Audi A8 L launched at Rs 1.29 crore

German luxury car manufacturer Audi recently launched its flagship sedan, the new Audi A8 L in two variants in India. The Audi A8 L Celebration Edition is available as a 5-seater and Audi A8 L Technology is available in 4 and 5-seat configurations, priced at INR 1.29 crores and INR 1.57 crores (ex-showroom) respectively.

The sedan is available in 8 standard exterior colors- Terra Grey, District Green, Firmament Blue, Floret Silver, Glacier White, Manhattan Grey, Vesuvius Grey, and Mythos Black, the automaker said and is available in 4 interior colors Mother of Pearl Beige, Cognac Brown, Sard Brown and Black. The new Audi model will rival the likes of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 7-Series, Jaguar XJ as well as the Lexus LS.

Balbir Singh Dhillon, Head, Audi India said, “The Audi A8 L is a symbol of no-compromise transport and the latest model brings in even more glamour, comfort and technology. With the new Audi A8 L, we are offering our discerning customers greater choice and wider personalization options as well. The Audi A8 L Celebration Edition and Audi A8 L Technology are designed to finely reflect our customers’ personalities.”

Powered by a dynamic 3.0L TFSI (petrol), 48V mild-hybrid engine, the new Audi A8 L produces 340 hp and 500 Nm torque. The Audi A8 L accelerates from 0-100 kmph in 5.7 seconds.

The car’s system detects road undulations in advance using the front camera and predictively adjusts the suspension for brilliant comfort. Predictive compensation up to a speed of 30 kmph.

In terms of safety, Audi Pre-Sense Basic activates in milliseconds in anticipation of a collision to reduce the risk of injury. There are 8 airbags (including front and rear-seat side airbags) present in the sedan, which is upgradeable to 10 airbags, with the optional central airbags for the front and rear as a part of Safety Package plus.

The newly launched car comes with 5 years warranty as standard that is extendable up to 7 years; 5 years of Road Side Assistance (RSA) as standard with the option to extend up to 10 years and 3 years Comprehensive Service Package.