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Audi A8 L

The new Audi A8 presents the future of the luxury class. In its fourth generation, the brand’s flagship model again provides the benchmark for Vorsprung durch Technik – with a new design language, an innovative touchscreen operating concept and a systematically electrified drive. The Audi A8 is also the first production automobile in the world to have been developed for highly automated driving. The passengers benefit from the increased dimensions – the Audi A8 L is longer than the standard version and has a 13 centimeter (5.1 in) longer wheelbase.

Combined fuel consumption in l/100 km: 7.8 - 5.6 (30.2 - 42.0 US mpg); Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 178 - 146 (286.5 - 235.0 g/mi) (Figures vary depending on engine/wheels/tires)


Technical details

Audi A8 L 55 TFSI quattro tiptronic (250 kW)
Engine type V6 engine
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 2995 / 84.5 x 89.0 / 11.2
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 250 (340) / 5000 - 6400
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 500 (368.8) / 1370 - 4500
Top speed in km/h (mph) 250 (155.3)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 5.7
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 7.8 - 7.5
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 178 - 171
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 1945 (4288.0) / 2020 (4453.3) / 2745 (6051.7)
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Technical specifications and data:
Audi A8 L 55 TFSI quattro tiptronic (250 kW)
Audi A8 L 50 TDI quattro tiptronic (210 kW)
Engine type V6 engine
Displacement in cc / bore x stroke in mm / compression 2967 / 83.0 x 91.4 / 16.0
Max. power output in kW (hp) / at rpm 210 (286) / 3750 - 4000
Max. torque in Nm (lb-ft) / at rpm 600 (442.5) / 1250 - 3250
Top speed in km/h (mph) 250 (155.3)
Acceleration, 0-100 km/h (0-62.1 mph) in sec 5.9
Combined fuel consumption in l/100km 5.8 - 5.6
Combined CO2-emissions in g/km 152 - 146
Unladen weight according to EU (excluding driver) / (including driver) / gross weight limit in kg (lb) 2000 (4409.2) / 2075 (4574.6) / 2700 (5952.5)
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Technical specifications and data:
Audi A8 L 50 TDI quattro tiptronic (210 kW)

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    Audi A8

    Audi has fundamentally reengineered the A8 in its fourth generation. With its stylistically defining design, top-rate suspension solutions, touchscreen operating concept and superlative comfort, the luxury sedan demonstrates Vorsprung durch Technik right across the board. One of the top innovations is the Audi AI traffic jam pilot, which no other competitor offers.

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