2019 Audi A8 First Look – Join the Waiting List in Hoffman Estates, IL

2019 Audi A8


The 2019 Audi A8 marks the debut of the fourth-generation of this flagship luxury sedan. According to Audi, "The latest generation A8 establishes the basis from which the Audi portfolio will build upon in terms of design and integration of life-simplifying technologies."

The new A8 uses ASF® multi-material frame technology to improve handling and ride comfort. New exterior features like available HD Matrix-design LED headlights, OLED taillights with dynamic animation, and 20-in. 20-spoke will make a bold impression wherever you go. There are 10 exterior paint colors to select from.

To learn everything we know about the new Audi A8 so far, read through our comprehensive First Look review below.

Performance Equipment and Specs

  • 335 horsepower 3.0L TFSI® V6 engine with mild hybrid system
  • Eight-speed Tiptronic® automatic transmission
  • quattro® all-wheel drive with center differential
  • 6 sec. 0-60 MPH acceleration time and 130 MPH top track speed
  • Standard Audi adaptive air suspension
  • Available dynamic all-wheel steering and predictive active suspension

Cabin Features

2019 Audi A8 Interior
  • Leather-trimmed seats, center console, door armrests, dashboard, and gear selector
  • Standard heated 18-way power-adjustable front comfort seats
  • Available heated, ventilated, and massaging 22-way power-adjustable front comfort seats
  • Available heated, ventilated, and massaging rear outboard seats with heated and massaging rear footrest
  • Four-zone automatic climate control
  • Panoramic sunroof with blackout shades and power rear side and rear window sunshades
  • Walnut wood, Ash, and Eucalyptus wood trim options


  • Audi virtual cockpit - a 12.3-in. fully digital instrument panel
  • MMI® Navigation plus with natural voice control system
  • MMI® touch response - an infotainment system with a 10.1-in. upper touchscreen and 8.6-in. lower touchscreen
  • MMI® Radio plus with Bang & Olufsen® 17-speaker 3D Premium Sound System
  • Color Head-Up Display
  • Available rear seat touchscreen control center
  • Available rear entertainment system with dual detachable 10.1-in. tablets and DVD player
  • Driver assistance features including adaptive cruise control with traffic jam assist, turn assist, and intersection assist
  • Audi pre sense® 360 - a monitoring system that combines Audi pre sense® basic, front, rear, and side to alert drivers when its unsafe to perform a traffic maneuver

Release and Stock Date

The new 2019 Audi A8 will become available in showrooms in fall of 2018. The all-new 2019 Audi A8 starts at $83,800 MSRP. There is only a single trim level, but several option packages that add comfort and technology features are available.

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