At the launch there is no choice between two V8 engines: the 4.2 TDI and 4.2 FSI. The new 4.2 FSI with Audi A8 (372 hp) is from 86,500 euros, the Audi A8 with 4.2 TDI (350 hp) is from 91,500 euros including VAT. Both models come standard with the Tiptronic automatic and Quattro all-wheel drive returned.
With the 4.2 FSI A8 new sprint from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.7 seconds and reaches a limited top speed of 250 km / h, consumption is decreased by 13% over its predecessor: the A8 4.2 FSI has plenty to 9.5 litres/100 km. With 4.2 TDI sprints from 0 to A8 to 100 km / h in 5.5 seconds, this is also the maximum torque of 800 Nm, top speed is now limited to 250 km / h. Consumption fell by 19% over its predecessor and comes down to 7.6 litres/100 km.