Audi India today just added another new variant of its flagship A8L luxury saloon, the 4.2 TDI Quattro. Powered by a 4.2-litre TDI turbo diesel engine is the big change on the new Audi A8L, with the V8 engine producing a peak power of 350 Bhp while peak torque comes in at 800 Nm. The new variant has been priced at Rs. 1 Crore 75 thousand (ex-showroom Maharashtra) and bookings for the same are now open.
As on date in India, Audi offers three variants of Audi A8L. These include 3.0-litre TDI Quattro (Diesel), mid-level 4.2-litre FSI (Petrol) and top of the list 6.3-litre W12 quattro (Petrol). The new model, 4.2-litre TDI quattro (Diesel) slots between the 4.2 FSI and 6.3 W12 variants. And one of the first celebrities to lay their hand on the Audi A8 4.2 TDI will be Abhishek Bachchan, who will soon take the delivery of a customized version of this vehicle.
As per sources the engine has been derived from the Audi Q7 crossover and has been tuned to perfect performance in the A8L. The new variant 4.2-litre TDI turbo diesel engine races from 0-100kmph in a claimed 5.6s, which is second only to the range topping W12 A8L’s 4.7s. The top speed for the car will be 250kmph and engine is mated to a ZF 8 speed automatic tiptronic gearbox with DSP and sport program with an all-wheel drive. The claimed combined fuel efficiency is 13.1kmpl.
Enchanting interior comforts and safety features make this vehicle extra special. Coupled with a two piece panoramic sunroof, Bang and Olufsen sound system and 4 zone auto AC, the new Audi A8L is something that buyers with high budget will be want to buy.
Prices of Audi A8L (Ex-showroom price, Mumbai) –
- Audi A8L 4.2 FSI (Petrol): Rs. 87.32 lakh
- Audi A8L 6.3 W12 (Petrol): Rs. 1.26 crore
- Audi A8L 2.0 TDI (Diesel): Rs. 76.53 lakh
- Audi A8L 4.2 TDI (Diesel): Rs. 1.075 crore
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