The Audi A8 W12 is a sedan from the upper class and was first offered in the D2/D4-Baureihe in 2001 as a new car within the A8 series. The first generation of the sedan sat on a 6.0 - liter W12 petrol engine with an output of 420 hp to drive the Audi A8 W12, which with a capacity strengthening to 450 hp in the second generation from 2004 was offered again. In the study presented in December 2009, the third generation model, the new Audi A8 W12 is again offered with a W engine since the end of 2010. The completely redesigned W12 - cylinder engine, which is also used in the VW Phaeton, now uses 6.3-liter displacement and developed 500 hp. From the state of the Audi A8 W12 accelerates its nearly 2.2 tonnes unladen weight in 4.7 seconds to 100 km / h and the top speed is 250 km / h (electronically limited). Despite this concentrated force yourself to let go of an Audi A8 W12 cars with an average of 12.4 liters of premium petrol per 100 kilometers (factory specifications). The flagship of the A8 series is hardly a luxury range of accessories withheld. For instance, the Audi A8 W12 at the factory through various assistance systems, a leather interior, BOSE surround sound system and adaptive air suspension.