Audi A8 is high-comfort speed sedan of representative class, leader of model row of Audi. First was shown in February 1994. Car with a front or complete (Quattro) drive, bearing a basket from the aluminum alloy made on technology a Â«spatial frameÂ» has rich equipment on the basis of electronics and modern technologies.
Full drive modification of 2.8 Quattro went out in 1995. In June of the same year a new engine is set 3,7 V8. In January, 1996 an engine appears 2,8 V6 30 valves(193 hp).
Acquisition of all modifications of series of Ð8 is extended. 1996 to a conditioner was included in serial acquisition only of cars of equipped Â«EightÂ». Now without paying the proprietors of cars can a conditioner use with 6-cylinder motors. Front drive variant additionally by the equipped with traction system, four lateral inflatable pillows of safety (with the pillows of safety for a driver and front passenger).
An interior became wider, lighter and more spacious. Besides Audi practices making of upholstering of salon on an order. Five primary colors for an interior in plant execution and three tints of edging of roof are offered. Audi also offers a few packages of skin, alcantara and package of additional details from aluminum in an interior.
On new Audi Ð8 the multimedia system MMI made debut new generation with touchpad, that learned to recognize letters and numbers, due to what a driver can enter the name of location for a navigational or dial up telephone. In a camp-on the monitor of the system MMI is sunk in the panel of devices. At including an eight inch flat and thin screen is situated above a front panel. Through MMI it is possible to manage the color of illumination (ruby, white or rather yellow).
A built-in function of front seats is 12 directions of electric regulations. If it small, then for the additional pay of seat will possess 22 regulations. It is possible to order sporting seats, internal ventilation and even pneumatic massage. A massager air pulsating in the backs of seats on five different programs and with the set intensity serves as. The automatic system of acclimatization is regulated both from a front and from back seat. The system works in three modes - soft, middle and strong.
For a winter there is yet and the fourth mode with the intensive heating of zone of feet of all passengers.
The changed exterior reminds a predecessor the proportions and graphic arts. Applying front-rank technologies, the German business concern confidently pressed at the market of the German colleagues-competitors - Mercedes Benz and BMW.