When it comes to luxury D-class cars, many people first think of the Maybach S-class. As a ceiling-level existence, the Maybach S-class can be said to “do whatever you want.” But now it will usher in a strong opponent. October 29,Audi officially released the A8L Horch version of the model, officially “bright sword” to the Maybach S-class. This model is named “Audi A8L Horch Founder Edition” (hereinafter referred to as Horch Edition) in China.
The new car is based on the Audi A8L after the mid-term facelift, which further extends the length of the body and wheelbase, and upgrades the luxury of the interior and configuration.
It is reported that the new car will be officially released at the 2021 Guangzhou Auto Show in November, and the rival will be locked to the Maybach S 480.
Compared with the normal version of A8L, the new car has a very big change. Its front grille uses a chrome-plated bright color mesh grille that highlights a sense of luxury. light.
In order to further highlight the sense of luxury, the A8L Horch version is decorated with chrome-plated 20-inch wheels with a pie chrome-plated style, and is marked with the word “Horch” on the side of the front fender, and the LOGO nameplate “H” is also marked on the C position. , Has shown the distinguished status of the new car.
In terms of body size,Compared with the ordinary A8L, it has increased by 130mm to 5450mm. The lengthened part makes the overall body proportion more slender, and the rear space is further increased.
The back row is one of the highlights of the car.Front/rear seatsmassageThe function also has 8 different massage modes, B&O high-end audio with hidden adjustable acoustic prism, rear vanity mirror, thick pile carpet at the bottom, and panoramic sunroof with wider view, etc., in order to provide rear passengers with Top noble ride enjoyment.
In terms of power,The Audi A8L Horch is equipped with a 3.0L turbocharged V6 engine and a 48V light-hybrid system. The maximum power is 340 horsepower and the maximum torque is 500 N·m. The transmission system will be matched with an 8-speed automatic manual gearbox, and standard quattro four-wheel drive + dynamic full Wheel steering system.There have been rumors that the new car will be equipped with a W12 engine, but there is no official news yet.
It is understood that Horch is a top European luxury brand born in the early 20th century, named after the founder August Horch, who is also the founder of the Audi brand.
Later, he and the board of directors of the Horch brand had a disagreement, so he set up his own door to establish the Audi brand, and Audi “Audi” is also the Latin translation of “Horch”. Obviously, Audi’s use of the name “Horch” this time is referring to the Maybach S-Class.