The 2013 Audi A8 flagship represents progressive advances in engineering, technology, design, and performance. The A8 has moved luxury forward, solidifying our commitment to excellence with a refusal to settle for anything less.
From its dynamic line that visually brings the vehicle closer to the road to the signature flow of its character line, the A8 was designed with dynamism, sportiness, and elegance in mind. The uniquely bold Audi Singleframe® grille has angled corners and horizontal chrome struts that create contrasting details to the sweeping hood. Available full LED headlight technology boldly declares the arrival of the A8, while helping enhance lighting effectiveness. From the rear, the subtly squared corners emphasize the wide stance. From whatever angle you take to admire this car, you'll see the inspired result of considered design, down to the very last millimeter.
Every detail you see within the A8 was meticulously engineered as an opportunity to progress the driving experience. To prove its passion for performance, Audi created an MMI® touch to respond to your handwriting. To make it all aesthetically pleasing, the sweeping dashboard design features a wood finish that runs around the entire interior, seamlessly wrapping everything in front of you. And the A8 model's extensive range of seat versions, upholstery and other options provides different ways for different drivers to find an elevated sense of comfort and luxury. It's considerations like these that make driving this vehicle easier and more enjoyable.
The A8 advances the values and technology that our legacy has created with an update that performs with increased precision and efficiency.* TFSI® technology enables the 3.0T engine to be powerful and responsive without draining your fuel tank. Legendary Audi quattro® all-wheel drive shifts power towards the axle with more traction at practically any time, helping provide greater handling precision. And you'll notice an increase in fuel efficiency from the eight-speed Tiptronic® transmission and the lightweight aluminum ASF® technology.
*18 city/28 highway mpg (2013 A8 3.0 TFSI®, Eight-speed Tiptronic®). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary.
Collisions happen. We intentionally prepare for them. Crumple zones at the front and rear help dissipate the energy and force of a collision. Our engineers also strategically placed a grand total of ten airbags throughout the cabin to help protect the driver and all outboard passengers.* When something goes wrong, the A8 does everything it can to help protect its occupants.
*Airbags are supplemental restraints only and will not deploy under all crash circumstances. Always wear your safety belts and seat children on in the rear, using restraint systems appropriate for their size and age.
Speed and swiftness may be at the heart of every A8, but for those who refuse to settle for less than all-around supremacy, Audi offers the W12 engine. Featuring FSI® direct injection, a generous 6.3 liters of displacement, and the inherent refinement only twelve cylinders can bring, the A8 model's 500-horsepower crown jewel can accelerate to 60 mph in 4.1 seconds, embarrassing most sports cars while demonstrating otherworldly smoothness and silence in the process. What's more, the W12's clever packaging blesses it with an unusually modest size that enabled the inclusion of quattro®, making the A8 the only twelve-cylinder sedan in its league with all-wheel-drive.