It is undoubted that the Audi A8 2017 is not one of the freshest faces in regards to luxury flagships. Even with that being said, the vehicle remains highly competitive due to its athletic character, powerful engine options as well as its ambient interior. It does need to be noted that many of its competitors offer consumers more upscale automotive technology features. The strengths of the forthcoming vehicle include a base engine that is powerful, a fuel efficient diesel power unit, sharp handling, a standard all-wheel drive system as well as a well-appointed cabin.
Audi A8 2017: Immaculate Design
Keyless ignition and entry will certainly be welcomed by automotive buyers as well as rear side windows, an adaptive air suspension system, and 19-inch wheels. The top trim level of the Audi A8 2017 will find itself sitting atop 20-inch wheels. Unfortunately, at this time, there is no further information known about the exterior of the vehicle. Certainly, as we draw closer to its date of release, the automaker will disclose more specific information.
Within the cabin of the newest addition to the Audi automotive portfolio, consumers will find extended leather upholstery, 4G LTE Wi-Fi connectivity as well as dual-pane acoustic glass. Additionally, consumers will be afforded automatically dimming mirrors, automatic climate control, leather upholstery, power sunshades as well as a power telescopic and tilt steering wheel. Additionally, the cabin will feature power door closers, a sunroof, rear parking sensors, a 14 speaker Bose audio system, Bluetooth connectivity, voice controls and more. The higher trim levels increase the automotive technologies as well as the comfort level of the upcoming vehicle’s cabin.
Audi A8 2017: Whole Power Unit
Under the hood of the Audi A8 2017, consumers will find a handful of powertrain options. The first of which will be that of a 3.0-liter V6 unit that is capable of delivering an output of 333 hp and 325 pounds per feet of torque. This unit will be smartly mated with an eight-speed gearbox and coupled with four-wheel drive. This combination is said to result in the vehicle reaching 60 miles per hour in a matter of 5.3 seconds. The next option is that of a diesel-powered turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 that is able to deliver upwards of 240 hp and 428 pounds per feet of torque. This engine is said to reach 60 miles per hour in an acceptable 6.3 seconds. There is also a turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 unit that is able to garner 435 hp and 444 pounds per feet of torque. The fuel efficiency is said to be rated at a combined 22 miles per gallon. The top trim level of the line will be powered by a 6.3-liter W12 power unit that will deliver an impressive 500 hp and 463 pounds per feet of torque.
Audi A8 2017: Price and Expected Release Date
According to a variant of reports, the Audi A8 2017 is slated to be released just before March of next year. The base pricing has been estimated to fall within the posh neighborhood of $82,500. As we move closer to the close of the year, it is certain that the automaker will begin to release more detailed information regarding the vehicle as a whole.