2012 Audi A8 Hybrid

  • 2012 Audi A8 Hybrid

    We first saw the 2012 Audi A8 Hybrid back at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show but at the time Audi was short on details and coy about when the car might be launched. We can now confirm that the A8 Hybrid is set for sale in Europe next year, complete with its four-cylinder and electric motor hybrid combo and gas mileage of 36.75 mpg (European combined cycle figure stated). Remember, the A8 is a full-size luxury sedan and in hybrid guise delivers a healthy 245 horsepower and 345 pound-feet of torque. CO2 emissions are 238.18 grams per mile. Audi has gone with a parallel hybrid setup for the A8...

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    2010 Geneva Motor Show: 2012 Audi A8 Hybrid Live Photos

    The 2012 Audi A8 Hybrid is Audi's first foray into large-car hybrid drive, and it's a solid one, promising a balance of performance and lower emissions. Unlike the latest spate of luxury hybrids, the performance emphasis is on the combustion engine, rather than the hybrid system, however. It's not...

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    2010 Geneva Motor Show Preview: 2012 Audi A8 Hybrid

    The new 2012 Audi A8 Hybrid will be available from late 2011.

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