The new Audi A8 L Security – Supreme insurance for passengers

Posted on 15. Jan, 2014 by in Audi Canada

Body
At 5.27 meters (17.29 ft) prolonged and with a 3.12 scale (10.24 ft) wheelbase, a new Audi A8 L Security is a deputy sedan that is, visually, hardly discernible from a prolongation version. And like a mainstream counterpart, a sporty, superb pattern is now even some-more expressive: The hood, a Singleframe grille and a fender have acquired crook contours. The headlights have been done agree and a LED behind lights have been mutated too. The empty complement is consummated by dual vast trapezoidal tailpipe trims on both sides of a tail end.

LED headlights are partial of a customary selection in and with a V8 engine; a W12 comes with Audi’s innovative Matrix LED technology. With these headlights, a high-beam comprises 25 small, particular light-emitting diodes per section that can be switched on and off or dimmed away as needed. The headlight complement can really precisely facade other highway users out of a cone of light, but significantly shortening enlightenment of a road.

When building a A8 automobile line, Audi enclosed a high-security chronicle in a skeleton right from a outset, ensuing in an constituent altogether judgment that is distant higher to retrofit solutions. The deformation properties of all pivotal components were investigated to safeguard a new A8 L Security exhibits glorious pile-up duty that also seeks to minimize a impact on a other party. Complete with a quattro permanent all-wheel drive, it is still a lightest oppulance sedan in a high-security segment.

Its basement is a mutated prolongation physique done mostly from aluminum according to a Audi Space Frame (ASF) member during a Neckarsulm plant, a home of a A8; as a result, it weighs roughly 40 percent reduction than an homogeneous physique done from steel. The components that are specific to this chronicle are done by palm in a secure prolongation zone. It takes specifically lerned workers about 450 hours to fit them, before a physique is sent behind to a plant for final assembly.

The new Audi A8 L Security has been strictly approved by a German Ballistics Testing Center in Munich; it complies with a mandate of a category VR 7 ballistic insurance customary in suitability with a BRV 2009 guideline. BRV stands for “Bullet Resistant Vehicles”. Class VR 7 imposes a strictest criteria on municipal high-security sedans: The physique panels and glazing of a newcomer dungeon contingency withstand banishment with NATO sub-caliber ammunition. In certain areas, a armor plating on a A8 L Security even complies with a criteria for a classes VR 9 and VR 10. Resistance to explosives is tested in suitability with a ERV 2010 guideline (Explosion Resistant Vehicles).

The high-security sedan’s newcomer cell, that is integrated into a physique as a unitary element, facilities intensely tough, rarely resistant materials – heat-formed armor steel, aramide fabric, ceramic, a special aluminum alloy, and multi-laminated glass. The protecting materials overlie during transitions, for limit security.

The aluminum side sills incorporate vast ballistic-proof profiles that means increasing insurance opposite bomb weapons – an area in that a mandate have turn intensely worse in new years. The armor-plated automobile building done from a special aluminum amalgamate has a same purpose. The new Audi A8 L Security can withstand conflict by troops palm grenades. Even an bomb charge, as specified in a exam program, does not poise a fatal jeopardy to passengers, as demonstrated by tests involving dummies.

For a doorway windows, windshield and behind window, Audi uses special potion with a splinter-inhibiting polycarbonate covering on a inside. As an option, there are electromechanical side windows that roughly entirely open a panes. A doorstop duty binds a doorway in any preferred position.

The communications box in a case of a high-security tavern is one of a executive elements. It houses a control units for a automobile and communications electronics, as good as a extra battery and elements of a discretionary components that boost newcomer insurance still further. The rarely armor-plated communications box has partially lightweight ceramic doors, and a support is done from aluminum. Special insurance for a battery and fuel tank can also be granted as an option.

The customary apparatus of a new Audi A8 L Security also includes a intercom complement that a passengers can use to promulgate with a outward universe with a windows shut. It comprises a loudspeaker in a Singleframe grille, along with microphones for a interior and for a vehicle’s surroundings.

Optional high-security equipment
Audi can supply a far-reaching operation of options to raise insurance in a new A8 L Security. These embody a puncture exit system, a record for that a code binds a patent. If a motorist or behind newcomer presses a hermetic switch while pulling one of a inside doorway handles, pyrotechnic detonate bolts in a hinges detach a doorway from a physique so that it can afterwards be non-stop with a light push.

Another underline is a glow extinguisher system, that is activated during a press of a symbol or by feverishness sensor. The extinguishing representative is granted by pipes on a underbody from dual tanks propitious in a trunk. Nozzles mist it into a circle arches, onto a underbody and tank, and into a engine compartment.

The puncture fresh-air complement operates with dual pressurized cartridges housed in a stable zone. At a pull of a symbol it reserve a interior with breathing-quality atmosphere by vents – in many cases for prolonged adequate to expostulate by or out of a jeopardy zone. The complement generates overpressure inside a automobile and so prevents infiltration by poisonous gases. Another choice is a confidence start – a underline that allows a motorist to start a engine remotely by radio signal.

Numerous additional solutions turn out a offering. These embody resourceful unlocking of doors, a fume extractor for a interior, an LED vigilance complement for procession driving, streamer holder, flashing lights, a siren, a credentials for or designation of analog and digital radio networks for confidence authorities and organizations, a built-in phone, an collision information recorder, an additional behind camera and a exhilarated windshield including partly exhilarated side windows. Audi is also means to accommodate special requests of customers.

Interior
The interior of a new Audi A8 L Security is an elegantly styled decrease section charity a bespoke-standard build quality. There are dual electrically tractable particular seats in a rear. The front comfort seats, with an equally far-reaching operation of composition options, can also be granted with massage and movement functions.

