By reinventing the F01 7-series, BMW makes Mercedes has no way instead of following it by offering radical changes in their latest S-class. It is not surprising that might create a great comeback for 2018 Audi A8. It will be presented with the high-tech features to deal with the future competition. Rumors mentioned that Audi has a plan to offer it with the new engine with the more powerful hybrid setup.
2018 A8 based on the current reports, the car might go with the very dynamic performance. The company might also plan to release the RS version. Even by using this new engine, buyers expect to find out about 580 horsepower with 591 pound-feet of torque.
2018 Audi A8 Design
The driving test performance has been started by Audi. It is mentioned that the company will support 2018 Audi A8 with the MLB Evo platform. Another option is the MSB platform for sportier look than before. Based on the spy shots, there is a big indication if the company will support it with the less weight. The infotainment system will be more advanced to offer best technology for driver assist.
2018 Audi A8 Engine
Compared to the current model, 2018 Audi A8 is targeted to offer about 60 horsepower more as its increased output. For the torque power, it should be 150 Nm more compared to the current model. This car should get those improvements in order to deal with the strong competitors such as Mercedes S63AMG.
2018 Audi A8 W12 might be produced for the future as the big news because the company has a plan to replace the old 6.3 liter engine and displace it with the 6.0 liter. Although it does not bring any big impact for the output, it could offer for more than 500 horsepower. The torque power could reach about 800 Nm. It could be installed with small turbo or hybrid setup. At this time, there is a big expectation that this latest model will have similar engine to the current model. In a short saying, it could be designed with V6 and V8 units. Even the company is quite promising to offer W-12 for hybrid.
2018 Audi A8 Release Date and Price
2018 Audi A8 might be revealed in the end of 2016 or in the beginning of 2017. It will be the first car from Audi with the independent driving feature. It works well with radar, laser, cameras and ultrasonic sensors.