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.