Audi is known for making of the most high luxury and well-designed powerful cars. Their vehicles have impressive features that go beyond the engine and design. Cars by Audi are aggressively designed and bring something new to the table. The new 2017 Audi A8 L is exactly that a lot more while still bring undeniably Audi.
2017 Audi A8 L has been refreshed and upgraded to be bigger, better, bolder and more powerful so that it stands for everything that Audi is and hopes to become in the future. This is a large luxury sedan that is give a bigger grille and has been given some new impressive features that make this sedan truly remarkable from every angle.
To make the upgrade more pronounced, Audi gave the new 2017 Audi A8 L a completely refreshed design that gave this SUV a commanding presence. The new A8 L looks more stunning and exciting than the previous models in the lineup.
The 2017 Audi A8 L is built to turn heads and ensure that people look at it wherever it is driven down the road. It has a very aggressive design, thanks to the impeccable attention given to even the most minor details.
Here is a review of the new 2017 Audi A8 L with a closer look at the new engine, performance, design, features and its price in the UAE.
The Design of 2017 Audi A8 L
Audi has redesigned and refreshed the whole look of the new 2017 Audi A8 L and because of this, the new 2017 Audi A8 L looks bigger than ever before. The exterior is edgier and classier, while the interior is changed to be more luxurious and comfortable than the previous models in the series. Together, the interior and the exterior bring a newer, yet at the same time, familiar Audi look.
The exterior of the new 2017 Audi A8 L is bolder, edgier and bigger at the very first glance. This is not the only change that has been made on the new A8 L by Audi. The body of the all-new 2017 Audi A8 L is made from lightweight aluminum so that it moves faster and looks more agile as well.
The look of the 2017 Audi A8 L is definitely aggressive, thanks to the much bigger grille that makes this large luxury sedan look very intimidating from the front. The grille is a Singleframe grille with sculpted horizontal bars that are made with high quality chrome that is polished to perfection.
At the front, you will find the full LED headlights that bring the iconic Audi look to this very popular and devastatingly beautiful sedan. The taillights of the 2017 Audi A8 L are also made from the LED, but unlike the headlights, the taillights are more slant that leaves a unique yet very powerful impression on the on lookers.
The exterior of the 2017 Audi A8 L is very sporty and classy, thanks to all those sharp lines and angular corners. The stance of this luxury sedan is very athletic because of the 20-inch 5 double spoke design wheels. The hood is sculpted to bring you a design that reflects the attitude that is worthy of Audi logo at the front.
When you purchase the 2017 Audi A8 L, you will have the option to purchase it with the Black Optic package that will further enhance the beauty of the 2017 Audi A8 L with the Gloss Black Singleframe grille. With this package, you will have the option of 21-inch 5-arm rotor design wheels with summer tires or 20-inch Audi Sport design wheels.
The interior of the 2017 Audi A8 L is very comfortable and luxurious so that you get to have the complete Audi experience. The interior is very spacious and the seats are more comfortable than they were before so that you enjoy the smooth drive of this luxury sedan.
At the dashboard, you will find a leather wrapped, heated steering wheel with four spoke design. It is a multifunctional steering wheel that has the A8 L badge at the center with the paddle shifters behind it so that they are in your easy reach.
Since this is a large luxury sedan, the passengers will have a lot of leg, arm and head room. The passengers can spread out and relax while they drive all over town. The front seats are very comfortable and remain so at all times, but especially when you have been driving for a very long time.
The 2017 Audi A8 L’s front seats have 18 way power options so that you can adjust the seats however you want and like. All the seats in the new 2017 Audi A8 L are covered with Valcona leather that is sewn expertly. If you want, you can have it stitched with the iconic diamond style.
There are inlays between the seats, these inlays are made from the real wood of your choice. You will have the option of Dark Brown Walnut Wood, Fine Grain Ash Velvet Brown, Fine Grain Ash Natural and Vavona Wood Assam Gray.
Another feature that makes the interior of the 2017 Audi A8 L truly amazing is the panoramic sunroof. The panoramic sunroof will also have the option of power sunshade that will bring you some relief from hard sunshine while bringing the subtle sunlight inside. The interior also offers a very intelligent four zone climate control that allows passengers in the front and rear to have their ideal temperature maintained in the car.
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The Performance of 2017 Audi A8 L
The 2017 Audi A8 L is an all-wheel drive so that it can bring you the perfect amount of power under all circumstances. Audi has brought some changes to the performance of the 2017 Audi A8 L so that you can get maximum amount of power when you need it.
You will have the option between two engines, a V6 engine and a V8 engine. The standard engine on the 2017 Audi A8 L is a supercharged 3.0-litre TFSI V6 engine that is capable of producing 333 horsepower and is paired with an 8-speed Tiptronic transmission that will bring you ultimate control over the vehicle.
The option engine is a turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 TFSI engine that is capable of producing 450 horsepower and paired with 8-speed Tiptronic transmission. The 2017 Audi A8 L brings dynamic driving features such as advanced suspension and steering, great throttle response and superior transmission shifts.
The 2017 Audi A8 L is a large luxury sedan that has a top speed of 130 mph and can go from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.5 seconds. It has a fuel tank capacity of 21.7 gallons and has fuel efficiency of 19 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway.
In true Audi fashion, the 2017 Audi A8 L is fitted with some of the best and advanced technologies and there are plenty of them to keep you happy and entertained. Some of the best technological features in the new 2017 Audi A8 L include:
- MMI navigation plus system
- Audi Connect
- Google Earth
- 3D satellite imagery
- Weather, local traffic notification, news and flight information
- WiFi hotspot
- BOSE Surround Sound System
- 7-inch color driver information system
- HD Radio Technology
- SiriusXM Satellite Radio
- Cruise control
Safety Features in 2017 Audi A8 L
The 2017 Audi A8 L is fitted with advanced safety features that are standard, so even if you don’t purchase the optional features, your luxury sedan will be secure enough to make you feel confident when you drive it on any kind of road and in any kind of weather condition.
The 2017 Audi A8 L has the following safety features:
- Anti-Lock Brake System
- Electronic Brake-Force Distribution
- Secondary Collision Brake Assist
- Electronic Stability Control
- Anti-Theft Alarm System
- Traction Control
- Tire-Pressure Monitoring System
- Lower Anchors And Tethers For Children
- Safety Belt Reminder System
- Electromechanical Parking Brake
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Parking System Plus
- Audi Pre Sense Plus
- Audi Side Assist
- Head-Up Display
The Price of Audi A8 L 2017 in the UAE
The all-new 2017 Audi A8 L is already available in the Middle East and the wider GCC area, including UAE. The 2017 Audi A8 L is available with all of its trim levels in the UAE. The price of 2017 Audi A8 L by trim level is:
- The price of 2017 Audi A8 L 3.0T V6 engine is AED 325,000 – AED 497,000.
- The price of 2017 Audi A8 L 4.0T V8 engine is AED 384,000 – AED 456,000.
- The price of 2017 Audi A8 L 6.3 W12 engine is AED 550,000 – AED 665,000.
The 2017 Audi A8 L is the perfect sedan for the people for whom money is never an issue and luxury is a necessity. With its advanced technologies, luxurious interior and amazing performance specifications, the new 2017 Audi A8 L is a worthy car to buy, especially in this price point.
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