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2019 Audi A8 Model Review

Key Features

  • Starting at $83,800 MSRP
  • New 3.0-liter V6 turbocharged engine paired with a new 48-volt electric mild-hybrid drivetrain
  • Eight speed tiptronic transmission and standard quattro® all-wheel drive with self-locking center differential
  • Audi AI active suspension - active electromechanical suspension system
  • Rear Seat Entertainment system comprising of two Audi tablets and a detachable Rear Seat Remote
  • Available Bang & Olufsen with 3D surround sound
  • Onboard Wi-Fi Hotspot for up to eight passenger devices with LTE capability
  • New touchscreen MMI system with haptic feedback for user-friendly operation
  • Audi AI traffic jam pilot - developed specially for Level 3 automated driving

About the All-New Audi A8

Debuting its fourth generation, the all-new Audi A8 brings in a new area of design and style which places strong emphasis on striking elegance. Sitting atop the Audi sedan lineup, the A8 blends advanced technology with meticulous craftsmanship. Every element of the new A8 has been painstakingly engineered to deliver superior refinement and improved efficiency. ASF® multi-material frame technology is used in the body composition of the A8, using 58 percent aluminum parts paired with hot-form steel and ultra-high strength carbon fiber reinforced polymer components. As an end result, these advancements provide stiffer body rigidity, improved handling, and help create a luxurious environment inside for both drivers and passengers. Exhilarating performance, groundbreaking technology, and superb comfort combine to help the Audi A8 maintain its position as a leader in the full size luxury sedan segment.

2019 Audi A8 Exterior Design

Exterior Design

Helping you make a grand entrance, the new A8 sports a wide, upright Singleframe® grille which blends seamlessly into its flowing, muscular body design. Its confident proportions help enhance the front and rear wheel arches, indicating the superior capability offered from the standard quattro® all-wheel drive system. HD Matrix LED headlights along with rear lamps featuring OLED technology for superior clarity and illumination. Translate even the roughest road surfaces into a calm, tranquil ride thanks to the use of specialized lightweight materials in the underlying chassis structure of the A8.

Interior Comfort

The cabin of the all-new 2019 Audi A8 has been intelligently simplified, reimagined, and refined to deliver unparalleled comfort and luxury. Providing a tasteful accent, contour and ambient lighting highlights the fine details scattered throughout the interior. Even rear-seat occupants will find a serene escape from the busy outside world with numerous comfort features including a Rear Seat Entertainment system consists of two Audi tablets and a detachable Rear Seat Remote. Customize your infotainment and seating preferences by using the smartphone-sized OLED touch control remote. Take a seat in the relaxing right rear passenger seat, which features an available heated massaging footrest tucked discreetly on the rear of the front passenger seat to melt away your tension and stress.

2019 Audi A8 Interior
2019 Audi A8 MMI Touchscreen

Technology

Replacing the previous generation's rotary/push button control and touchpad is an all-new MMI touch response® system featuring a 10.1-inch touchscreen display which blends almost invisibly into the high-gloss black surround. Improved Audi connect services now include an all-new HERE-powered map and navigation system. This sophisticated system has the ability to learn over time through driven routes in order to provide smarter route guidance suggestions. If you begin a route on your smartphone using the myAudi app, it can seamlessly continue on the on-board system by stepping inside your A8. Enjoy your music exactly as it was intended to be heard thanks to the concert-type audio experience from the Bang & Olufsen premium audio system featuring 3D surround sound.

Performance

Engineered to combine efficiency with smooth power delivery, the 2019 Audi A8 is powered by a new 3.0-liter V6 turbocharged engine paired with a standard 48-volt mild-hybrid drivetrain. Designed to support the TFSI engine, both the 10Ah lithium-ion battery and new belt-driven alternator starter (BAS) allows for the recuperation of power and is developed to provide a responsive, smooth, and efficient driving experience. You'll have complete command of all types of road conditions with standard quattro® all-wheel drive and a self-locking center differential.Other cutting-edge aspects of the chassis and ride experience of the A8 are made possible by an all-new chassis platform, active electromechanical suspension, and dynamic all-wheel steering.

2019 Audi A8 Virtual Cockpit Display
2019 Audi A8 Driver Assistance Technologies

Driver Assistance

Raising the benchmark for a full size luxury sedan, the 2019 Audi A8 is expected to debut with 40 unique driver assistance and convenience features. Included on the A8 are stress reducing adaptive cruise assist, advanced collision mitigation and cross traffic assist, and an advanced intersection assist. Providing drivers with an intelligent approach to parking assistance, Audi AI park pilot and the Audi AI garage pilot systems can step in and take control while the driver monitors the action. Making history upon its arrival, the 2019 Audi A8 is the first production automobile developed specifically for Level 3 autonomous driving. When equipped with Audi AI traffic jam pilot, this feature can handle driving in slow-moving traffic at speeds up to 37 MPH on freeways and highways where a physical barrier separates directional traffic. Audi continues to evaluate timing and is expected to deliver the system when market readiness allows.

Anticipated to arrive at dealers in late 2018, the Audi A8 sets the standard for the full size luxury sedan. Stay informed on the most current updates and news for the all-new 2019 Audi A8 with Audi Cincinnati East.

Trims & Specs

Audi A8 V6T

A8 V6T

  • Starting at $83,800 MSRP
  • 3.0-liter TFSI® turbocharged V6 engine and eight-speed Tiptronic® automatic transmission
  • Heated 18-way power front seats, including power lumbar adjustment and memory
  • Audi virtual cockpit (12.3-inch LCD digital instrument cluster with two visual modes: Classic and Infortainment)
  • Audi advanced key-keyless start, stop and entry with hands-free trunk release
  • Audi smartphone interface with Apple Carplay™ and Google™ Android Auto™ form compatible devices

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