05 Dec 2019 Audi A8 with Turbocharged V6 Engine and Advanced Technologies
The Audi A8 debuted for the first time during the 2017 Audi Summit and grabbed a lot of attention luxury sedan enthusiasts for its impressive modern-day vehicle appeal. Although, the Audi A8 has come a long way from its original design from 2017, the brand has revamped the 2019 Audi A8 for a completely new look that perfectly adds to its contemporary look.
The exterior of the 2019 A8 features sharp curves that emphasise the sporty appeal of this sedan. For enhanced performance, this large luxury sedan comes with two engine options and advanced driver-assistance technologies to choose from.
Since the safety of the occupants is of utmost importance to the brand, the all-new Audi A8 comes with 41 driver-assistance systems (optional) that boost the confidence of the driver and ensure a stress-free driving experience. The 2019 Audi A8 is a mild hybrid electric vehicle that has also been equipped with a Belt Starter Generator that offers 40 seconds of emission-free driving.
Here is a review of the 2019 Audi A8 that is available in the UAE with a keen look at its design, performance, safety features, price and a lot more.
The all-new Audi A8 has been revamped for a stylish new look. The exterior has been designed with sharp curves and sleek lines that make it stand out from the rest of the vehicles in the sedan segment. The interior has been designed for a more inviting look and has been fitted with updated technologies and convenience features to take the in-cabin experience of the occupants to the next level.
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The exterior of the 2019 Audi A8 is available in 7 colours. These colours include Ara Blue Crystal, Suzuka Grey Metallic, Misano Red Pearl, Diamond Beige Metallic, Quantum Grey, Goodwood Green Pearl and Ipanema Brown Metallic.
The exterior of the all-new Audi A8 has been designed for a bold and elegant look. From front to back, this large luxury sedan exults a commanding on-road presence. For enhanced stiffness, this sedan has been constructed on a multi-material space frame that makes the 2019 A8 the lightest in its class. The entire front fascia has been covered with the iconic Singleframe grille that adds to the aggressive appeal of the vehicle. The grille has been fitted a little lower to add to the vehicle’s sporty appeal and accentuate its wider stance.
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Just below the grille, two small air intakes have been fitted on the lower bumper that will help in improving the engine cooling function of the vehicle. Full HD headlights have been added on either side of the grille that will help in illuminating the road and surrounding for the driver during the low visibility conditions.
The rear of this luxury sedan has been fitted with LED taillights and dual exhaust outlets that add to its sporty appeal. The tailgate of the 2019 A8 features sharp horizontal lines that perfectly complement the overall persona of this luxury sedan.
The interior of the 2019 Audi A8 has been designed to be spacious and comfortable. To add to its luxury appeal, the cabin has been fitted with Valcona leather upholstered seats that enhance the ride comfort of the occupants. The front of the cabin has been fitted with 18-way power adjustable comfort seats that have been equipped with lumbar support, memory setting and heating function. The 2019 A8 comes with 7 Valocona leather upholstery color options and two Nappa leather upholstery color option.
For an enhanced in-cabin experience, the 2019 A8 has been fitted with latest standard and optional technological features. Some of the standard technologies included in the 2019 Audi A8 include Apple CarPlay, MMI Touch Response with Dual Center Display, Bang & Olufsen Sound System with 17 speakers, Audi Virtual Cockpit with 12.3-inch LCD Digital Instrument Cluster, Four-zone Automatic Climate Control System, MMI Navigation Plus System, Android Auto, HD Radio Technology, Voice Control System, LED Ambient Lighting, Bluetooth, MMI Radio, SiriusXM and a lot more.
As for the optional technologies, the 2019 Audi A8 comes with Air Quality System, Heated Rear Seats, Rear Seat Entertainment System with Dual Tablets, Alcantara Headliner and a lot more.
The 2019 Audi A8 is an all-wheel drive Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicle that comes with two engine options and in two trim levels. Both the engine options have been paired with an 8-speed Tiptronic automatic transmission. For the convenience of the driver, the 2019 A8 features Audi Drive Select with three driving modes that can be selected according to the convenience. The driving modes include Auto, Comfort and Individual.
The first engine option that is offered with the 2019 Audi A8 is a 3.0-litre turbocharged V6 engine. This engine has the capacity to generate 340 horsepower and 500Nm of torque, which enables the all-new A8 can accelerate from 0 to 100 Km/h in just 5.6s and has a top speed of 250 Km/h.
The same engine has been tuned for enhanced performance and has the ability to generate 460 horsepower and 660Nm of torque. Powered with this engine the, 2019 Audi A8 can accelerate from 0 to 100 Km/h in just 4.5s and has a top speed 250 Km/h.
When it comes to safety features, Audi never fails to produce the safest possible vehicles in the market. The all-new Audi A8 has been equipped with a wide range of standard and optional safety features that ensure the safety of all occupants and offers complete control over the vehicle to the driver. With the help of 41 available driver-assistance systems, the 2019 Audi A8 offers a hassle-free commuting experience while boosting the confidence of the driver.
Some of the standout standard safety features of the 2019 Audi A8 available in the UAE include:
- Audi Connect CARE Assistance and Security
- Anti-lock Brake System
- Advanced Airbags Protection System with 6 Airbags
- Audi Pre Sense Basic and Front
- Brake Assist
- High-beam Assistant
- Parking System with Front and Rear Acoustic Sensors
- Front Passenger Occupant Detection for Airbags
- Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children in Rear Seats
- Secondary Collision Brake Assist
- Cruise Control System
- Electromechanical Progressive Steering System
- Electronic Stability Control
- Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution
- Electromechanical Parking Brake
- Traction Control System
- Tyre Pressure Monitoring System
- Rear View Camera
The highlighting optional driver-assistance system offered with the 2019 Audi A8 include:
- Audi Pre Sense 360
- Audi Adaptive Cruise Control
- Audi Side Assist
- Audi Active Lane Assist with Emergency Assist
- Audi Pre Sense Rear
- Head-up Display with Navigation and Assistance Systems Information
- Predictive Efficiency Assist
- Rear Cross Traffic Assist
- Intersection Assist
- Vehicle Exit Warning
- Top View Camera System with Virtual 360 View
- Traffic Jam Assist
- Turn Assist
- Traffic Sign Recognition System
Price of the 2019 Audi A8 available in the UAE
The 2019 Audi A8 is a large luxury sedan that is currently available in the UAE in two trim level and with two powerful engine options. The starting price of the 2019 Audi A8 is AED 390,000 but it can go higher according to the selected convenience features, technologies, engine options and trim level.
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