In late November 2009 at the Design Miami exhibition company in the US Audi has officially unveiled its new flagship Audi A8 sedan of the third generation in a body D4. Vehicle slightly grown, compared with the precursor – its dimensions are increased by 75 mm in length (up to 5137) and 55 – in width (up to 1949). At the same time he became lower by 16 millimeters (1 460). The body of the new Audi A8 (D4) is made entirely of aluminum, its torsional rigidity has increased by 24%. The mass of the vehicle remains the same as the previous “eight”, although it is anyway lower than its main competitors in the face of the BMW 7-Series F01 and the Mercedes S-Class W221.

Configuration and price Audi A8 2016.

Equipment Price Engine Transmission Drive
570 Standard $130,000 3.0 diesel engine (250 hp) Automatic (8) full
450d Standard $134,000 3.0 petrol (310 hp) Automatic (8) full
450d Executive $137,000 3.0 diesel engine (250 hp) Automatic (8) full
450d Executive 1 $140,000 3.0 petrol (310 hp) Automatic (8) full
450d Executive 2 $160,000 4.1 diesel engine (351 hp) Automatic (8) full
570 Premium $164,000 4.0 petrol (420 hp) Automatic (8) full
570 Luxury $165,000 4.1 diesel engine (385 hp) Automatic (8) full
570 Luxury 21 $166,000 4.0 petrol (435 hp) Automatic (8) full
570 Luxury 8S $210,000 6.3 petrol (500 hp) Automatic (8) full

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The design of the new sedan Audi A8 (D4) in the style of the latest innovations from Ingolstadt – models A5 Coupe and A5 Sportback. Rupert Stadler – Chairman of the Board of Directors of Audi AG at the presentation said: “The new Audi A8 is the sportiest sedan in the class.” To disperse hundreds with this engine takes 5.7 seconds and top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h. Later the line of powertrains replenished as the more modest motors and much more powerful version.
The new 8-speed automatic transmission German company ZF transfers torque to all wheels via a center differential Torsen, which distributes it in a ratio of 40:60 in favor of the rear wheels. From now on all versions of Audi A8, with the exception of the hybrid, steel-wheel drive. On the new Audi A8 D4 debuted MMI multimedia system is a new generation with a touchpad, which is learned Edge separation of letters and numbers, so that the driver can enter the name of the location for the navigation system, or dial a phone number. Also on the sedan is now fully LED optics, as well as numerous safety systems, including systems to prevent accidents Pre Sense, pedestrian detection, night vision system, adaptive cruise control, and others.
Currently, the base for the 2013 Audi A8 is a 3.0-liter diesel engine capacity of 250 hp, which is a pair of 351-hp engine on heavy tovlive working volume of 4.1 liters. Petrol engines are represented three- and four-liter unit capacity of 290 and 420 forces, respectively. And on top of the range is the powerful 6.3 W12 with an impact of 500 “horses”. Sales of the Audi A8 D4 in began in March 2010, and in April of the same year presented an extended version of the Audi A8 Long. The price of the new Audi A8 2016 ranges from $130,000 to $210,000.

The updated sedan Audi A8 2016.

The updated sedan Audi A8 2014 model year debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show home in 2013, but the photos and details of its flagship model, the German automaker Distribute in the middle of August.
These lights can automatically adjust the light beam, depending on various conditions. For example, they are more expensive illuminated signs, people are on the sidelines, not dazzle oncoming drivers at night and advance direct a beam of light in the direction of rotation to obtain information about road from the optional navigation system Navigation Plus. For the 2014 Audi A8 D4 proposed options are now twelve exterior colors, five of which are completely new. Interior finishing expanded the list of available materials and color schemes, the front seats can be equipped with ventilation and massage, and an optional rear got adjustable footrest.