Bespoke Audi A8 L Extended is the “taukeh’s” dream machine

Captains of the industry, would you want your prized chariot to be something other than the Mercedes S-Class? Then here’s a car for you from Ingolstadt, the Audi A8 L Extended that uses the number six as its lucky number. That’s right, it has six doors and seats six people!

The Audi A8 L extended has plenty of room thanks to its 4.2m wheelbase and 6.36m overall length. However, this is far from a straight-forward job of increasing the length and wheelbase of the A8, because the A8 has to undergo rigorous tweaks to make sure its rigidity is the same as a regular A8. Audi redeveloped the entire body of the car and adds extra braces to achieve just that. The roof meanwhile, is boosted by additional aluminum profiled tubes and

Inside, there are six luxurious beige seats with Valcona leather, and all seats (including the second and third rows) are electrically adjusted. The third-row passengers will enjoy an additional center console, a cool box and a Rear Seat Entertainment display.

Despite extensive use of aluminium through the Audi Space Frame design, the A8 L is porky, weighing 2.4 tonnes. Thus, a powerful engine is required, and it’s up to the 3.0-litre supercharged V6 that liberates 306 hp and 440Nm of torque. This big limo is fast. It sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in 7.1 seconds and gets the S8

As for now, this is a “one-off” model the a request of a European customer but there will be additional units made to meet demands. Just to note, the next-generation A8 will arrive by 2017.



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