Car Review 2014 Audi A8 L 3 0 TDI

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Car Review: 2014 Audi A8 L 3.0 TDI


Full by Andy: Diesel Worship

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If such a list of existed for the auto industry, the Audi A8 L 3.0 TDI sedan would be included. Devotees have pleading and praying to the Automotive to bring diesel power to and finally, God and Uncle Sam answer.

General Motors’ slipshod duds from the 1980s, have been loath to diesel back into the conscious. The diesel faithful been holding onto though, and this year, unleashes one of the coolest diesel-powered to ever run in America: the A8 L TDI.

The A8 is Audi’s flagship vehicle: discrete, and opulent, tailor-made for White-Collar Highness. At $78,000, it is not Yet among ultra-luxury executive it has a reputation as a bit of a bargain, and the all-new A8 TDI builds on that foundation.

sedans are both big and fast, and means greedy. Many to achieve 25 mpg on the highway, yet the A8 achieves up to 36 With a range of almost 900 it is a veritable camel. Its turbocharged V6 produces a gargantuan 406 lb-ft of most of it available at start-up.

An automatic gearbox, Audi’s eight-speed automatic with paddle shifters, directs to all four wheels. In normal the rear wheels adopt 60 of the available power. Quattro drive monitors the road in to instantly respond to road and it may route up to 100 percent of the power to the wheels when necessary.

80+ images of the Audi A8 TDI).

athlete knows that one drinks makes a difference in the The A8 is no different. It drinks diesel, and means it has enough torque to up its own tornado. The 4,600-pound beast to 60 mph in a mere 6.4 seconds.

Yet unlike mortals, the A8 runs the race nary a murmur, wiggle, or It rides smooth as silk. It is to what the Geo Metro is to, well, not

Now, there are some saps that are quick to the A8 because it drinks diesel. Yet the A8 has no clatter, aces stringent tests, and is negligibly more than gasoline-powered competitors. to be frank, no one will purchase the A8L because of what it drinks.

The A8 TDI be bought on the basis of its prestigability.

is prestigability? It is the mashing of two words – and usability – and the intersection of two ways of When a buyer who makes purchases a car, he or she prioritizes

When a customer who rakes up purchases a car, he or she seeks The A8 pitches camp at the junction.

To the $35,000 car customer: Keep on The A8 L is bigger than your With its long wheelbase, it has quite a bit more space in the than the front (more 40 inches of legroom).

Its trunk, is little bigger than a Corolla’s.

The A8’s most calling card is its attention to All four windows are one-touch the headlamps clean themselves heated water; the MMI infotainment responds to the touchscreen, voice and a handwriting pad; all seats are and swathed in supple animal Where does the list It does not.

The forthcoming Mercedes-Benz S-Class will pose a credible threat, but as of now the A8 has the best interior in the game.

To the $350,000 customer: The Audi A8 TDI make a great addition to garage! Consider this: The is almost completely customizable. front seats feature power-adjustability; the driver’s seat has functions, and the steering wheel and telescopes for the best fit.

and forward visibility is augmented by sensors. When muggy arrive, four-zone automatic control keeps each comfy and cozy. On rainy the power sunroof and rear may be closed. (See all features ).

If 2013, the Audi A8 TDI would no worthwhile competitors. However, the and sumptuous Mercedes E250 and the sporty and affordable BMW 535d are formidable rivals for the new year. The BMW undercuts the Audi by more $20,000, although it is neither as nor as luxurious, and the E250 BlueTec record-busting gas mileage.

But then again, whoever about more idols?



3.0-liter turbocharged V6: 240 horsepower/406 pound-feet of torque

shiftable automatic transmission


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