You can now order the revised 2016 model year Audi A8 range, prices start from £59,585. From June the new Sport editions will be available, the first cars should arrived in the summer of 2015.
There is the choice of both standard or long wheel base models and a re-focussed engine line-up. Long wheel base models are available with the petrol-electric hybrid or the 500PS 6.3-litre W12 unit. The standard wheel base S8 will be powered exclusively by the 520PS 4.0-litre TFSI engine. There are two TDI engines that are available with standard or long wheel base models, a 3.0-litre V6 TDI outputting 262PS / 149 g/km / 49.6 mpg when fitted with 18” wheels or the 4.2-litre V8 TDI producing 385PS / 850 Nm / 189 g/km / 39.2 mpg and 0-62 of 4.7 seconds.
There are now three trim levels, ‘SE’, ‘SE Executive’ and a new edition the ‘Sport’; standard equipment includes Valcona leather upholstery, double glazing and a 180-watt audio system, combined with advanced technology including all-LED headlights, HDD satellite navigation and the fingertip-sensitive MMI Touch infotainment control system.
The A8 SE Executive adds to SE spec with Audi’ parking system with reversing camera, advanced key for convenient locking, unlocking and starting without direct key intervention and powered, hands-free boot lid operation. Plus you gain powered door closure, comfort front seats with 22-way powered adjustment and memory function and privacy glass for the rear windows.
Where the A8 Sport comes with 'S' style side skirts,19-inch seven parallel spoke alloy wheels and MatrixBeam LED headlights, a 600-watt Bose sound system upgrade and Mobile Phone Preparation and Wi-Fi hotspot – on top of the above specs.Published 29 April 2015