There was a long journey for 2016 Audi A8L to become a hard competitor in the full-size sedan market scene. There two majors in this class which known as Mercedes-Benz and also BMW which always be on the top ranks. But, many of us has surprised with Audi’s debut in sedan class via their A8L version. It comes with W-12 engine. At glance, it is just a usual engine with particular power. When you read the specification it has aluminum materials as its frame. Of course, this aluminum brings big impact for this sedan. The lightweight body shows the diet-program by its manufacturer has successfully done.
2016 Audi A8L Under the Hood
The 2016 Audi A8L is not alone in its lineup especially for engine options. There are three main engines that buyers can customize on their A8 including A8L. They are V6, V8 and W12 engines. These engines are also integrated with V6 turbodiesel engine. Audi claims that they want to improve fuel economy but also the performance of A8. The result is very promising. We recorded A8L has consumed 800 miles just for a tank. For EPA rating, it is around 36 mpg. You can proof it by yourself by ordering this 85K dollars car on their official website.
As I said before, the 2016 Audi A8L is not only for better fuel economy but also performance. Now, I share the V8 engine which featured by twin turbo system. The power is 520 horsepower and it is 200horsepower higher than supercharged V6 engine. What about W12 engine? I got the data that the power of this engine is more than 500 horsepower as same as V8 with twin turbocharged. In other words, Audi’s goal for their A8’s lineup is to create less gasoline car with powerful system. Perhaps, this is the main reason why many of us turn away to look at BMW and Mercedes-Benz in the sedan class.
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2016 Audi A8L Size
You must be confused to differentiate the base 2016 A8 with 2016 Audi A8L. Do not be worry because the main feature is only on the size segment. The A8L brings extended-length rather than usual A8. Of course, many of car enthusiast love the size because it provides extra cargo space on is interior. For your information, the wheelbase of A8L has five inches longer than the standard A8. The passenger seat which will be got the impact is the rear-seat. Audi also implements the abundant trunk space in each sedan.
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