Petrol engine range of Audi A8 starts with 3.0-Litre TFSI petrol unit that is capable of 285bhp and 310lb/ft torque. It takes 5.9 seconds to reach from 0-62m/h along with top speed of 155m/h. this performance is superb but this engine is considered as an entry level engine in this class. It is equipped with eight-speed TIP Auto automatic gearbox and four-wheel drive as standard. Its fuel average is not healthy one. It gives 32m/g along with 204g/km of Co2 emissions.
Second version of this 3.0-Litre TFSi unit is capable of 305bhp and 325lb/ft torque. It takes 5.5 seconds to get from 0-62m/h and top speed of this engine is 155m/h. fuel average of this petrol unit is acceptable and reasonable with 36m/g along with reasonable amount of Co2 emissions. Eight-speed TIP Auto automatic transmission along with four-wheel drive is as standard.
In 4.0-Litre TFSI category there are two engines, one of them is capable of 414bhp and 443lb/ft torque. it takes just 4.5 seconds to reach from 0-62m/h along with top speed of 155m/h. This is a V8 engine so always thirsty for the fuel. Its fuel average is 29m/g along with 221g/km of Co2 emissions. Eight-speed TIP Auto transmission and Quattro drive system is fitted with this unit as standard.
Second version of this engine is capable of 428bhp and 443lb/ft torque. With same sprint time and top speed this engine is as perfect as 414bhp version. Difference is in fuel consumption. This version gives 30m/g of fuel average along with 216g/km of Co2 emissions.
In 4.2-Litre FSI category there is a petrol engine that is capable of 366bhp and 328lb/ft torque. It is also good in performance with 5.5 seconds for 0-62m/h sprint along with top speed of 155m/h. fuel average of this petrol engine is 29m/g along with 219g/km of Co2 emissions. It is fitted with eight-speed TIP Auto gearbox and four-wheel drive unit as standard.
The fastest of all in the whole engine range is Audi’s 6.3-Litre petrol unit. It is capable of 493bhp and 461lb/ft torque. It is capable to take this luxurious and big saloon from 0-62m/h within 4.5 seconds along with top speed of 155m/h. Its fuel consumption is very high and gives just 25m/g of fuel average along with 254g/km of Co2 emissions. It is also fitted with eight-speed TIP Auto automatic gearbox and four-wheel drive unit as standard.
Audi has used a 2.0-Litre TFSI petrol/hybrid engine that is capable of 241bhp and 354lb/ft torque. It takes 7.5 seconds to reach from 0-62m/h along with top speed of 146m/h. Fuel consumption of this engine is good with 44m/g along with 147g/km of Co2 emissions. It is a four-cylinder and sixteen-valve engine and equipped with Eight-speed TIP Auto automatic gearbox and front-wheel drive unit as standard.
Audi A8 is one of the superb saloons to drive that offers extreme driving experience. Audi A8 engines are good in performance and their combination with Quattro drive system is considered the best of this class. It offers nice and comfortable drive with exceptional luxurious behavior. Audi A8 is great on motorway and does well on country side lanes due to its efficient Drive Select System. This system helps the driver to select the throttle response, steering-wheel and transmission adjustments along with to control air pressure in suspensions according to the surface under its tires. This system gives and offers extreme luxury for the occupants without any concern of the surface underneath.
When we talk about features of Audi A8, there is no discrimination of equipments in different trim levels. Audi A8 is available in different trim levels but all standard features and equipments are available in all models of any trim level. That’s why it has become a pricy tag to buy. All models are equipped and fitted with superb, elegant and operational features generally. Audi has made amendments and changing in its standard equipments and features on demand by its clients otherwise all Audi A8 has a set pattern of their built.
It is not easy to make a luxurious vehicle of world standard with plenty of features those are also unique and of extreme quality and standard. Audi A8 is available in 18-inch alloy wheels, LED headlamps and daytime running lights. All seats are wrapped in classy leather fitted with electrically heated and adjusted. Bluetooth connectivity along with iPod control stereo system, DAB digital radio and high class infotainment system is fitted in this A8 saloon.
Parking sensors, reverse camera along with front camera and keyless start, keyless entry, keyless boot opening system is installed in Audi A8. Anti-lock braking system, dual zone climate control, cruise control, standard airbags, heated mirror, headlight washers and electric sunroof is available in latest Audi A8. Stability control system along with traction control system is also sensitive one.
Lane departure control is also sensitive and operated electrically as we find in Mercedes Benz S Class. Pedestrian collision system is also efficient in city traffic, ISOFIX children seat anchor are in good position.
Steering is with plenty of adjustable to give the best position to the driver of any physique and size. Steering is equipped with different controls which are mostly in use and operated easily by the slight movements of fingers of the driver except to leave the steering-wheel to operate different functions. These soft touch switches and buttons on steering wheel help a lot in driver’s confidence during driving on top speed because of these functions driver’s attention doesn’t divert from the steering wheel while operating any one of them.
Some features and equipments are optional especially reserved or placed on demand of the clients. In these features telephone, sports seats, space saver spare wheel, remote locking, CD Multi changer, CD player and body colored bumpers are unique one and used on demand.