lack of discrete high- and modes, however, puts the at odds with federal vehicle standards.

Although Audi (and which has a similar system in use on the 2014 S-Class) hopes will amend the rule in the future, but for now, North A8s make do with standard LED

Mechanically speaking, the new 2015 A8 is essentially left unchanged. Europe receives five different powertrain options, an A8 Hybrid that pairs a 2.0-liter four-cylinder with an motor, the North American portfolio is far less complicated, and is unchanged from the 2014 Base cars make do a 333-hp, 3.0-liter supercharged though buyers can step V-8 power with the 2015 A8 which boasts a twin-turbocharged V-8.

For 2015, that sees its power rise 15 hp to 435 hp.

Audi isn’t sure the cost of the A8 Hybrid necessarily fiscal sense in our market, but a TDI variant is offered for aristocrats with fuel economy. The 2015 A8L 3.0 TDI continues to utilize a turbo-diesel V-6 that produces 240 hp and 406 of torque and, more is EPA rated at 24/36 mpg city/highway.

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gluttons of power need step up to 2015 Audi top two trims. The sport-oriented S8 makes use of a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 as the A8 4.0T, but a stout 520 hp and 481 lb-ft on tap — to propel the short-wheelbase A8 to 60 mph in roughly 3.9 For those who prefer their served as smoothly as possible, the A8L W12 continues to utilize a 6.3-liter engine, with 500 hp and 463 hp on tap.

For 2015, the W12 gains cylinder which idles six cylinders light load — no feat, considering the engine three banks of four

Regardless of the engine selected, American 2015 A8s utilize an automatic transmission and Audi’s Quattro all-wheel drive

As has long been the case, the A8 continues to offer sumptuously cabins and fanciful technologies. For the sedan gains a new active system that can self-park the a head-up display, and active assist, which can apply steering adjustments to help the car in a given lane. Customers a new palate of colors and trims for interior décor, including a poplar veneer and a fine ash with a brownish-gold hue.

Although these changes are at best, a more substantial isn’t that far in the future. An all new A8 is already under development, and is to be readied for production in 2015 or Until that time, for the updated 2015 A8 range to in Europe this November, by a U.S. introduction sometime in 2014.

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