Audi A8 New Teaser Shows New Features
Audi released a teaser of its upcoming A8, which will make its debut in Barcelona at the Audi Summit. The event which is scheduled to happen on July 11, 2017, will be significant as Audi seeks to bring the new A8 which has a lot of improvements in terms of performance and appearance.
Audi has already clarified that the new Audi A8 will feature a large 48-volt battery in all the models. This move makes the new A8 as the first Audi model to have hybrid-only models in the lineup.
Entry level models will have a mild hybrid system and plug-in versions might be possible in the higher end versions of the car; this will allow greater electric-only driving capability. The new A8 will work on the V6 and V8 engines, with W12 most likely to be retained.
The next gen A8 will be built on the MLB Evo platform making the A8 as one of the most technologically advanced sedans from the car maker. According to the teaser, the Audi A8 will have features like remote parking( push a button to park the car automatically), apart from other autonomous functions.
The teaser also showcased design aspects of the new model that include a newly designed multi function steering, sleek LED head and tail lamps; the tail lamps will stretch along the car’s width. sleek LED
A new interpretation of Audi’s signature is also present, featuring a single-frame hexagonal grille.
To give people a sneak peek of the car, the new A8 will be shown in the new Spiderman Homecoming movie, according to the car maker. The launch of the car will be on July 11 as stated earlier.