Practice Test: Audi A8 60 TFSIe Quattro

for Years, the European customers handles in the League of luxury versions without thinking, mostly by the high-performance and economical diesel models. An Aud

Practice Test: Audi A8 60 TFSIe Quattro

for Years, the European customers handles in the League of luxury versions without thinking, mostly by the high-performance and economical diesel models. An Audi A8 is no exception to the Mercedes S-class, a BMW 7 series or the now-discontinued Jaguar XJ. But the race between the drives has become more open than ever - especially in the case of the flagship model of Audi. Because the Ingolstadt-based company not to offer your A8 is available with normal and long - wheelbase A8 L with the powerful V8 - Topdiesel and more than 350 HP at all.

Audi Plug-In Hybrid more Power than the Diesel

Either you decide for a gasoline or only Diesel and then it is in this class comparatively meager 286 HP. More interesting than ever, is likely to be for many, therefore, the Plug-in hybrid variant, which hit as the Audi A8 60 TFSIe Quattro with an equally blank as snobbish nomenclature around. Audi Audi A8 60 TFSIe Quattro

However, apart from the recallable letters Orgy at the rear of the Audi A8 offers PHEVs a more than tempting package for the luxurious life. The supercharged three-liter V6 gasoline engine is supported by a 100 kW electric motor, which is hidden in the transmission tunnel, while the lush engine power is transferred to both drive axles.

700 Newton meters of torque with Powerboost

So from the original 340 HP / 500 Nm, a total of 330 kW / 449 HP and a maximum torque of 700 Nm that offers performance requests from any speed, an additional propulsion by power boost. From the Stand of the nearly 2.4-ton four-wheel drive sprints in under five seconds to 100 and is electronically limited to a maximum of 250 km/h. The digital Tacho shows 268 km/h. However, the full-throttle boost on the highway is only one. Up to a speed of 135 km/h, the luxury sedan from Neckarsulm can drive purely electrically. Audi A6 in the Test: a Plug-in Hybrid Diesel - almost always PCP Audi A6 fails in the Test: a Plug-in Hybrid Diesel - almost always

beats The combination of a burner and electrical module like in everyday life due to their subtle restraint. Only the sound of the supercharged six-cylinder is tinny under load-easily - the other manufacturers are going to get better. This is also true for electric range, for much more than 40 kilometres are electrically in everyday life is hardly in it.

Electric range is rather> disappointing

The promised standard fuel consumption of 2.5 liters can pack - if you have a full battery, and emphasizes the electric is on the way. On longer routes it is under eight litres heavier than heavy. Who is often in the City or on country roads, will look forward to it. 14.1-kWh Lithium-ion battery in the A8 can be a second tank flap reload on the left rear fender and then it goes on pure electric. In the case of a charge of 7.2 kW of power, the battery is about two hours again. Here, the Auto-Newsletter

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the Audi A8 PHEV in reality, no different than with a pure A8-burners on the road. At the Start it goes automatically in the electric mode, and the nerves. Who doesn't want that, you must turn it off manually. You can then decide, depending on the driving program, if you want to keep the maximum electric range, both of the motors to the vote, depending on the pace of each other or just a purely electrically to the goal of his dreams of cruising. The on-Board electronics of the A8 with navigation data and camera information is a token that before an intersection, a traffic light, or an upcoming speed limit is automatically braked. For this, you do not need to be even with the adaptive cruise control on-the-go, keeps track and distance. With a diesel engine, the Mercedes CLS is not a real Babo Car in FOCUS With a diesel engine, the Mercedes CLS is not a real Babo Car

for long periods of time, the hands from the tax take, as Audi had promised at the presentation of the flagship model, the driver assistance level three at the time. Depending on the pace of the Audi is a maximum of 15 to 30 seconds without hands on the wheel. A great relief this is. The tuning of the suspension with the variable air suspension and a fine steering is great class.

processing sets new standards

In the interior of the Audi A8 sets 60 TFSIe Quattro with its processing, the operation and the powerful journey of comfort imposing standards. The air-conditioned leather seats with massage function, are the Best you can get currently. Alone, the seat ventilation is no more than a gentle breeze and the Massage in the numerous programs turns off after a couple of minutes too fast again. The driver and passengers get all the important information about three large digital displays behind the Four-spoke control in the style of a Porsche 964ers, as well as in the center console. The driving will be projected information on a Head-Up Display. More is not currently. Operating via a language is difficult sometimes, especially with special objectives. Audi Audi A8 60 TFSIe Quattro

long version offers enormous legroom

no worse than the front, it travels in the second row. Here, too, there is on request - long version - more legroom, as well as for all models, separate air-conditioning, Massage, and temperature of your choice. Electric is not only the roof but also the rear side Windows verse can chat, if you would prefer to stay for themselves. The load volume could be 390 litres, slightly larger - but not enough. Without battery technology, the Luggage compartment would take at least 505 litres. So much high-tech and Image has its price. For the Audi A8 60 TFSIe it goes in the Version with short wheelbase and decent standard equipment from 106.700 Euro. Real is cracked the 140,000-Euro mark soon, if you want to enjoy a chic 20-inch wheels, a leather-covered Details, or a high-tech sound system in his dream car.

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Updated Date: 09 July 2020, 05:27

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