Audi is well-known for its high-performing diesel engine models. It is only natural that when Audi announced a TDI version for its largest four-door sedan model on the market, the A8 L, it gained a lot of attention. Car enthusiasts were excited to see just how well this long wheel based sedan would perform on the road. Although consumer reviews are not yet available, car experts love the overall look and reliable performance of the new 2014 Audi A8 L TDI.
The new 2014 Audi A8 L TDI comes with a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 diesel engine with an eight-speed transmission, and precise direct fuel injections for a smooth performance. The engine gives this luxury sedan a horsepower of 240 with 406 lb./ft. of torque. This provides enough power to accelerate from zero to 60 miles per hour in 6.4 seconds, with the top out speed of 130 miles per hour. While vehicle speed is far from the slowest luxury sedan on the market, it is also not the fastest.
However, most car buyers on the market for a diesel-engine model are more concerned with the fuel efficiency standards that top speed and acceleration. This concern is great for this car because this is where the new 2014 Audi A8 L TDI excels. It offers a fuel efficiency of 24 miles per gallon in the city and 36 miles per gallon on the highway. This is quite good compared to the gas engine model of the Audi A8 that boast rates of 18 miles per gallon in the city and 28 miles per gallon on the highway.
Audi also excels at designing vehicles that look great and scream luxury, and the Audi A8 L TDI is no different. Just one look at the A8 L TDI shows that this is one solid car with the perfect curves, bold headlights, a prominent front grille sporting the Audi logo, dual exhaust pipes, and wraparound LED taillights. It is a vehicle that will get noticed when driving down the road.
The interior is designed with the perfect combination of luxury and technology. Leather seats are found throughout this sedan, with the heated front seats that are fully adjustable and equipped with a driver memory system. Other great interior feature include a four-zone climate control system, cruise control, rain sensing and heated windshield wipers, and power rear sunshades. The car is also equipped with the Audi infotainment system that includes the Audi MM navigation system, Audi Connect, and a BOSE 14-speaker sound system that is all manageable through the 7-inch touchscreen display and the four-spoke multi-functional steering wheel.
This car has the perfect combination of great style, luxury feel, spacious seating and cargo space, and a solid on-road performance. While it may not have the acceleration of other gas engine models, excellent fuel efficiency rates do more than makeup for it. The new 2014 Audi A8 L TDI also multiple safety features, including various airbags, anti-lock brakes, electronic brake pressure distribution, electronic stability control, traction control, tire pressure monitoring, parking assist with rearview cameras, and an anti-theft system.
For those drivers who are on the market for a high-performing diesel model sedan, the new 2014 Audi A8 L TDI may just be the perfect option. It has a big bold look, enough cargo space for those on the go, and is designed with luxury and safety in mind. Just one test drive of the new A8 L TDI will reveal how well this luxury sedan performs on the road. For more details please visit Exotic Car Rentals in Sarasota, FL.