The 2022 Audi A8 and S8 models have been redesigned to increase their presence and authority as Audi’s flagship premium cars. Audi customers want relaxing experiences and technology that match their hectic lifestyles in an increasingly confusing environment.
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The all-new Audi flagship aims to offer top of the line driving experience
The Audi A8 and S8 have long represented an exquisite blend of driving engagement, top-tier materials, and construction quality, providing a much-needed break from life’s pressures. The model series is defined by its driving characteristics and performance capabilities, as well as a calm interior experience.
The insightful consumer values comfort, control logic, infotainment, and material quality above everything else. A simplified entry point to the lauded 563-horsepower V8 engine for 2022 appeals to both Audi A8 and S8 consumers. Customers of the S8 may now customize their car with equipment and technology that suit their own tastes and priorities, thanks to new standalone packages.
Adaptive air suspension and as much as 563 HP are among the top performance elements
The Audi A8’s standard adaptive air suspension strikes the right mix between comfort and performance, as one would expect from an Audi flagship. With the help of a 335-horsepower 3.0-liter V6 TFSI engine, the A8 can easily wake up on demand. 19-inch 5-spoke design wheels with all-season tires are standard on the A8.
20-inch 10-parallel-spoke-style wheels with all-season tires are available with the Executive package, while 21-inch 10-Y-spoke design wheels are available with the Black optic and Black optic plus packages, respectively. The 563-horsepower, 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine in the high-performance S8 enhances the premium sedan.
Several distinguishing standard features, including sport air suspension and dynamic all-wheel steering, add to the S8’s status. The Audi S8 comes equipped with summer tires and 20-inch 5-double-spoke S design wheels. The Executive package adds 21-inch 10-spoke star design wheels, while the Black optic plus package adds black-finished 21-inch 10-spoke design wheels.
Customers of the A8 and S8 may choose from a variety of optional driver assistance options, such as those featured in the Executive package. Audi active lane assist with emergency assistance, Audi adaptive cruise assist with traffic jam help, turn assist, junction assist, and side assist with pre-sensing capabilities for the rear are all included in this package.
The 2022 Audi A8 and S8 has a design to match the performance
With reinforced design components, the 2022 A8 family draws the eye. The A8 has a bigger single-frame grille with an all-new design that includes an angular bar shape from the front. A wide fascia anchors the rear design, which includes changeable OLED taillight signatures connected by a segmented light strip.
The rear diffuser insert in the bumper is also accentuated by revised horizontal bars, emphasizing the A8’s breadth and stature.
The flat roofline emphasizes the vehicle’s length from the side, while the wheel arches hint at its standard Quattro all-wheel drive. The S line external kit, which includes air intakes on each side of the front fascia, unique blades, and a black grille, is now standard on the A8, adding to the vehicle’s overall individuality.
Four flow-optimized tailpipes, a design trademark of Audi S models, and a larger grille decorated from top to bottom with chrome angles distinguish the Audi S8 performance sedan. An optional Black optic Plus kit, which includes black mirrors, emblems, rings, and black 21-inch wheels, is available for both the A8 and S8, offering an even more intimidating image.
Innovative, advanced interior
Customers entering an Audi A8 or S8 will find a purposely attractive cabin that provides the premium experience anticipated in a first-class flight. Opening and closing ornamental trim that opens to show HVAC vents when required and closes to give an appealing minimalist atmosphere when not needed are among the interior design features.
The inside has optional Valetta and Valcona leather, as well as Dynamica, a microfiber material that debuted in the Audi lineup with the Audi e-Tron GT. Dynamica is applied to the door panels and may also be put to the interior pillar trim and roof lining as an option.
Customers and their passengers will like the A8’s ventilation and massaging seats with lumbar support, to name a few features. A four-seat rear comfort option is offered for the S8, which includes a rear full-length center console with fold-out wing tables and an integrated digital remote to regulate lighting and seating settings.
Traffic light countdown, connectivity, and infotainment of luxury level
The A8’s MMI touch response functioning is split into two screens (10.1″ top and 8.6″ lower), with the upper handling infotainment and navigation and the lower regulating temperature control and comfort features like as massaging, ventilation, and seat heating. Of course, sophisticated natural speech recognition allows occupants to handle the majority of tasks.
The Audi virtual cockpit, which comes with an optional head-up display, adds to a truly contemporary driver-focused experience by displaying the most important information right in front of the driver’s line of sight.
The Audi A8 and S8 may be used as a mobile workplace as well as a hideaway. Passengers may connect up to eight mobile devices to available LTE mobile Wi-Fi using the MIB 3 suite of entertainment technologies. Individual tables may be deployed in the back of an S8 with the optional four-passenger rear-seat comfort package to offer a handy auxiliary workstation.
The optional Traffic Light Information may give a live countdown of a traffic light’s time to turn green at more than 21,000 junctions throughout the United States, while Audi connect and the whole suite of services supplied inside the A8 and S8 augment the driver’s experience as well.
It also includes an Integrated Toll Module, which replaces the requirement for a toll transponder, as well as a variety of additional services.
Driver assistance and autonomous elements
The 2022 Audi A8 continues to set the bar in luxury, giving enhanced comfort of mind and operation with its complete assistance functions, which sets an Audi benchmark in driver assistance and convenience technologies. The A8 is equipped with a variety of standard and optional features to provide comprehensive dynamics and driver assistance.
Optional stress-relieving adaptive cruise aid, advanced collision prevention, and cross-traffic assist are all included in this basic package, thanks to the onboard sensors, cameras, and laser.
The A8’s sophisticated driver aid technologies provide a layer of comfort to the driving experience. While the driver retains control, the A8’s sophisticated systems can analyze the vehicle’s surroundings in real-time, giving the driver more confidence and reducing stress.
The outstanding collection of safety-enhancing features, including lane centering and accurate lane tracking, makes the Audi A8 the brand’s and segment’s driver assistance standard.
Audi recommends an MSRP of $86,500 for the A8 L 55 (3.0-liter TFSI engine, 335 hp, and 369 lb-ft of torque). For the Audi S8 (4.0-liter TFSI engine, 563 hp, and 590 lb-ft of torque) the MSRP is $116,900.