Audi’s next-generation A8 has actually been spotted once again. The car is confirmed for a reveal on July 11 however won’t reach showrooms till 2018. It will arrive as a 2019 model. The brand-new A8, the nameplate’s 4th generation, is the first model to be styled under the assistance of Marc Lichte who took over the style reins at Audi in late 2013.
2019 Audi A8 Design
Marc Lichte already previewed the make over with the series of Prologue principles, which, judging by our newest spy shots, the brand-new A8 will closely look like. The size of the vehicle isn’t really altering much compared with the present A8, though the nose seems a little bit longer. Under the new sheet metal is the latest advancement of Audi’s MLB platform, which is destined for a variety of Audi models and even some from Volkswagen, such as the new Touareg. The latest MLB platform made its debut in the 2017 Q7 and brings substantial weight savings and compatibility with alternative powertrains.
2019 Audi A8 Features
There will also be loads of brand-new technologies to help the driver. For instance, the new A8 will be the first Audi capable of handling some circumstances completely self-driving mode. It will be able to manage parking circumstances along with owning in traffic at speeds of approximately 37 mph thanks to a new feature called Traffic Jam Pilot. Other developments must consist of a new infotainment system with gesture control, plus brand-new lighting technologies including organic LEDs in the taillights.
2019 Audi A8 Engine
The standard engine lineup ought to resemble the existing A8’s offerings, indicating V-6 and V-8 systems. A W-12 is also likely to be used once more, and we must see a plug-in hybrid option and potentially even a battery-electric alternative later on in the life cycle. Some models are likewise most likely to feature an electric compressor, especially diesels. Don’t anticipate any diesels to be sold in the United States, though.
2019 Audi A8 Release Date
The upgraded A8 lineup, the fourth generation of the Audi flagship sedan, is being developed around the Volkswagen Group’s newest’s MLB platform. The brand-new platform will bring weight cost savings plus next-generation electronic driving help. The basic A8 bows later on this year, as a 2019 model.