2017 Audi A8
New luxury sedans are coming from German carmaker. Among others, there will be 2017 Audi A8. This vehicle will get few more launches in next year, but only with slight changes, with few engine updates. However, major redesign is expected to happen, probably in next few years and it is expected that car will be launched as 2017 Audi A8. Last big restyling was in 2013, and we are now in mid-cycle between two generations of the car.
2017 Audi A8 changes
Changes on the 2017 Audi A8 should be significant comparing to current models. It is expected that all-aluminum physique, used from platforms on which are built actual models, will be left. That means 2017 A8 will get new aluminum hybrid, which will be mix of high-strength steel and other lightweight materials. It could happen that concept of the 2017 A8 will be new, and will be test for future cars. It could be used for building Audi vehicles in years to come. German carmaker is ready to develop and try many changes on the 2017 A8 to compete with Bentley and Porsche Panamera. One of many mentioned in some rumors are launch of rear-wheel drive system. This platform is also known as Modular Standard Platform (MSB) developed from VW group.
2017 Audi A8 engine
With facelift, new Audi A8 will probably get a new engine. It is still long shot, but new vehicle will get power boost from V8 turbo drivetrain. Also, new V12 could be developed and used for next-generation 2017 A8. Whatever we found under the hood of this car, it will probably be with over 400 horses. Torque is about to be boosted too.
2017 Audi A8 release date and price
Release date of the 2017 Audi A8 is not set yet. It is believed that car will be unveiled during 2016 – 2017 season, probably as 2017 year model. Current A8 vehicles cost around $80.000. As a new generation product, Audi A8 could be significantly more expensive. It is hard to predict it, but this car should be worth of waiting and savings.
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