After teasing the new 2014 A8 L facelift on its official Facebook fan page, the German luxury car maker Audi has launched its flagship in India. Most of the changes are cosmetic and the most interesting of them are the new matrix headlamps.
Audi has always been the pioneer in terms of LED lighting and they take it to a whole new level by bringing out the world’s first fully electric and glare free headlamps, which look straight out of an Issac Asimov novel! The high-beam comprises of 25 small, individual LEDs per unit that can be switched on and off or dimmed individually as needed, delivering a mind boggling 966,105,422 different lighting formations.
This enables the headlamps assembly to react to incoming or prior vehicles and blank out light with meticulous precision, while continuing to fully irradiate the rest of the road.
The engine hood, the single-frame grille and the front bumper are even more sculptured making the car seem bigger and more muscular. The rear end of the car has been completely redesigned making it look broader even though the size remains the same. Chrome strips have been included in the tail lamps which has ‘love it or hate it’ design.
Audi A8L Engine Options:
The new A8 L is offered in a choice of three engine options:
- 4.0L TFSI twin turbo V8 petrol producing 435PS of power pulling the beast to a 100 in 4.6 second.
- Torque monster 4.2L TDI V8 diesel producing 385 PS of power.
- 3.0L TDI diesel producing 250 PS of power and focussed primarily towards efficiency
The Quattro and Audi drive select system come as standard. The transmission duties are performed by the 8-speed tiptronic gearbox.
Audi A8 L Brochure:
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The new Audi A8L is an epitome of luxury offering a wide range of options for the front seats, including ventilation and massage functions in five programs. There are many additional options for the owners to pamper themselves with, including the rear seat executive package, Bang & Olufsen Surround Sound System, Surround View Camera, panoramic-sunroof, air-ioniser, head-up display and Audi Wireless Internet Access.
The company offers countless levels of customisation; to give an idea, the car is available in 111 exterior colours, 23 leather colours, 27 customizable parts and 12 wooden inlays. The customers can also go for a personalised head rest logo and exclusive folding tables.
2014 Audi A8 L Price:
The luxury sedan can be your at an ex-showroom Delhi price or Rs 1,12,95,000 ie 1 Crore 12 lakhs and 95 thousand of those green papers!