2019 Audi A8 is the first with Level 3 self-driving capability in United States. A Level 3 model is considered to be in control for specific situations with the driver responsible for taking over control when there is change in the environment. This luxurious sedan is created with electrical power to give its best comfort while driving.
2019 Audi A8 Wider Trapezoid Grille and Slimmer LED Lights
The exterior of 2019 Audi A8 will have some changes. The shape of the new model has progressed mildly from the previous model. The most noticeable changes are the wider trapezoid grille bracketed by larger air intakes, slimmer LED headlights, slimmer set of taillights, and a profile with two shoulder lines that almost intersect at the back of the rear door. This model will offer both standard and long wheelbase versions. The design used for this model is based on MLB architecture. The core structure is still uses aluminum, steel, carbon-fiber reinforced plastic, and magnesium with a function to reduce the weight and increase body stiffness.
2019 Audi A8 Great Suspension Program
The new 2019 Audi A8 comes up with great changes in its interior. The new model pares down the cockpit and removes many buttons and switches then replaces them with touch-sensitive surfaces and digital displays. New A8 uses high-resolution screens in the gauge cluster and dual-screen arrangement at the center of the dash. The upper screen works as an output from navigation and infotainment systems. The lower screen works as the interface for climate control. 2019 Audi A8 blends more materials for a lighter body weight with new electrification hardware. There is a great suspension program. This program enables the car to lean more or less depending on the level of comfort. The system also works well with safety hardware to mitigate accidents and injuries. If the car sensors imminent side impact at more than 15 mph, the suspension will rise so the collision occurs at structurally stiff part of the car. The rear electrical wheel steering with actuators is capable of 5 degrees of movement. At low speeds, the steering cuts its turning circle dramatically.
Audi A8 2019 Electrical Power Engine
Going to its engine specs, 2019 Audi A8 will be equipped with mild-hybrid batteries and motors. The motor-generator helps the internal-combustion engine by contributing power during heavy acceleration or launch. It also makes a wider range to stop or start the possible operation. In addition, it allows A8 to turn off its engine and decouple the drivetrain at highway speeds while it regains electricity when braking. The model will use a 3.0-liter turbo 6 which produces 34 horsepower. Later, it is expected to use tandem with twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 which produces 460 horsepower. The A8’s new 48-volt electrical system can produce jolt to fully activate the suspension. Air springs and adaptive dampers are also available with actuators which can raise or lower each wheel separately when the road surface changes.
2019 Audi A8 Arriving Soon with Fabulous Price
Regarding the release date of 2019 Audi A8, it is expected that this unique sedan will be available soon at the end of Summer or early in Fall in 2018. For the price, some people expect that it will be about $100,000.