Audi is welcoming a new addition to its vehicle lineup for 2016, the Audi A8 L 4.0T Sport model. This new model boasts of an elegant exterior, a more luxurious interior and a more powerful powertrain.
As its name suggests, the Audi A8 L 4.0T Sport model is tuned for a sports-like performance, which can be mainly attributed to its core – an improved 4.0T twin turbo V8 engine. This new engine, in fact is 15hp more powerful than its predecessor, chugging out up to 450 hp in output.
Indicating the potential of this sport model is the lowered bumper, giving the A8 L 4.0T Sport a more performance-oriented appearance. Moreover, the performance potential of the A8 L 4.0T Sport is evoked by its wider stance, which is made possible by the more prominent rocker panels installed at its sides.
At the front, the vehicle features a muscular front fascia with larger air intakes for a menacing front profile. Its side profile, on the other hand, is accentuated by 20-inch five-double spoke wheels as standard.
Customers could also opt for two other 20-inch wheel alternative as well as 21-inch five-arm wheels with summer tires. Meanwhile, Audi reshaped the lower bumper of the A8 L 4.0T Sport model to make it look more dynamic.
Occupants of the A8 L 4.0T Sport would surely find its cabin as luxuriously comfortable. Offered as standard for the interior are Executive and Luxury packages that include 22-way Comfort front seats with ventilation and massage functions.
The seats are wrapped in Valcona leather with a sporty diamond pattern stitching. Also provided as standard for the A8 L 4.0T Sport are an Alcantara headliner and an acoustic glazing on the windows, as well as a panoramic sunroof.
Moreover, drivers benefit from various assistance functions like the Audi side assist with pre-sense rear, which may provide support when the driver is changing lanes. This system also helps monitors the traffic.
The A8 L 4.0T Sport also features Audi adaptive cruise control with stop & go. Interestingly, the A8 L 4.0T Sport comes with the Audi head-up display with navigation information. Interested buyers can avail of the MY2016 Audi A8 L 4.0T Sport at a starting manufacturer suggested retail price of $90,500, excluding destination charge of $925.