2011 Audi A8 - Drive Time Review

Drive Time review of the all-new 2011 Audi A8 by auto critic Steve Hammes

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2018 Audi A8 - INTERIOR
Luxury lounge: the interior Freedom is the defining design feature with a new luxury slant. This explains the A8’s resemblance to a lavish, spacious lounge. Compared to the predecessor model, it has grown substantially in length in both body versions. The range of equipment and materials is extensive, with every detail radiating superlative bespoke quality – from the perforation in the seat upholstery to the electrically opened and closed shutters on the air vents. The classiest seat in the new Audi flagship model is in the rear right – the optional relaxation seat in the A8 L that comes with four different adjustment options and a footrest. In this seat, the passenger can warm and massage the soles of their feet on a unit with multiple settings incorporated into the back of the front-passenger seat. The new comfort head restraints complete the experience. The rear passengers can also control an array of functions such as ambient lighting, the new HD Matrix reading lights and seat massage, plus make private phone calls, via a separate operating unit. The rear seat remote, with its OLED display as large as a smartphone, is a removable unit housed in the center armrest. Fingertip response: the controls The luxury sedan’s interior deliberately adopts a reductive design; the interior architecture is clear and with a strictly horizontal orientation. Audi carries its high quality standards into the digital age with a radically new operating concept. It does away with the familiar rotary pushbutton and touchpad of the predecessor model. The instrument panel is kept largely clear of buttons and switches. At its center is a 10.1-inch touchscreen display which, when off, blends almost invisibly into the high-gloss black surround thanks to its black-panel look. The user interface appears as soon as the car is opened. The driver controls the Infotainment system with fingertip control on the large display. They can use a second touchscreen display on the center tunnel console to access the air conditioning and comfort functions as well as make text inputs. When the driver activates a function in the upper or lower display, they hear and feel a click by way of confirmation. The glass-look operating buttons respond in the same way. The combination of acoustic and tactile feedback along with the use of common touch gestures such as swiping make the new MMI touch response especially safe, intuitive and quick to use. The A8 can also engage in intelligent conversation. The driver can activate an array of functions in the automobile using a new, natural form of voice control. Information on destinations and media is either available on board or is delivered from the cloud at LTE speed. The extensive Audi connect range also includes traffic sign recognition and hazard information – innovative car-to-X services that draw on the swarm intelligence of the Audi fleet. The extensively optimized navigation is another new feature: It is self-learning, based on the route just driven. This provides the driver with intelligent search suggestions. The map also incorporates highly detailed 3D models of major European cities. interior Features Floating image: the head-up display Top technology: the MMI navigation plus Car-to-X: traffic sign information and hazard information An array of other services: Audi connect Central access point: the new myAudi app Groundbreaking: navigation with lots of new features Digital access to the car: the Audi connect key 400 custom functions: personalization Virtual click: the MMI touch response operating system High hit rate: keyword search with hybrid concept Full HD: the Audi virtual cockpit Floating image: the head-up display A short action: the electric door lock Full sensory experience: the new luxury slant Indulgent comfort: the seats First-class travel: the relaxation seat Compact-format operating convenience: the rear seat remote As you choose: new phone solutions Clean, fresh air on board: the air quality package Exclusive top engine: the W12 The W12 will follow in 2018 in the new A8 L as the supreme, highly refined top engine version. With its two twin scroll turbochargers, it develops 430 kW (585 hp) from a displacement of 5,950 cm3. Its 800 Nm (590.0 lb-ft) of torque is available constantly between 1,300 and 5,000 rpm. Like the 4.0 TFSI, the twelve-cylinder engine features COD (cylinder on demand) technology. At low loads and engine speeds, it shuts down the left-hand cylinder bank to trim fuel consumption. The new Audi A8 and A8 L are being built at the Neckarsulm site and will appear on the German market in late fall 2017. The starting price for the A8 is EUR 90,600, with the A8 L starting at EUR 94,100. Full interior Review https://www.audi-mediacenter.com/en/audi-a8-the-fourth-generation-heading-i nto-a-new-era-9105 Music: 300 Violin Orchestra Fast Version⁄No Copyright Free Music Epic Cinematic NCM Epic Music Ender Guney "SUBSCRIBE NOW"





2012 Audi A8-L 4.2 Start Up, Exterior/ Interior Review
Welcome everyone to the all new 2012 Audi A8-L with the 4.2L FSI V8 in Phantom Black Pearl Effect. With this being Audi's flagship sedan, it incorporates many of Audi's signature design cues and materials. It's now one of the most luxurious models that Audi currently sells on the current market. On that front, it now sports multiple futuristic and highly luxurious design cues, and all new features. Many of these highly unique aspects are explained throughout this complete review of the vehicle. This review consists of explaining many unique features and aspects of the overall car, complete with a demonstration of the engine, through the start up process. This video is designed to educate potential buyers and enthusiasts alike on one of many new vehicles on the market today.





2015 Audi S8 4.0T Quattro - WR TV POV Night Drive
This week we’re behind the wheel of the Audi’s full sized luxury sedan, the refreshed-for-2015 A8, here in performance specification as the S8. The big Audi’s Quattro all-wheel-drive system is an ideal fit for Michigan’s currently wintery weather – so much so that we really couldn’t keep ourselves out of this bruiser from Ingolstadt and decided to include a third night time drive video to see how the S8 fared in the snowy conditions with compromised visibility. The S8 is powered by a twin turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 that outputs a decidedly healthy 520 horsepower and 481 pound-feet of torque. That powerplant is hooked up to an 8-speed automatic transmission which sends the twist to all four wheels. That’s enough to get the nearly 4700-pound S8 to sixty miles per hour from a standstill in a mere 3.9 seconds on its way to an electronically limited 155 mile per hour top speed. Our tester’s 21-inch five-spoke alloys would normally be wrapped in 275/35R21 summer tires, but instead arrived with much more appropriate Dunlop SP Wintersport 3D rubber, which helped to bolster confidence behind the wheel in less-than-ideal weather. The 2015 Audi S8 starts at $114,900 with navigation, the aforementioned powertrain and various comfort and safety features like four-zone climate control and a heads up display as standard. Our tester came with a number of options including Bang and Olufsen advanced audio, a sport Exhaust system, and Audi Design interior appointments which bring the grand total to $132,225. Let’s see what that kind of coin gets you in a full-sized Audi luxury sports sedan. http://www.windingroad.com/articles/reviews/wr-tv-2015-audi-s8/ Visit us at http://www.windingroad.com and http://www.windingroadracing.com Wear headphones! The audio in this video was recorded with in-ear binaural microphones. With headphones or earbuds on, you'll feel like you're actually sitting in the driver's seat. We upload new videos every week that give quick insight into what our weekly test cars look, feel, and sound like when they're being driven joyfully. If you haven't already, subscribe. Winding Road Media presents automotive and racing products and information to car enthusiasts. http://www.windingroadracing.com offers products and services for car enthusiasts and racers. Winding Road Magazine is a free weekly online magazine written for the car enthusiast, with an intelligent, entertaining perspective. Visit us at http://www.windingroad.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Winding-Road/18921012131 Our Racing Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/WindingRoadRacing





2012 Audi A8 L Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the all new 2012 Audi A8L. I take viewers on a close look through the interior and exterior of this car while showing details, over viewing of features, and noting unique styling cues to the vehicle itself. I also show the engine and the details of it, start it up and see how it sounds under acceleration. A thorough tour/review of this car designed to give others a greater overall appreciation of the vehicle.




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