At the Miami Design Week, Audi AG has released the long anticipated next generation 2011 Audi A8. Designed to break the typical nature of the luxury sedan, the 2011 Audi A8 is an impressive combination of  innovation, athleticism and ultra superior comfort. The sporty flagship demonstrates in full the brand's motto - Vorsprung durch Technik with its striking light aluminum body, its vigorous and highly efficient engines, the improved MMI OS, new driver assistance systems, the full LED headlights and the remarkably elegant interior.

Besides the new innovative or updated technologies fitted in the new generation A8, the car benefits from a new 4.2-liter FSI V8 engine with power peak of 372 hp and 445 Nm of torque connected to a totally newly developed 8-speed tiptronic automatic transmission. Despite its greater power data, the 2011 A8 is also more fuel efficient, it offers 22 percent less fuel consumption than its respective predecessors. The acceleration from zero to 100 km/h lasts only 5.7 seconds and the maximum speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h (155.34 mph).

The elegant yet aggressive body of the 2011 Audi A8 luxury sedan is based on the brand's Aluminum Space Frame (ASF), which strenght is being increased significantly. More longer and wider, the Audi flagship sits lower than the older A8 models.

The new Audi A8 will be available on the market in early 2010 with a choice of gasoline and two diesel engines.

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