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New Audi A8 – Portland Audi Sales Specialist

Jun 29

Audi has launched the next generation A8, a sedan that sets new standards in the luxury class. The 2011 Audi A8 combines prestige, intelligence, dynamics, comfort, and efficiency. It features an elegant Audi Space Frame (ASF) body that is made of lightweight aluminum. The engine is both powerful and highly efficient, with the power transmission and running gear offering excellent driving dynamics and comfort. The flagship’s interior has luxurious appointments, a newly developed MMI operating system, and handcrafted details. Innovative driver assistance and safety systems improve the entire driving experience. The new A8 will initially be offered with a 4.2L V8 FSI engine rated at 372 hp (273 kW). Fuel economy has improved by as much as 22% due to intelligent technologies such as new energy recuperation and thermal management systems. A next generation 8-speed Tiptronic transmission, combined with quattro permanent all-wheel drive, both standard in the 2011 Audi A8, unleash the sport characteristics of the vehicle.

New to the flagship is Audi’s modular longitudinal platform design, which features redesigned kinematics and elasto-kinematics, a set-forward front axle, reconfigured front axle components, a new steering position under the center of the front wheel, and upper control arm mounting integrated into the body.The 2011 Audi A8 offers an updated Multi Media Interface (MMI) that features a touch pad, MMI touch. No buttons, no joysticks. Drivers can enter navigation destinations and telephone numbers by simply using their fingertips to write letters and numbers on the pad.
New Audi A8 Portland
New Audi A8 Portland

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1. Performance

Every part in the machine counts.

With our vehicles being developed from the ground up around the world famous & award winning Quattro All-wheel drive, it is no wonder we are the leader in performance.

With countless victories and developments in Le Mans, Rally racing, Pikes Peak, and touring car championships, we build the most competitive All-wheel drive cars in the world. If you are looking for that unfair advantage, welcome to Audi, you have found it.

2. Safety

Why die, when you can live?

Brought to you by the company that pioneered safety standards and crash testing almost 100 years ago, with Audi there is no compromise in safety.

Available with technical advancements such as side guard head protection, Side Assist, adaptive headlights, three point safety belts and many other award winning safety systems as well as L.E.D lighting.

3. Design

Everyone wants to look good right?

Bold dynamic lines with moving surfaces, coupe like design and an aggressive stance on the road whether moving or standing still.

Audi has set itself apart from the rest of the industry with driver oriented cockpits and the leader of interior craftsmanship, materials and fit and finish. Keep in mind our extensive use of aluminum, space frame technology and low center of gravity give you that true Audi experience inside and out.

4. Versatility

Sometimes abundance is not enough.

If you want it, Audi has it. And if you have heard of it, it is most likely an option. Audi builds the most versatile cars in the world. Four door sedan or sport back, Coupe or Sport utility vehicle, big or small, front wheel drive or Quattro, gas fuel or diesel - and you still have to pick a color.

We build vehicles that will truly win races and pick up the groceries on the way home. If you let an Audi tell you it's story, it will never disappoint or disconnect you from the experience.

5. Value

Yes, fair value exchange does exist.

Whether you go with a new Audi and get a 4-year 50k mile warranty, or the certified pre-owned Audi with the most comprehensive 300 + point inspection and up to 6 years, 100k miles, you will not only get the best car on the market,
you will gain piece of mind!

And really, you can't put a price on that.