Friday, August 6, 2010
- This is a sporty four door luxury sedan and 1st appear in 1994.
- Just look carefully from various angle you will be amazed by the brillant lines and curve that shape this magnificant marque.( both exterior and interior )
- Most A8 are come with Quattro = Permanent AWD
- Generation Code Name :
- D2 from 1994 to 2002
- D3 from 2002 to 2009
- D4 2010 onwards
- Engine capacity from 2.8L V6 , 3.0L V6 , 3.2L V6 FSI , 3.7L V8 , 4.2L V8 and 6.0L V12.
- Thanks again for the "ASF" Audi Space Frame technology reduce weight but without effecting the structure's rigidity.
- Gear box - 6 speed manual or automatic and 6 speed Tiptronic.
- Most popular range is either 4.2L ( 4172CC ) 350bhp and 6.0L ( 5,998CC ) 450bhp both also permanent quattro.
- Recent years Audi is showcasing their Audi A8 and S8 model in Movie like " Ronin" , " Matrix " , "Double Team " ,"The Transporter 2 and 3 " and " From Paris With Love ".
- After all this movie promotional activities the global sale for this range has been increased tremendously.
- Greatest rival will be BMW 7 Series ( E65 ) , Mercedes Benz S Class , Lexus LS460 & Jaguar XJ(2011).
pictures courtesy of netcarshow.com