The Audi A8 is taking another step towards electrification by adding the new Plug-in hybrid variant to its price list. The Audi A8 and Audi A8 L 3.0 (60) and four TFSI tiptronic come with new versions, along with the Sporty Audi S8 and Lightweight Hybrid equipped with hybrid engines with 4.0 (60) 4.0 TDI quattro tiptronic and (60) TFSI quattro tiptronic technology.
Audi A8 Hardware
Plug-In hybrid versions of the Audi A8 are capable of delivering a total of 449 HP and 700 Nm of torque. All this power sporty performance provides maximum speed of 250 km /h is limited to 0 to 100 km /s while the classic sprint is 4.9 seconds adequate. In electric mode alone, it is possible to travel up to 45 km (44 km in version L) depending on the WLTP cycle (driving) thanks to a 14.1 kWh battery.
When the SUV e-tron is released, it recovers up to 25 kW of 80 kW during braking. Drivers will also come with 3 driving modes to prioritize electric driving, hybrid mode or energy saving to be used on the next ride.
The battery can be charged within 2.5 hours by connecting to a column of 7.4 kW in the charging subject.
Audi A8 Design
In addition, at the ends of the air inlets, there are five horizontal parts of the headlights that burn during the day, while a full-length chrome strip characterizes the rear area. Customization possibilities, as always, are almost unlimited. However, 19-inch alloy wheels with 4-zone automatic comfort conditioning and a 5-spoke turbine design optimized under an aerodynamic profile are standard.
For the Long Distance L version, it is possible to combine the passenger side rear seat with many adjustment possibilities, from pneumatic adaptation of lateral and waist support to heated footrest with massage function in a sun lounger configuration.