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2011 Audi A8 W12 Specs

Submitted by admin on April 23, 2010 #150; 4:22 pm 6 Comments

Here at Audi Blog #8211; Audicts, we are big fans of the A8 W12 and now Audi has released specifications and details of the all-new 2011 Audi A8 L W12 quattro . The long wheelbase variant of the 2011 Audi A8. As you can expect the main differences from the ordinary A8 is the extended wheelbase and the all new W12 engine.

The 2011 Audi A8 W12 measures 5,267 millimeters (17.28 ft) in lenght, 130mm (5.1 in) longer than any other rival models from Mercedes and BMW.

It features a longer wheelbase and an increase in height of 3,122 mm (10.24 ft) and 2 mm (0.08 in) respectively.

Rear passengers will be enjoying  two optional separate power-adjustable seats which can be heated and ventilated. A new feature on the 2011 Audi A8 W12 is the full-length centre console that can be equipped with a folding table and a fridge and of course four-zone automatic air conditioning.

2011 Audi A8 W12 Details

Here are the A8 W12 Details . For the 2011 A8 W12, Audi upgraded the standard MMI control system with more advanced one. For the first time in the A8 range, customers will have the pleasure to view 3D satellite navigation with Google Earth. If you like high quality music, the A8 will be also the right choice for you. A8 customers can order a 19-speaker Bang Olufsen Advanced Sound System.

A panoramic sunroof  can be also ordered and a specal tanned Valonea leather.

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Audi changed the exterior design as well for the A8 W12. The new single-frame radiator grille with chromed horizontal bars is really cool. They are numerous W12 badges and of course the classic two trapezoidal tailpipes.

As standard the Audi A8 W12 is equipped with a 15-spoke 19-inch alloy wheels with 255/45 tyres are fitted, but customers can also order optional 20-inch or even 21-inch rims.

2011 Audi A8 W12 Engine Specifications

As far for the 2011 Audi A8 W12 engine specifications .

Based on the previous 6.0-liter engine found in the previous generation A8, the all new W12 for model year 2011 has been fully re worked with increased displacement from 6.0liters to 6.3 and added petrol direct injection for better fuel consumption. It weighs just 247 kilograms (545 lbs) and has a power output of 368 kW ( 493 bhp / 500 PS) and a torque of 625 Nm ( 460.98 lb-ft ) at 3,250rpm. As you can expect the 2011 Audi A8 W12 is equipped with quattro four wheel drive system.

For the first time Audi will put a 8-speed Tiptronic gearbox in one of their models. Keep in mind that the A8 W12 weight less that the previous generation A8 and the 0-62mph(0-100km/h) will be time less than 5seconds (4.9s). That is a remarkable achievement considering the enormous size of the A8.

The top speed is limited to 155mph(250km/h) r Average fuel consumption is said to be a low 12.0 litres per 100 kilometres (19.6 US mpg).

While only the W12 FSI is available at launch, by the end of the year the long version of the A8 will be offered with the standard engines.

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