AUDI A8L Quick Review
Audi A8l has an elegant design, sumptuous quality, advanced lightweight construction and an abundance of high-end gadgets exemplify Audi’s flagship offering – the A8l. The car is the most luxurious model of Audi. The company will gradually be taking piloted driving functions such as parking pilot, garage pilot and traffic jam pilot into production.
Audi A8l signals the drawing of a new design era for the entire brand. The front end with the wide, upright single frame grille and the fluid, muscular body symbolize sporty elegance. The headlights of Audi A8l comes with LED technology and with laser lighting. The look of new Audi is finished by LED tail lamp strip.
The Audi A8l allows buyers to choose from a bunch of customizable combinations for upholstery and features. The premium features include ventilation and massage functions for the seats, adaptive air suspension with Audi drive select as standard, surround sound system, panoramic sunroof, head-up display, and many more. Leather interior, a full set of airbags and an electronic stability program are some more features to add on.
Let us know more about Audi A8l.
Dimension and capacity:
The Audi A8lis 5302mm in length; the width is 1945mm; the height is 1485mm with a ground clearance of 124mm unladen and a wheelbase of 3127mm. This car comes with a boot capacity of 505 liters. The passenger capacity of Audi A8lis 5, along with four doors. The Kerb weight is 2030kg whereas the gross weight is 2755kg. the car has a rear headroom of 995mm and a front headroom of 1051mm.
Engine and Transmission:
This car is equipped with a V6 petrol engine. The petrol engine comes with a displacement of 2995cc. The car is available in automatic transmission. The max power is 335.2bhp@5000-6400rpm, and the max torque is 500nm@1370-4500rpm. The sixcylinders have 4 DOHC valves. This car has an engine that is automatically transmitted with All Wheel Drive (AWD) type. The gearbox speed is 8 of Audi A8l. the engine has a TFSI fuel supply system.
Fuel and performance:
Audi A8l’s engine is a petrol engine with a mileage of 11.7kmpl per ARAI. The car can hit a top speed of 250kmph. The fuel tank capacity is 72 litres. BS VI is the Emission Norm Compliance of Audi A8l.
Suspension, steering, and brake:
Audi A8lis designed keeping in mind the passenger’s comfort withAir suspension both in front and the rear. It also has an electric steering wheel with Tilt and telescopic steering column. The shock absorbers type is Air Springs with continuous damping. The brake type in front is ventilated disc and rear are disc. The turning radius of the car is 6.3m. The car can accelerate from 0-100 in 5.7 seconds.
The safety of the passengers is the top priority of any car manufacturing company. Keeping that in mind and following the rules laid down by the government, the company has introduced all the necessary safety measures in the car.
The driver panel has a central locking key meant for the doors, and each door has a power lock. The anti-lock braking system is the top safety feature of Audi A8l. In addition, children’s safety is managed by child safety locks on all doors, the car also has a brake assist.
There are eight airbags in this car, the driver airbag, the passenger airbag, side front and side rear airbags. Rear view mirror is available for the passenger as well.
The rear seats are safe with seat belts. There is a rear seat belt warning on the desktop to indicate the driver’s safety. The car’s body is kept safe with both side and front impact beams. The Door Ajar warning does not let the engine of the car start unless all the doors are properly locked.
The driver’s seat is adjustable. There is also a crash sensor safety device in the car which slows or stops the car when it detects any collision. The tyre pressure monitor and the Vehicle Stability Control system helps the driver for better driving.
The driver can check the condition of the engine in the engine check monitor before commencing the journey. The headlamps are automatic, which means it automatically switches on and off depending on natural light. The tire pressure monitor keeps the driver aware of the condition of all the tires.
There is a rear camera that helps the driver to park the car without looking at the mirror. A new feature like follow Me Home headlamp is added to improve the overall look and safety of the car.
Comfort and convenience:
The steering of Audi A8lis power generated. The front andrear windows are power windows. There is air condition for summer and a heater for winter in this car. The steering is adjustable according to the height of the driver. The trunk opener is remote-controlled. There is a light in the trunk for better sight. A8l has a 4 Zone automatic climate control.
A8l has an indicator in the dashboard which blinks when the fuel is low. The headrest in the rear and front are adjustable. There is an armrest in the center of the rear seat.
There are cup holders in front and rear to hold your favorite hot or cold drinks. The dashboard has a navigation system and rear parking sensor. There is remote horn and light control and vanity mirror. The rear AC vents are meant to give the rear passengers proper comfort. The car comes with seat lumber support.
The A8l’s dashboard is equipped with an engine start/stop button and a voice control system. There are USB chargers both in front and rear. Parking sensor are present rear for smooth parking.
The Audi A8l comes with an ex-showroom price of Rs. 1.58 crores and an on-road price of 1.81 crores.
Audi A8l is available in eight beautiful colors. They are, Moonlight Blue Metallic, Navarra Blue Metallic, Seville Red Metallic, Terra Grey Metallic, Vesuvius Grey Metallic, Impala Beige Pearl effect, and Glacier White Metallic. The shades of Blue and Grey are the most liked and demanded among the buyers.
The Audi A8l is competing with some top brands like BMW 7 series, BMW 8 series, BMW M5, Mercedes-Benz AMG GLE Coupe, Maserati Quattroporte, BMW X7.
Let us get started with the pros and cons as sighted by the experts
- The design of the car is elegant with massive proportions
- The car is packed with features
- The design of the cabin is impeccable
- The car is expensive than the rivals
- Limited powertrain options
- Twin infotainment displays are fiddly to use
- The best car with great pickup. The car looks fabulous and it is very comfortable to ride on. The car dives very smooth on road.
- The car provides super riding experience. You could feel the power of the engine each time you pass the throttle.