To celebrate 21 years of A8 production, Audi have launched a special 'Edition 21' model that showcase some of the latest technology and interior luxury available from Audi. The A8 Edition 21 builds on the already advanced A8 SE and features a range of high standards and exclusive equipment. As this is a special edition, Audi will only be producing 121 of the A8 Edition 21. Available to order now, the first deliveries are expece to begin in November.
Powered by a 3.0 TDI 262PS quattro engine on both normal and long wheelbase it comes in a choice of four exterior colours, including pearlescent Daytona grey, a colour normally only availabel for the 520 PS Audi S8. the A8 Edition 21 features a range of high standards and exclusive equipment.
Sitting on 20-inch, five double-spoke alloy wheels in titanium finish and Adaptive Audi Matrix LED headlights with dynamic indicators it has a real presence on the road. Furnished with the Sport exterior package, the A8 Edition 21 has a distinctive Sport front bumper with larger air intakes, Sport side sills and Sport rear bumper with integrated tailpipes. Privacy glass from the B-pillar back is also featured as standard.
The luxurious interior comes in cognac brown leather with black stitching or black leather with red stitching, both of which are exclusively available on the Edition 21. The luxurious interior is highlighted by exclusive illuminated door sills. Bose surround sound can be enjoyed from the Valcona leather upholstered comfort front sport seats with 22-way adjustable memory function and integrated pneumatic lumbar and side bolster support. A black cloth headlining and three-spoke multi-function steering wheel complete these interior enhancements.
In terms of technology, the Edition 21 has access to the Audi connect portfolio of telephone and internet-based services to complement the HDD-based satelitte navigations system. Audi paking system advanced with reversing camera, a power-operated boot lid with hands-free opening and powered door closure are also available as standard.
The 3.0-litre V6 TDI engine produced 262PS and 580Nm of torque. 8-speed tiptronic transmission is linked to quattro permanent all-wheel-drive, and acceleration from 0 to 62mph is achieved in just 5.9 seconds. For the long-wheelbase version this increases to 6.1 seconds, while both versions are capable of achieving an electronically limited top speed of 155mph.
The new A8 Edition 21 is priced from £72,525 on the road for the normal wheelbase version and from £76,490 on the road for the long wheelbase version.
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