Saturday, July 16, 2011

Audi A8 Better World

The Audi A8 is an executive with full-size luxury car built by the German automaker Audi to replace the V8 model as its flagship product. First marketed in 1994, most versions of the A8 quattro drive as standard and imagined a Tiptronic automatic transmission or multitronic. The A8 long-term competitors German rivals, Mercedes-Benz S-Class and BMW 7 Series, Jaguar XJ, Lexus LS, and the long wheelbase Volkswagen Phaeton are all competitors in the same size and price range. Two generations of the A8 have been produced in both short and long battle form.The second generation built in the Audi A8 D3 platform was introduced in early 2003. The model was longer than the previous generation, with capacity for four or five large adult occupants in the cabin depending on the configuration of the rear seats. Two variants of the body of the second generation A8 is offered, the A8 and A8 L long wheelbase. The A8 L adds five inches of legroom.
Audi A8 D3 platform, redesign of the range slightly in 2005 endowing all variants is longer, wider grille frame a concept car inspired by the Nuvolari. Top-of-the-line 12-cylinder W12 version was the first model with this grid, the V8 models equipped with a grid next year. In addition, the engines design new update became available for customers in Europe and Asian markets. Entry-level 3.0 L V6 was replaced with a new unit with a 3.2 L FSI, which it shares with the new A4. The use of second-generation A8 4.2 L V8 diesel engine. Generating 240 kW (326 hp) of power, this is the most powerful diesel engine Audi has ever offered in a car. The engine uses two turbochargers and two intercoolers, each turbocharger functioning exclusively for one bank to four cylinders.

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