Representative singular specimen: Audi A8 L extended

Posted on 11. Apr, 2016 by in Audi Canada

Experts invested roughly a year in building and building a unusually prolonged oppulance sedan. The outcome was an disdainful one-off citation that meets a high standards of a prolongation indication in any domain. The vital hurdles endangered a reserve and acerbity of a extra-large body, as good as a styling of a silhouette.

The Audi A8 L extended advantages from a low weight of a prolongation model’s body, that uses an Audi Space Frame pattern and is done roughly wholly from aluminum. For a built-to-order chronicle a engineers extended a side sills and core hovel regulating extruded aluminum sections. Inside a tunnel, these also support with a atmosphere routing. A double behind bulkhead separates a newcomer cell from a luggage compartment; a roof incorporates additional aluminum profiled tubes and cross-braces. These measures yield torsional and flexural acerbity roughly on a standard with a A8 L*.

The deputy XXL sedan in watchful light blue, lead offers 1.09 meters (3.6 ft) some-more wheelbase and altogether length than a Audi A8. To say a agreeable roof line, a whole physique from a A-pillar behind has been reworked.

The experts embedded a 2.40-meter (7.9 ft) potion quarrel in a roof skin to raise a clarity of spaciousness. The object blinds – one for any quarrel of seats – forestall overheating of a interior in clever sunlight. The headlights and behind lights incorporate tiny side pen lights, as is prescribed by law for vehicles of this length.

All passengers face a instruction of transport in a Audi A8 L extended. The 6 seats are upholstered in extra-supple Valcona leather, in a tone velvet beige. Rows dual and 3 underline electrically tractable particular seats. The third quarrel has a continual core console, a Rear Seat Entertainment arrangement and a cold box.

The one-off A8 chronicle is powered by a 3.0 TFSI engine building 228 kW (310 hp), delivering adult to 440 Nm (324.5 lb‑ft) of torque. This propels a sedan from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 7.1 seconds and adult to an electronically governed tip speed of 250 km/h (155.3 mph). An eight-speed tiptronic transfers engine energy to a quattro permanent all-wheel expostulate system. The 19‑inch wheels in 15‑spoke pattern disguise a stop complement of a Audi S8*, that assures superb deceleration of a over six-meter-long (19.7 ft) oppulance sedan, with a unladen weight of 2,418 kilograms (5,330.8 lb).


Fuel expenditure of a models named above:

Audi A8:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 11.2 – 5.7 (21.0 – 41.3 US mpg)**;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 259 – 146 (416.8 – 235.0 g/mi)**

Audi A8 L:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 11.2 – 5.8 (21.0 – 40.6 US mpg)**;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 259 – 148 (416.8 – 238.2 g/mi)**

Audi S8:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 10.0 – 9.4 (23.5 – 25.0 US mpg)**;
Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 231 – 216 (371.8 – 347.6 g/mi)**
**Fuel consumption, CO2 glimmer total and potency classes given in ranges count on a tires/wheels used.

A8 L extended:
The A8 L extended has perceived form capitulation and been supposed underneath a EC Single Vehicle Approval intrigue (Article 24, Directive 2007/46/EC).

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