Friday, November 01, 2013
By Kamal Swami
Audi A8 caught going through test drive
Rumors are flowing in air that German car maker Audi is conducting test drive of facelift Audi A8 on Mumbai roads and this can also witnessed from images posted on official website of company, which compels the industry experts to expect that Audi may showcase facelift Audi A8 during Indian Auto Expo to be held in February during next year. It is also rumored that German car maker had started testing of Audi A8 two months ago on Indian roads even before the organization of Frankfurt Motor Show. However during it’s unveiled at Frankfurt Motor Show sources of Audi said that facelifts are carried according to latest technology and efforts are made to enhance its power accordingly.
To start with engine configuration Audi has carried out the existing engine options of 3.0L TDI, 4.2L TDI, 4.2L FSI and a 6.3L W12 but has interestingly worked on improving its fuel efficiency and decreasing level of omissions. Similarly the length of car remains unchanged.
Other things which remain unchanged are a Matrix LED headlight which is fascinating feature of Audi A8 and in this facelift Audi has continued them, however Audi has enhanced its feature and even at high beam it will not dazzle the drivers of vehicle coming from opposite direction. The major changes introduced in Audi A8 include newly designed bumpers and grille, redesigned tail lights followed by chrome strips on rear bumper.
to know more about features existing in current model of Audi A8, read here.