Nicolas Cage, Mandira Bedi, Esha Gupta at Audi A8L launch in Dubai
Wed May 07 2014, 20:22 hrs
German carmaker Audi launched the new A8L for the Indian market in Dubai with celebrities from Hollywood and Bollywood. The new Audi A8L – in a league of its own Handcrafted excellence, exclusive interiors, lightweight construction and a broad portfolio of high-end technologies in the exhaustively updated flagship model.
A sweeping dashboard design, precise controls, and premium leather seating surfaces create a refined aesthetic. Close to ‘Infinite’ Customization Options with more than 100 exterior colors, 23 Interior leather colors and 12 wooden inlays, this is the first and only car in its segment with innovative Matrix LED headlights delivering close to 1.0 billion illumination configurations. In Picture: Esha Gupta
The new A8L also comes with standard Matrix LED headlamps that technically allow the driver to keep the high beam on at all times without blinding on coming traffic. In picture: Nicholas Cage, Esha Gupta and Manish Malhotra
Audi will be offering the A8L with a choice of three engines, two diesels and one petrol. Prices begin at Rs 1.12cr for the base 3.0 diesel which puts it significantly lower than the all new S-Class (Rs 1.57cr ex-Mumbai) from Mercedes-Benz that only come with a more expensive twin turbo V8 for now. In Picture: Neelam Kothari and Nicholas cage
The new Audi A8L in a league of its own was definitely a showstopper for the evening. Excellent comfort, superb craftsmanship, strict lightweight construction and a broad portfolio of high-end technologies in the exhaustively updated flagship model had the glitterati fascinated. In Picture: Lucy and Joe King, Nicholas Cage and Mandira Bedi.
This car will come in an engine lineup of one TFSI and two TDI units and the Audi A8 4.2 TDIq, with the power of 385 hp is ‘the Most Powerful Diesel Car in India’. This car sets the standard in prestige, performance and perfection. Many delighted elite by-lookers expressed an interest in the new Audi A8 L, which truly is a class apart. In Picture: Rishi Sethia and Queenie Singh.