2016 Audi A8 L 4.0T Sport packs 450hp twin turbo V8

Audi has rolled out a new model that will sit right between the normal A8 and the high-end S8 and the new car is called the 2016 A8 L 4.0T Sport. The car has a 4.0L twin turbo V8 under the hood that makes 450hp, a bump of 15 hp compared to the previous 4.0T model. Audi is mum on torque output for the car.

The new sport model is lowered for a performance look and the sides have prominent rocker panels for a wider stance. The rear bumper has been lowered and reshaped for a more dynamic look. Standard wheels are 20-inch 5-double spoke with two optional 20-inch wheels available.

Buyers can also opt for 21-inch 5-arm wheels with summer performance tires. Inside the car is designed for comfort with standard Executive and Luxury packages. That includes a 22-way comfort seat, Valcona leather, and diamond pattern stitching.

An Alcantara headliner is included along with a panoramic sunroof, and windows with acoustic glazing. Other standard driver assist features include side assist with pre sense rear to help with lane changes, heads-up display with nav, and adaptive cruise control with stop and go. The Audi A8 L 4.0T Sport will sell for $90,500 not including the $925 destination charge.