The Audi A8L will hit showrooms next week: key updates to expect

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The Audi A8L is expected to be launched in the Indian market on July 12, with reservations for the model already open for a fee of 10,000,000.

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HT automatic office

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Updated:
04 Jul 2022, 09:10

The Audi A8L is the flagship sedan of the German luxury car brand. (Audi)

Audi India is preparing to launch its flagship A8L sedan on July 12. The automaker has already opened reservations for the luxury sedan for the amount of 10,000,000. Interested buyers can reserve the car through Audi dealerships or visit the automaker’s website to reserve online. When it arrives, the Audi A8L will compete with rivals such as BMW 7-Series and Mercedes-Benz S-Class. The new Audi A8L comes with a wide range of updates on the exterior, inside the cabin and at the front of the powertrain.

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Before the Audi A8L hits showrooms, here are the major updates to see in the upcoming model.

Cleaner design

Audi A8L comes with a revised design. The front fascia has been significantly updated with a gigantic grille that incorporates bold mesh and chrome trim. That grille is flanked by sharp Matrix LED headlights with animated projections. Revised bumpers, updated Matrix LED taillights and a sleek LED light bar connecting the taillights are among other revisions introduced in the new Audi A8L.

Smooth cabin

Inside the cabin, the new Audi A8 L gets an updated large touchscreen infotainment system. On top of that, two 10.1-inch digital display screens for rear seat occupants. The sedan also gets a folding center console table and a cooler with a bar compartment, among other features.

Personalization package

The new Audi A8 L will be available with several personalization packs including a rear relaxation pack which includes a recliner, foot massager and several other features meant to provide a superior comfortable driving experience for the rear occupants. This is a crucial update for the brand’s flagship luxury sedan.

48V mild hybrid system

Audi has revealed that the updated version of its flagship sedan is powered by a 3.0-litre TFSI petrol engine paired with a 48V mild-hybrid system and Quattro all-wheel-drive technology. This powertrain is capable of producing 340 hp of power and 540 Nm of torque.

Improved handling and driving dynamics

Audi says the new A8L sedan features improved driving dynamics and predictive air suspension for superior ride quality. Advanced technologies on board the sedan ensure a superior driving experience compared to its predecessor.

Date of first publication: 04 Jul 2022, 09:10 IST

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