Veteran automaker Audi is all set to launch the 2022 variant of its A8 sedan on July 12. Let us tell you that the company had introduced this car only last year. It gets cosmetic updates and a luxurious cabin with several tech-based features including four-zone automatic climate control. It has a powerful V6 engine.
How is the look of this car?
Talking about the design, the new Audi A8 sedan has been given a sloping roofline, wide single-frame grille, sleek LED headlamps and wide air scoop. ORVMs, arrow cut design and 21-inch wheels have been given on their sides.
A shark-fin antenna at the rear, new raked windscreen, new diffuser and adjustable OLED taillights give the car a very attractive look. As additional features, the Audi A8 also gets dual exhaust tips.
Car will come with powerful V6 engine
The new Audi A8 sedan is powered by a 3.0-litre turbocharged V6 engine that is capable of generating 340hp of power and 500Nm of peak torque.
Taking care of the transmission, the engine is mated to a 7-speed manual gearbox. There is also an option of automatic gearbox in it. Talking about performance, it can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in just 5.6 seconds.
These features will be available in the cabin
The Audi A8 gets heated and ventilated seats with leather upholstery, center console with fold-out wing table at the rear, four-zone automatic climate control and Bang & Olufsen audio system.
For safety, features like rear parking sensor, active lane assist have been provided.
Other features include soft closing doors, panoramic sunroof, adaptive cruise control, an electric tailgate, adaptive speed assist and traffic jam assist.
This car will be launched at this price
Its price and availability in the Indian market will be given at the time of its launch. However, the starting price of the new Audi A8 in the US is around Rs 64.6 lakh (ex-showroom).
Audi India had increased the prices of all models by up to three percent in March itself. According to the company, the price hike is being done due to shortage of semiconductors and rising input cost of vehicles.
Audi India’s current product lineup includes models such as the A4, A6, Q2 and Q7 facelifts , S5 Sportback, RS 5 Sportback, RS 7 Sportback and RS Q8 and will be launching many new vehicles soon.