Audi has great reputation on the global automotive market as German automaker that has been producing great car and now, they are ready to come out with the new luxury sedan called 2017 Audi A8. It comes out with slight modifications with some updates for its engine performance. It is also anticipated to get major redesign because its last large re-styling was happened in 2013 model year. This way will be the best strategy to keep its market sales good.
Comparing the current model to this new version will be effective in order to know its significant improvements. It is mentioned by some unofficial sites that the company considers using the platform made of high-strength steel, aluminum and other light materials for its bodywork. In another word, 2017 A8 has significant amount of pounds to be removed for this new light weight. Based on reports, Audi will do their best work to give lots of changes such as the rear-wheel drive system configuration with the support of Modular Standard Platform made by VW team.
With the report above, it is not too much if people start expecting that 2017 Audi A8 will offer more modern look with better aerodynamic performance. One thing that we are still hard to predict is about its cabin. Of course, the new platform will affect the changes and improvements inside but we have no detail information yet until today.
Because the facelift concept, it is not surprising that there will be a new engine to offer in 2017 Audi A8. We see a high possibility if Audi will improve the V8 engine. In addition, Audi potentially develop the V12 new engine that is used for this new generation. Whatever the engine that will be used, it would be important for the company to offer the output for more than 400 horsepower with the increased torque power too especially with the light bodyweight that should help the fuel consumption could be lowered.
2017 Audi A8 Release Date and Price
2017 Audi A8 has not been established yet for the data of its release. It is strongly predicted that it will be launched after 2016 with the price about $80,000. We think that the cost is lot more expensive compared to the current model because the improvements around the engine and bodywork. However, all information above is still unclear. Everything is still under the speculation and prediction since the company keeps silent to confirm it.