Saturday, January 11, 2014

2015 Audi A8 Arrives This Summer With Refreshed Look

The 2015 Audi A8 sedan still offers the 333 horsepower 3.0 TFSI as the entry level engine and the 500 horsepower 6.3-liter FSI® W12 engine as the high end powerplant while the 4.0T V8 engine now produces 435 horsepower up from 420. The outside look shows off a new LED headlamp, grille, bumper, and splitter and hood design and inside there's an available 22-way front and rear comfort seats with 5 different massage functions.

Technology includes active lane assist, secondary collision assist that automatically applies the brakes following a collision to help avoid possible secondary collisions and there's night vision assistant that has pedestrian detection and now animal detection is able to highlight larger animals. There's head-up display projecting information onto windshield. Audi park assist helps steer the car into a parking space Audi Side assist and Audi pre sense® plus. The Audi MMI® navigation plus system that includes Google Earth mapping, Google Voice local search functionality and a Wi-Fi hotspot for up to eight devices.

The S8 has a 520 horsepower 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged, direct-injected V8 engine. The new 2015 Audi A8 and S8 will arrive in the U.S. this summer.