2018 Audi A8 Comes As Fourth Generation

If you know Prologue concept then you can predict all future Audi models. Why is that? In fact, Audi lineup is based on this concept. For example, those have different sizes and some distinctive details. Namely, the German manufacturer will during 2017 unveil the fourth generation of Audi A8. It is large sedan which brings new design, powerful engines, a new platform and more. Furthermore, the 2018 Audi A8 will have impressive technology such as competitors have. And then we are wondering who those are. Some of the most popular are Mercedes-Benz S-class and the BMW 7-series. To return to the subject, it is very large, but it’s easy to manage. This is backed up with a fact that new model has semi-autonomous technology which contributes to set goal. That’s not all; the carmaker also adopts special controls with fast response in any situation.

2018 Audi A8-front view

2018 Audi A8 Exterior Updates

By the way, the manufacturer builds new 2018 Audi A8 on the latest MLB platform. It is taken from Audi Q7 and Volkswagen Touareg. The exterior design looks something different especially nose which is a longer. If you go deeper into design then you notice wider “Singleframe” grille and new headlights. The lights come with LED technology, sleek shape, and provide better visibility. In some details 2018 A8 looks like siblings especially Audi A4. On the photos, rest of body is covered with camouflage and we don’t see anything new from what we’re used to. For the observer, sedan seems like a huge cruiser which is unchallenged on the road.

2018 Audi A8-rear view

2018 Audi A8 Engines

In the introduction, we talk about the platform, but we forget to tell how it will impact on the performance. Most important change is weight reduction, thanks to the aluminum-intensive structure. You can expect lighter and solid body compared to earlier. The 2018 Audi A8 power range includes a few units between V6 and V12. In depending on target market there are specific engines which will be available. We mention only new diesel V8 with 400 horsepower and W12 with a whopping 600 horsepower. When diesel option in question, we’re pretty sure it will not come to US market. Alternative powertrain such as an electric compressor could be an option. That means savings in fuel consumption and others. To sum it up, Audi sends torque via eight-speed automatic transmission on all four wheels. It is called Quattro system.

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2018 Audi A8 Interior & Price

Interior design comes with premium materials and new buttons on the central console. The main place takes digital dashboard. In addition, processes can be controlled using Traffic Jam Pilot smart system. What about infotainment system? There is a new generation of MMI Touch Response. The 2018 Audi A8 disposes of with a large number of advanced systems. Key competitors are Jaguar XJ, Lexus LS, and Tesla Model S. Price for new Audi A8 in the USA market will cost under the $90,000.

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