As the 2010 Geneva Motor Show opening date is almost here, tuners are rushing to release details with their modified cars scheduled to debut in Switzerland this week.
One of them is the 2011 Audi A8 by Hofele which includes an aerodynamic kit plus power upgrades for both the gasoline and Diesel equipped models.
So starting with the exterior modifications that are not only aesthetic but also functional, the 2011 Audi A8 by Hofele received a redesigned front spoiler with large air intakes, air vents on the front fenders, side sills, a new rear bumper with integrated diffuser and room for the new stainless steel tailpipes plus a rear spoiler lip.
Under the bonnet the 4.2-litre V8 FSI unit powering the 2011 Audi A8 by Hofele is able to produce 400 PS (294 kW) and 475 Nm of torque while the 4.2-litre V8 TDI variant develops 395 PS (290 kW) and 880 Nm of torque.
More details with the 2011 Audi A8 by Hofele in the official press release below.
Hofele Design press release :
At the same time as the presentation of new Audi flagship A8 at this years Auto-Salon in Geneva, premium-class designer Hofele-Design presents its styling & tuning range for this car.
The aerodynamic kit consists of:
–      a new front bumper with big air intakes and air vents in alloy look, for pinpoint inflow of the intercoolers
–      air intakes / outtakes in the front fenders,
–      discreet side skirts,
–      rear apron as diffuser with openings for the stainless steel sports muffler with four tailpipes and flap control for sound optimisation,
–      Integrated, bigger trunk spoiler lip,
The technical tuning includes:
–    lowering of the air suspension through our ETS lowering module, an electronically plug-in-system, with which the height of the car can be adjusted individually
(lowering of 40 to max. 80mm). Each of the three serial heights are lowered and can still be chosen. If the car drives more than 80 km/h the serial height is restored to have the full comfort and spring deflection.
–    wheels:   Hofele designer wheels, type „PRADO“  in the size 9,5 J x 20“ with tires in the size 265/40R20 or size 10 J x 22“ with tires in the size 265/30 x 22.
–    high-performance brakes with 6-pistons and bigger, perforated & slotted steel brake discs with internal ventilation, ceramic brake disc are optional.
–    Increase of the motor power by optimisation of the engine management without additional fuel consumption:  
        –    4.2l V8 FSI (gasoline)   with 400 PS / 294 kW and 475 Nm, 
            acceleration:  5,3 Sec. 0 – 100 km/h, fuel consumption: 9,5l / 100 km
        –    4.2l V8 TDI (Diesel)       with 395 PS / 290 kW and 880 NM
            acceleration:  5,2 Sec. 0 – 100 km/h, fuel consumption: 7,6l / 100 km
–    Interior: Individual, 2-colour leather with stitched diamond pattern (like Bentley-Classic-Type),  with Alcantara roof and multimedia components.
–    2-colour leather steering wheel in R8-Look, with Carbon inlays.
–    2-colour painting of the car body, Maybach paint is optional.
The premium tuner Hofele-Design is situated near Stuttgart in Germany and has subsidiaries & business partners all over the world.
In the meantime Hofele-Design offers the widest product range for Audi.

Source: Hofele-Design