Intro: From the striking LED's to the fresh new design inside and out, the 2011 Audi A8 embodies the modern luxury car- offering a potent V8, a comfortable cabin, and the latest in automotive tech.
Features: The latest version of Audi's MMI multimedia interface deploys some eye-opening technologies. The most notable is the touchpad, which interprets finger strokes as letters. You can "write" the letters of your destination, and view your route on either the 8-inch high-resolution monitor or a video screen that provides route guidance directly from the center of the instrument panel.
Performance: The A8 comes equipped with a 4.2-liter V8, making 372 horsepower and 328 pound feet of torque. Power is sent through an eight-speed automatic transmission to Audi's Quattro all wheel drive.
Fuel Economy: Fuel economy for the A8 is as follows:
Pricing: Base MSRP for the 2011 Audi A8 is $78,050. A long wheelbase model starts at $84,000.
Warranty: The A8 is backed by a 4-year, 50,000-mile powertrain warranty.
Summary: With breathtaking styling backed up by the latest in automotive tech, the 2011 A8 is what a flagship from Audi should be- the best of the best in automotive luxury and technology.