2019 Audi A8 Review: Style and Luxury with Tech to Match

The 2019 Audi A8, a redesigned new ride featuring the 48-volt electrical system that supplies power to infotainment system and active suspension. Besides, the car improves fuel economy.

2019 Audi A8 Review
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Vehicle Summary:

The 2019 Audi A8, slotting above the A6, its automaker’s flagship with a full-size luxury sedan. It comes with all-wheel drive configuration. The 2019 Audi A8 is a mild hybrid consisting of a lithium-ion battery and 48-volt electrical system.

Around the corner, the car has a lot of technologies making it smart. With touch sensitive door handles, they delay the opening of doors when they sense any object approaching. For front-mounted cameras, they sense someone coming around the corner.

This A8 driver’s interface is known as MMI touch response accessed via two touchscreens 8.6 inches and the 10.1-inch screen. The new interface replaces the center console-mounted knob that was used previously in MMI systems. With this car, they are easy to read and have big icons on both touchscreens. The current system is comfortable although not as simple as earlier and therefore it feels sophisticated. For the drivers who might lament the loss of something they can turn, there is one physical knob that is below the screens.

Overview:

This 2019 Audi A8 is the king of luxury sedans with technology including luxury options and autonomous driving features. The luxury options include foot warmer for a rear-seat passenger. It’s standard with a 335 -HP turbocharged V -6. It comes with two engines both paired to 8-speed automatic transmission.

2019 Audi A8 Overview
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The available features will be including a touchscreen with the newest version of MMI interface, laser headlight, familiar knob, foot massage function, electronically controlled active suspension, heated armrests, all-wheel steering, ventilated, heated and massaging seats.

Safety:

For addition to its usual active safety features, it includes forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, blind spot warning, automatic emergency braking, lane keeping assist, departure warning, and pedestrian detection. Besides, this 2019 Audi A8 also has an automated parking system helping to park the car into a perpendicular or parallel spot, maneuvering, an exit warning system allowing you to know it might hit something with the door and a crossing assist that uses a radar up front in detecting possible collisions.

Package Deal:

According to the new A8, it’s all not about its features but its innovation as a package. It has an array of automation detached from sacrificing any luxurious feel or driving experience. When you are in the market for technology and serenity, all rolled and in one package, its A8 where it is put all together in such a way that it is worth the price.

Conclusion:

The drive is yet out, but there is an expectation of it to have a smooth ride and also better driving dynamics. It will be better than the car it’s replacing. It’s a tremendous fortunate for new features like adaptive suspension and all-wheel-steering system. Even though it will handle better than the predecessor, there are many expectations for 2019 Audi A8 to coddle the passengers in a cocoon having the luxury and therefore the ideal car for chauffeuring in.

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