Luxury on wheels, the Audi A8 is a very impressive car in many aspects.We look at some of our favourite features in this article.

Performance

As you may have guessed, the car delivers a terrific performance. The most popular engine, the 3.0 litre V6 diesel is the most economical and has the power you will need. All engines consist of an 8 gear automatic transmissions. On another note, the 6.3 litre W12 is able to produce as astronomical 493 BHP for those who require pure power.

Equipment

The Audi A8 is very luxurious and the standard list of equipment represents that. Leather seats, climate control, A DAB radio, stylish LED running lights and satellite navigation systems are all included in the car as standard. Upgrading to the SE executive trim models will add rear parking cameras, bigger alloy wheels along with an operational boot closing system. There are even massage seats available to add on as an extra. It really doesn’t come more luxurious than that does it?

Safety

It will be difficult to beat to car when it comes to keeping everyone safe. There are eight airbags and stability control along with Audi’s intelligent pre-sense system. This has the ability to tighten the front seatbelts, turn the hazard lights on and close all the windows when an accident occurs. Night vision which can spot pedestrians along with automatic braking comes as an extra.

Interior

The inside of the car matches that of its whole appeal by offering great quality and containing plenty of luxury items. There is a beautiful mix of leather and wood within, something which is mainly associated to luxury vehicles. Attention to detail is obvious throughout. It’s a wonderful car to sit in and drive from anyone’s perspective.

Running Costs

Some models are very economical and won’t cost you as much as you think to run. The 3.0 litre V6 TDI is the most economical model as mentioned earlier, with it achieving around 42.8 mpg. The stop/start technology as well the brake energy recuperation system help to reduce the fuel costs.

Conclusion

Overall it’s a fantastic car to own and drive. It’s certainly not for everyone; it comes with a hefty price tag. We think if your prepared to pay, it’s worth every penny.