On ask Audi will fit a decrease chair – an extensively tractable front-passenger chair with electric-control footrest, movement and massage function. A continual core console with vast storage compartments is also available, dull off by a Rear Seat Entertainment with dual 10.2-inch displays. Optional facilities such as a folding table, a cold box and auxiliary heating make for an even some-more pleasing trip.

The operation of upholstery materials, inlays and colors accessible for a interior has been revised. The highlights embody a new Unicum leather, that is generally healthy and breathable. The operation of inlays offering by Audi includes poplar brownish-red china and excellent pellet charcoal healthy bullion brown; these have a finish extended with china and bronze pigments respectively. Especially perceptive business will find many other particular facilities in a Audi disdainful range.

For all a array of functions, a new Audi A8 L Security has a clear, simply distinct handling concept. One of a executive elements is a MMI depot on a console of a core tunnel. The motorist can control a far-reaching operation of navigation and multimedia functions by impression submit regulating a vast rotary pushbutton and a touchpad – a MMI touch.

Drivetrain
There is a choice of dual high-end engines for a new A8 L Security – a 4.0 TFSI and a W12 FSI; both are to Euro 6 glimmer standard. The eight-cylinder engine with a banishment of 3,993 cc develops 320 kW (435 hp), 11 kW (15 hp) some-more than in a predecessor. It delivers a 600 Nm (442.54 lb-ft) of torque to a crankshaft between 1,500 and 5,000 rpm. It accelerates a new A8 L Security from 0 to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 7.5 seconds. Its normal fuel expenditure is a medium 10.9 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (21.58 US mpg).

The high-tech impression of a V8 biturbo is manifested in countless details, such as a twin-scroll turbo chargers that yield for a early and fast growth of torque, in a innovative thermal government and in a blueprint of a cylinder heads. Their intake finish is on a outward and a empty finish on a inside. The turbos and their intercooler are located in a middle V. This blueprint formula in brief gas upsurge paths with minimal upsurge waste and extemporaneous response.

The twelve-cylinder engine in a new Audi A8 L Security is a naturally-aspirated energy unit. Developing 368 kW (500 hp) and 625 Nm of torque (460.98 lb-ft), it propels a vast high-security sedan from 0 to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 7.1 seconds. Its tip speed is governed to 210 km/h (130.49 mph). The W12 averages 13.5 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers (17.42 US mpg). Like a eight-cylinder version, that is a best opening among a approach margin of competitors.

The W12 engine, with a banishment of 6,299 cc, is important for a intensely compress layout. Its crankcase consists of 4 rows of 3 cylinders. Two rows face any other, equivalent by 15 degrees, and mix to form a single, far-reaching bank. The dual cylinder banks are organised during an angle of 72 degrees. The crankshaft has a crankpin equivalent of 12 degrees so that a twelve cylinders light in a ideal interlude of 60 degrees.

On both engines, an eight-speed tiptronic with a high altogether widespread takes assign of a transmission. Its entirely electronic control is operated from a selector push or by paddles on a steering wheel. The quattro permanent all-wheel expostulate complement distributes a energy to all 4 wheels. The simple setup is sporty, with a disposition towards a behind wheels; if need be, a complement transmits many of a energy to a spindle with a improved traction.

Chassis
The new Audi A8 L Security provides luxuriously well-spoken float comfort. Its chassis, brakes and electronic control systems have been specifically grown to hoop a increasing weight; a strength, materials and wall thicknesses of a control arms, for example, have been redefined. The adaptive atmosphere cessation finish with tranquil damping is incorporated into a pushing dynamics complement Audi expostulate select, with that a motorist can change a approach a whole operation of technical modules operate. As an choice to hydraulic rack-and-pinion steering there is energetic steering, where a ratio is blending to a highway speed.

The high-security sedan comes with fake 19-inch wheels as standard. The tires have a radical dimension 255/70 and a high bucket index 117. Polymer rings on a rims capacitate a automobile to continue roving during a limit speed of 80 km/h (49.71 mph) even after a puncture. A direct-measurement tire vigour monitoring complement is further standard, and Audi can supply a full-specification gangling circle as an option.

Equipment and trim
The interior of a new Audi A8 L Security presents a First Class atmosphere – as good as a lush seats, customary apparatus equipment embody four-zone involuntary atmosphere conditioning with an ionizer, electric behind blinds, a Bose approximate sound complement and a TV tuner. The MMI navigation and interprets a track in allege and transmits a information to a control units for a tiptronic, a headlights and a discretionary adaptive journey control with stop go function. Another customary underline is a parking complement and with approximate perspective camera.

The Audi pre clarity reserve complement can revoke a astringency of accidents and their consequences in many cases. The new A8 L Security comes with a pre clarity simple chronicle as standard, complemented by a pre clarity behind function, that is related to a Audi side support lane-change assistant. Safety and comfort can be extended by other systems if desired: Audi pre clarity front as a member of adaptive journey control (ACC) stop go, night prophesy assistant, and Audi line assist, that identifies line markings.

The new Audi A8 L Security also leads a approach in terms of multimedia – a standard-fit hardware member Audi bond including automobile phone provides Internet connectivity. The complement delivers tailored online services into a automobile for a driver’s benefit, and a passengers can bond their mobile inclination to a Wi-Fi hotspot. Separate phone receivers are accessible as an option.

Orders can already be placed for a new Audi A8 L Security W12, with deliveries starting in a third entertain of 2014. Audi provides endless services to support a business and offers special training for drivers and automobile owners.

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