Audi India today launched the facelifted A8L sedan priced at Rs. 1,11,43,000 (ex-showroom, Mumbai) and Rs. 1,12,95,000 (ex-showroom, Delhi). To be offered in as many as 111 exterior colours, 23 leather colours, 27 customisable parts and 12 wood insert options each A8L buyer will be able to personalize the car as per their own preferences, with even their names and personalized logos embossed on the seats door sill trims and folding tables.
The major highlight of the new Audi A8L is the matrix headlamps comprising of 25 LEDs per unit that can be switched off or dimmed individually as needed, delivering 966,105,422 different illumination configurations. The company claims that the headlights can react to oncoming or preceding vehicles and, without blinding their drivers, continue to illuminate the road. Other changes include a restyled grille, bumpers and tail lamps.
On the inside, the A8L features ventilated front seats with massage function and a Bang & Olufsen sound system. Other equipment includes adaptive air suspension, park assist, surround view camera, panoramic sunroof, air ioniser, head-up display, and wireless internet access. The A8L measures 5.14 meters in length and 1.95 meters in width while standing 1.346 meters in height.
Under the hood, Audi is offering the A8L with a choice of one petrol (4.0 TFSI, 435 hp) and two diesel engines (3.0 TDI, 250 hp & 4.2 TDI, 385 hp). All variants are equipped with an 8-speed tiptronic gearbox and Audi’s Quattro system. Audi’s new flagship model is now available across all Audi dealerships in India. The Audi A8L will compete with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 7-Series and Jaguar XJ L.
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