Audi offers armored A8 for the trifle of 700,000 euros – Yahoo News

The Audi A8 L Security, as it is called, guarantees protection against a multitude of weapons and explosives.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Mercedes, Jeep or even BMW sell armored vehicles for a few years now and for very specific markets. As a premium brand, Audi is no exception to the rule and also offers a few armored models in its catalog, the most common of which is certainly the Q5. exploded in recent years, especially in Brazil or even in Mexico. & nbsp; "data-reactid =" 33 "> Mercedes, Jeep and even BMW have been selling armored vehicles for several years now and for very specific markets. Premium brand requires, Audi is no exception to the rule and also offers some armored models to its catalog, the most widespread of which is certainly the Q5, and sales of armored cars have exploded in recent years, notably in Brazil and even Mexico.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Today it is around 50,000 armored cars per year worldwide, including a third in Latin America. The rest of the production is shared between Africa, the Middle East and even Russia. To meet this demand, Audi has just revealed on the canvas the work of its engineers who specialize in security. Thus, we discover in images the new Audi A8 L Security, a car capable of withstanding bullets and explosive devices. & Nbsp; Its protection is announced VR9, that is to say that body can withstand Magnum bullets from an M60 machine gun. "data-reactid =" 34 "> It is around today 50,000 armored cars per year worldwide, including a third in Latin America. The rest of the production is shared between Africa, the Middle East and even Russia. To meet this demand, Audi has just revealed on the canvas the work of its engineers who specialize in security. Thus, we discover in pictures the new Audi A8 L Security, a car capable of withstanding bullets and explosive devices. Its protection is announced VR9, that is to say that body can withstand Magnum bullets from an M60 machine gun.

2021 Audi A8 L Safety

2021 Audi A8 L Safety

An evening dress tank

In reality, what is this Audi capable of? It has many reinforcements to resist grenades explosions, long-range rifle fire or bursts of automatic weapons. If a fire breaks out in the engine bay, a device is also capable of quickly extinguishing the fire. This system is also integrated near the fuel tank, wheel arches or under the car.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The cabin is also protected with a reserve of clean air allowing it to pass through or resist for a few minutes passing through a toxic cloud. In the event of a reversal, a system also allows the door hinges to be blown up to allow the occupants to get out of the vehicle. Audi A8 long chassis coming out of the brand's assembly lines requires 400 additional working hours before reaching this level. "data-reactid =" 77 "> The passenger compartment is also protected with a reserve of clean air allowing it to pass through or resist for a few minutes when passing through a toxic cloud. In the event of overturning, a system also allows the door hinges to be blown up to allow occupants to exit the vehicle.For all these modifications, the Audi A8 long chassis which leaves the brand's assembly lines requires 400 additional working hours before reaching this level.

An Audi S8 heart

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The datasheet is as interesting as the many gadgets Thus, we learn that this Audi A8 L Security has a weight of almost four tons on the scales. Under the hood, even if it is not a sporty model, the armored Audi A8 is equipped with the engine the new S8, namely a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 whose power is announced at 571 H.P. and 800 Nm of torque. "data-reactid =" 79 "> The data sheet is as interesting as the multiple gadgets presented. Thus, we learn that this Audi A8 L Security displays a weight of almost four tons on the scales. Under the hood, even if it is not a sporty model, the armored Audi A8 is equipped with the engine of the new S8, namely a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 with power announced to 571 H.P. and 800 Nm of torque.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Don't expect top notch performance since 0 to 100 km / h is announced in 6.3 seconds. Not bad however for a car of this weight. The maximum speed, previously announced at 250 km / h by Audi, has been reduced to 210 km / h for security reasons. The ring firm has also equipped its limousine with runflat tires capable of traveling up to 80 km / h over 80 kilometers despite a puncture. "Data-reactid =" 80 "> Do not expect first-rate performance since the 0 to 100 km / h is announced in 6.3 seconds. Not bad however for a car of this weight. The maximum speed, previously announced at 250 km / h by Audi, has been reduced to 210 km / h for security reasons. The ring firm has also equipped its limousine with runflat tires capable of traveling up to 80 km / h over 80 km despite a puncture.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Regarding prices, they should not be asked too much problems for customers wishing to buy it despite the 750,000 dollars (about 685,000 euros) claimed to drive safely. "data-reactid =" 81 "> Regarding the prices, they should not be too problematic for customers wishing to afford it despite the 750,000 dollars (about 685,000 euros) claimed to drive safely.

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