Ford is slated to introduce the latest version of the Mustang, the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 at the 2019 Detroit Auto Show in January, but here’s a preview. Instagram user sinister_lifestyle has posted photos of the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, which was recently unveiled behind closed doors at a dealer meeting. Compared to […]
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The 2019 A8 is the first production execution of the all-new premium Audi design language deriving from Design Chief, Mark Lichte’s Prologue concept, which is founded in state-of-the-art exterior lighting, a powerful stance and precise, proportional design.
The front with its broad, upright Singleframe® grille, the flowing and muscular body design and the rear with its full-length strip of dynamic lighting accentuate the distinctive the stance of the all-new A8. The proportions equally highlight the front and rear wheels, with definition at the wheel arches calling attention to the standard quattro® all-wheel drive. The exterior lighting is state-of-the-art, particularly when equipped with the HD Matrix design and rear lamps with OLED technology, further cementing the Audi lighting leadership.
The new Audi design language is manifested in the interior through an intelligent redesign, featuring exceptional precision and material selection, as well as advancements to enhance relaxation and comfort for the driver and passengers alike. The A8 interior offers simplicity through the elegant use of piano black surfaces that give way to the two integrated touch display screens surrounded by brushed aluminum. Offering exceptionally clean design, a multitude of individual buttons have been eliminated in favor of the consolidated into the dual screen MMI touch response using the same intuitive operations as the latest smart phone interfaces.
The A8 provides a sense of ceremony to the driver and passengers through a theatre-like lighting display when the vehicle is unlocked, followed by the personalized welcome of the A8 in the virtual cockpit while the audio tweeters emerge and the air vents open to let its passengers know they are driving the pinnacle of the Audi lineup. Attending to every element of the user experience, through the available Premium air quality option, the cabin air is ionized for purification before passengers enter the A8 and a pleasant aroma can be selected to add to its interior ambiance.
For passengers in the rear of the vehicle, stored in the rear center console, a smartphone-sized OLED rear seat remote control allows passengers to conveniently customize their seating and infotainment preferences. Completing the luxury cabin, for ultimate relaxation, the right rear passenger seat offers an available heated massaging footrest discretely positioned on the rear of the front passenger seat. The result is an interior offering a serene respite from the hectic life that surrounds it.