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Audi UK shows off the A8 L facelift in new video

Audi UK has released a new video featuring the long wheelbase A8 L facelift. It represents the company’s flagship sedan and nearing the end of its life cycle as a new generation will be introduced sometime next year. The current A8 L features the Audi Space Frame which makes extensive use of aluminum and in United Kingdom carries a starting price of £62,770, going all the way up to £97,325 for the version equipped with the W12 6.3-liter engine.

Aside from the flagship W12 engine, the Audi A8 L can also be had with a 4.0 TFSI engine as well as with a couple of diesels in the form of a 3.0 TDI and a 4.2 TDI. There’s also a hybridized 2.0 TFSI which together with the other engines works with an eight-speed Tiptronic gearbox.

http://youtu.be/AsJnQ4CzJe4

The Audi A8 L facelift can be equipped with a wide array of high-tech goodies including matrix LED headlights, laminated windows, power door closure and a power-operated trunk which opens & closes electrically.

On the inside it gets standard four-zone climate control system, electric blinds for the rear windows, LED ambient lighting package, auto-dimming rear view mirror and more aluminum accents. All cars get LED taillights, light & rain sensor package, headlight washers and double body glazing.

Adrian Padeanu

Long-time fan of the fabled Four Rings.