Audi A8 L reaches 5.3 m luxury sedan

Audi new A8 is available in a 5.3-metre, L shape, with most of the demand is expected to come from China.

As a result, the extension of the model is on show in Beijing, where the public can view more rear legroom on offer from a car that has been stretched by 130mm.

The A8 L comes with the same long list of advanced driver assist features like the regular car, currently in a Audi, the most high-tech model yet.

Among the technology list, have autonomous driving mode that allows the car to drive up to 31mph on the highway traffic. There is also a highly advanced road-scanning active suspension to improve the ride quality.

The power for the long-wheelbase car comes with a choice of two engines. The first is a six-cylinder 3.0-liter turbo diesel engine producing 282bhp, while the second is a new mild-hybrid based on a petrol six-pot unit with a 48V architecture, which delivers 335bhp.

The 4.2-litre V8 diesel offered in the regular A8 is not available with the A8 L.

Even though Audi’s long-wheelbase models, which also include the A6L, and Q5L, are focused on the Chinese market, the A8 L is for sale in the Uk.

Costs starting from € 73,095 here – £8220 more than the entry-level version of the standard machine.

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