2018 Audi R8 full engine range has been revealed as its debut grow closer in early 2017. The current generation - the third - has been on the market since 2010, and given the progress of its rivals, it's time for the popular sedan to be renewed. The A8 has about 20 years of history behind it and one of Audis best cars in the industry.
2018 Audi A8 Spy Photos and Videos
It is not the first time the Audi A8 sedan has been spotted during its testing stages. The previous times already showed quite clearly, despite the camouflage, that the changes will introduce a lot in the exterior design. It should be mentioned that the 2018 A8 will echo the new Audi design philosophy as it will be the first model to be styled under the guidance of Marc Lichte but it will also borrow styles from the Audi A4 and Audi A5 as seen in the spy photos from Motor Authority
Although still heavily camouflage, some spy photos, and videos of the 2018 Audi A8 somewhat showed the updated interior. And based on those as well as rumors, the interior will receive a new structure including nostalgic details that will surprise Audi fans as well as cutting edge technology. Everything points that the A8 may be the first Audi capable of handling some situations in fully autonomous mode.
2018 Audi A8 Full Engine Range
As for its engines, we find some interesting and important news. Audi is taking seriously the development of this new flagship, according to AutoEvolution. It will have a new lightweight chassis that has been tuned on the Nurburgring tracks and now the full range of engine had been revealed.
The range will consist of four petrol engines, three diesel and two plug -in hybrids. These engines will be coupled with the latest technologies, such as electric turbos, Quattro drive, automatic transmission and a new ZF eight - speed transmission. Here is the engine range.
Audi A8 3.0 V6 TFSI with 333 hp
Audi A8 V8 4.0 TFSI with 450 hp
Audi A8 6.0 W12 bi-turbo with 600 hp
Audi S8 V8 4.0 TFSI with 610 hp
Audi A8 V6 TDI with 272 hp
Audi A8 V6 TDI with 320 hp
Audi A8 4.0 V8 TDI with 445 hp
Audi A8 5.0 TDI V10
E-Tron Audi A8 3.0 TDI V6
Audi A8 3.0 TFSI E-Ton
As seen, the powers grow compared to the previous generation. Note the presence of the new block V10 diesel, as well as the use of electric turbos in block V8 diesel. Finally, all E-Tron range will be a hybrid plugin but not all markets will enjoy both versions of E-Tron
The 2018 Audi A8 is expected to give the BMW 7 Series or Mercedes S Class a hard time. Watch its spy video here: