2019 Audi A8 ABT Sportsline Diesel Redesign, Release Date, Price, & Spy Shots

2019 Audi A8 ABT Sportsline Diesel Redesign, Release Date, Price, & Spy Shots – As the official supplier of aftermarket solutions for Audi, it is easy to mistake the ABT Sportsline-tuned A8 with the standard car. The package “consists of several high-quality include-on pieces,” starting with the front spoiler that “sharpens the current collections.” The rear skirt is included as well, to which the consumer can also add the carbon-fiber rear spoiler for an additional €1,168.

Audi Diesel A8 ABT Sportsline

Audi Diesel A8 ABT Sportsline

20- to 22-inch wheels are also available, sometimes in matt black or with a gemstone-machined accomplish. Models include the DR, ER-C, FR, and GR, and all enhance the aerodynamic package according to ABT Sportsline. Over in the cabin, the covers for the transfer button and start/cease changeset this A8 apart from the bone-stock model. For people who also want the performance to match the appears, the Engine Control unit is available for the 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 diesel. The TDI levels up from 286 horsepower and 600 Nm to 330 horsepower and 650 Nm, and based to the tuner, “all factory safety capabilities of the engine are retained.”

Audi Diesel A8 ABT Sportsline Specs

Audi Diesel A8 ABT Sportsline Specs

The lowest priced A8 in Germany starts off at €91,900, and the long-wheelbase model will come in at €95,400. For some purpose or any other, the 50 TDI quattro Tiptronic is the only powertrain available in Europe today, coming as standard with mild-hybrid technology. The same is applicable to the A8 L, which is fascinated when you think about how difficult the Dieselgate scandal has hit the Volkswagen Group.

Audi Diesel A8 ABT Sportsline Interior

Audi Diesel A8 ABT Sportsline Interior

U.S. deliveries of the A8 will start in November, and for the time simply being, the 55 TFSI could have to be sufficient with 335 horsepower and 369 pound-feet (500 Nm) of torque from the 3.0-liter TFSI V6 and eight-speed Tiptronic transmission. Pricing in this part of the world starts off at $83,800, and as expected, quattro and full-LED headlamps are also standard. The S8 will arrive next year for 2020, taking forth the 4.-liter twin-turbo V8 from the Porsche Panamera Turbo. Expect the engine to produced more than 520 horsepower. The S8 Plus, on the contrary, will develop more than 605 horsepower.