2018 Audi A8 Engine: The Powerful Arrangement

When we are talking about 2018 Audi A8 engine, we are talking about the engine arrangement and the possible powertrain. After all, what good does it make to have a stylish vehicle without the powerful engine? And with the better engine arrangement, it is expected that it will affect the car’s handle, control, and performance.

The Newest Updates

Besides some of the changes on the exterior side – which is claimed to be better and more elegant in the physical appeal – the engine is said to be improved and made better. There is a definite improvement on the efficiency and also the performance – as well as some of the added technologies will get the real implementation experience.

The A8 has been known as this luxurious vehicle with the promising features and power. And along with the improved design, there is also a possible changes happening to 2018 Audi A8 engine so it should be more powerful, stronger, and more promising.

Engine and Specs

What can you expect about the 2018 Audi A8 engine, anyway? Well, the entry trim will be coming with either diesel or petrol V6 engine with 3.0 liter capacity that is delivering different output. For the diesel, it will produce 286 hp of power, while the petrol unit will deliver 340 hp of power. If you are willing to spend more for the higher trim, you can expect petrol V8 engine with either diesel or petrol unit, producing 460 hp of power.

The highest trim will be coming with petrol W12 engine. If you opt for the hybrid model, you will have the plug in e-tron engine with V6 petrol engine with 3.0 liter capacity that is paired with the electric motor, delivering 449 hp of power. The electric unit can cover around 31 miles. It can even be charged through wireless method – thanks to the inductive special charging pad that can be fitted to the garage floor.

The Newest Technology

One thing that makes this A8 special is the fact that it has its own autonomous driving technology in level 3 which means that the car can accelerate, drive, and brake the vehicle on its own without you having to monitor the progress or keep your hands on the steering wheel all of the time. If the car ‘isn’t able’ to handle operation and needs you to take over, it will make an alarming sound so you know what to do. Besides the powerful 2018 Audi A8 engine option, this autonomous driving is one of the best technologies Audi has made.


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