The Audi A8 L W12 is a four-door full-size long-wheelbase luxury sedan powered by a 6.3l 48-valve W12 engine that makes 500 HP and 463 ft-lbs of torque backed by an 8-speed Tiptronic transmission and the Audi quattro all-wheel drive system. The W12 engine is basically two Volkswagen VR6 engines mated together, resulting in a short and compact power unit.
The A8 L W12 is one of Audi's top of the line cars, and features a long list of standard safety features, including dual-stage front airbags, knee airbags, Sideguard head curtain airbags, front and rear thorax side airbags, full LED headlights with headlight washing system, LED taillights and rear fog light, LED turn signals in the mirrors, and Audi side assist and pre sense rear. The optional Driver Assistance package adds adaptive cruise control and Audi lane assist while the Night vision assistant with pedestrian detection is also available.
The Audi also features many luxury items including a four-zone automatic climate control system, panoramic sunroof, dual-pane acoustic glass, rear side and rear sunshades, a heated steering wheel, LED interior lighting, and 22-way power front and power rear heated and ventilated leather seats with massage function. For even more luxury there is an optional solar sunroof, full leather package, and an Executive Rear Seat Comfort package that includes a power footrest and cooler box. If you need to carry more than four passengers the five-seat configuration is a no-cost option.
The infotainment system includes Audi MMI Navigation plus with a 7” color screen, parking system plus with rear-view camera, top and corner view camera system, SiriusXM satellite radio, and a Rear Seat Entertainment with dual 10” screens. An optional Bang & Olufsen Advanced Sound system includes 14 speakers powered by a 10-channel amplifier.