The new Audi range of cars from 2019-2020 is supplemented by the newest Audi A8 sedan – the 4th generation of the German company’s flagship. We bring to our readers’ attention the new Audi A8 2020 – photos and videos, the price and specifications, the technical characteristics of the most anticipated novelty Audi AG in the current year. The official premiere of new versions of the Audi A8 and Audi A8L took place on July 11, 2020 at a special event in Barcelona, Spain, the world public presentation of the new generation Audi A8 is scheduled for early autumn 2020 as part of the Frankfurt Motor Show. Sales of new items in Germany start in October-November this year at a price of 90,600 euros for the Audi A8 and from 94,100 euros for an extended version of the Audi A8L.
The new generation of the Audi A8 sedan will appear in Russia before the end of 2020, but so far only with one petrol 340-horsepower engine 3.0 TFSI. In 2020, the model line of the new Audi A8 for the Russian market will expand due to the petrol 460-horsepower version with the 4.0 TFSI engine and a pair of diesel engines: 286-strong 3.0 TDI and 435-strong 4.0 TDI. The top version of the new product will be the Audi A8L, equipped with a petrol 6.0-liter 585-horsepower engine W12. Interestingly, all versions of the new generation Audi A8 are standardly equipped with a Mild Hybrid (a moderate 48-volt hybrid system) with a starter-generator (BAS) and a 10 Ah lithium battery. By default, the new automatic transmission 8 automatic transmission tiptronic and all-wheel drive system quattro.
Separately, it should also be noted Plug-in hybrid version of the executive sedan – Audi A8 L e-tron quattro with gasoline-electric power plant (petrol engine 3.0 TFSI and electric motor in one unit with 8 automatic transmission – total output 445 hp and 700 Nm, lithium-ion Battery with a capacity of 14.1 kWh). The dynamics of acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h is only 4.9 seconds, the maximum speed is 250 km / h, and in fully electric mode, under the representative sedan, which is recharged from the outlet, it can overcome about 50 km. By the way, a full cycle of charging the battery takes only 2 hours, but, true, with a 7.2-kilowatt charging station. The standard Audi A8 L e-tron quattro is equipped with the Audi Wireless Charging system (induction 3.6 kW charging – floor panel and a platform under the front of the car), which allows to completely restore the electric fuel reserve in 6-8 hours.
The new 4-generation Audi A8 sedan is a real treasure trove of super modern technologies and systems with artificial intelligence. At the heart of the sedan is the advanced MLB Evo platform with a five-arm front and multi-link rear suspension (a higher-tech trolley than the Audi Q7 crossover), with pneumatic springs equipped with an active electromechanical system instead of traditional stabilizers of lateral stability (resisting the body rolls in corners by raising or lowering each separately Wheels and clearance adjustment up to a maximum lift of 80 mm in case of a side collision threat). The power frame of the Audi Space Frame provides 24% more rigidity than the body of the predecessor Audi A8 of the third generation (aluminum alloys, high and ultra high strength steel, magnesium and carbon parts joined by rivets and screws, welding and glue joints).
And this, understandably, is just the beginning. There is a stylish, sporty and modern exterior exterior design with visually simple lines and smooth surfaces, headlamps and Matrix OLED rear light, zFAS autopilot, remote parking pilot and remote garage pilot, digital instrument panel with 12.3- Inch color screen, a central 10.1-inch color touch screen multimedia complex, a similar size touch screen for climate control … a set of equipment and options is very long, there is even a massage for stupas her feet.
- The exterior dimensions of the body of the Audi A8 (Audi A8L) 2019-2020 are 5172 mm (5302 mm) in length, 1945 mm in width, 1473 mm in height, with 2998 mm (3128 mm) of the wheelbase.
Such impressive external dimensions of the body are noticeably increased in comparison with the previous generation of Audi A8 (37 mm increment in height, 13 mm in height, 6 mm in distance between the axles) and modern layout of the salon allowed to allocate more space for the feet and over the head to rear passengers Series. The useful volume of the luggage compartment, albeit not a record, but allows you to count on the possibility of loading the equivalent of 505 liters.
Perhaps there is no point in talking further about all the options, gadgets and finishes – the new Audi A8 sedan guarantees the presence of only the highest quality and most modern equipment. Yes, and how can it be different, because in the rivals of the flagship Audi AG go the BMW 7-Series and Mercedes-Benz S-Class .
Technical characteristics of Audi A8 2019-2020 year. Since the start of sales this fall, the new generation of the Audi A8 sedan will hit the market in two versions.
- Diesel Audi A8 with six-cylinder 3.0 TDI (286 hp 600 Nm).
- Gasoline Audi A8 with a six-cylinder engine 3.0 TFSI (340 HP 500 Nm).
In 2020, debut versions of the new sedan with eight-cylinder petrol and diesel engines, as well as the top version of the Audi A8L sedan with a petrol W12.
- Diesel Audi A8 with turbo diesel V8 4.0 TDI (435 hp).
- Gasoline Audi A8 with turbocharged V8 4.0 TFSI (460 hp).
- The flagship Audi A8L with petrol W12 6.0 TFSI (585 hp 800 Nm).
According to preliminary information, in mid-2020 the German company will present the sport sedan Audi S8 with a gasoline engine with a capacity of over 600 forces.