The 2011 Audi A8 price for US has been announced with dealership arrival scheduled for late October 2010.
The 2011 Audi A8 price for US starts at 78,050 USD for the normal wheelbase version while the long-wheelbase 2011 Audi A8L starts at 84,000 USD.
Powering the 2011 Audi A8 is a 4.2-litre V8 engine delivering 372 HP and 328 lb-ft of torque, which enables consumption figures of 21 mpg (combined cycle), and the company’s flagship luxury sedan is also available with new quattro sport differential.
Power is put to the ground via the eight-speed Tiptronic transmission and some of the cutting edge technologies at the interior include Audi’s new generation MMI touchpad system with handwriting recognition and a 19 speaker, 1400 Watts sound system from Bang & Olufsen.
The 2011 Audi A8 price for US does not include the 875 USD charge for destination and fees.
Audi press release :
– The all-new Audi A8 blends innovation, performance and luxury with competitive prices starting at $78,050
– Audi R8 4.2 quattro® gains 10 more hp for 2011; pricing unchanged from 2010
– MSRP for the freshened Audi TT models due in early 2011 to start at $38,300
Sep 28, 2010
Audi announced U.S. manufacturer’s suggested retail prices
for its all-new Audi A8 flagship luxury sedan, as well two 2011 Audi R8
V8 models coming in late 2010 and the updated Audi TT quattro Coupe and
Roadster coming in early 2011.
Across its 2011 model-year U.S. lineup, Audi has lowered base prices as
it introduced more efficient engine packages, left prices on some models
unchanged from 2010 models or raised prices modestly.
“With this 2011 pricing strategy, Audi is determined to hit the sweet
spot of performance, technology and value,” said Johan de Nysschen,
President, Audi of America. “The model year ahead offers great promise
for the Audi brand to build on its momentum story in the U.S.”
2011 Audi A8 | Pricing and highlights
The U.S. pricing for the all-new and technology-infused 2011 Audi A8
luxury performance sedan begins with an MSRP of $78,050 (excluding $875
destination charge, taxes, title, options, and dealer charges).
The starting price for the normal wheelbase version of the Audi flagship
model includes a broad range of advanced features, such as an efficient
8-speed Tiptronic® transmission and the next-generation of the Audi
MMI® system with the industry exclusive MMI touch technology. The
touchpad feature with handwriting recognition allows motorists to
conveniently enter multimedia, navigation and communications commands.
The most luxurious Audi sedan comes with the brand’s signature quattro
all-wheel-drive technology and aluminum ASF® construction.
Also available on the 2011 Audi A8 is the Bang & Olufsen® Advanced
Sound System, which includes 19 speakers and 1400 watts of power for a
sound quality designed for the most discriminating audiophiles. The Audi
A8 Bang & Olufsen system is unique because it was included in the
earliest stages of the high-end sedan’s development.
The base price of the long wheelbase 2011 Audi A8L is set at $84,000
(excluding $875 destination charge, taxes, title, options, and dealer
charges). The 2011 A8 models will be available at Audi dealerships
across the U.S. by late November.
While the new Audi A8 provides an unprecedented degree of driving
comforts and innovations, it also reflects the work that Audi engineers
have invested into maximizing efficiency without sacrificing any driving
performance. In fact, the 2011 Audi A8 achieves 17 mpg in the city/ 27
mpg on the highway and 21 mpg combined, according to the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency. That puts the fuel economy of the 2011
Audi A8 on par with the Mercedes-Benz S400 hybrid. It’s also better than
the fuel-economy numbers for the BMW 7-Series hybrid and 6-cylinder
At the same time, the V8 engine in the 2011 Audi A8 produces 372
horsepower and an ample 328 lb-ft. of torque. Available quattro sport
differential with mechanical torque vectoring further enhances the
performance handling of this luxurious car.
Design highlights:
– Aluminum ASF® frame and aluminum body construction; this lightweight
construction technique allows the A8 with standard quattro
all-wheel-drive to weigh less than even the 2-wheel-drive S Class and 7
– New Singleframe® grille design.
– Xenon plus adaptive headlights and LED daytime running lights standard.
– Segment-first full LED headlights available.
– LED taillights with ‘tubular optic’ design.
– Normal and long wheelbase models available: A8L LWB is 5.1 inches
longer and has 5.1 inches of increased rear legroom compared to the A8
NWB model.
– A8 exclusive yacht-styled electronic gear shifter ergonomically
designed to help ease use of the new MMI® touch handwriting recognition

Engine / Drivetrain highlights:
– 4.2 liter V8 engine that produces 372 horsepower and 328 lb-ft. torque.
– 17 city / 27 highway / 21 mpg combined – best in segment fuel economy
is the same as the Mercedes S400 hybrid and better than BMW 7 Series
hybrid and 6-cylinder models.1
– Brake energy regeneration and Innovative Thermal Management system.
– The A8 is the only car in the segment to have standard quattro
all-wheel-drive, and quattro sport differential with mechanical torque
vectoring available.
Standard equipment highlights:
– 19” wheels with all-season tires.
– BOSE® Surround Sound System.
– 18-way heated front comfort seats.
– New Audi Navigation plus with new menu structure and new ‘tab’ concept.
– Industry-first MMI touch with handwriting recognition
– High resolution 8” MMI screen and 7” Driver Information Display
Optional equipment highlights:
– LED headlights: While all A8 sedans have standard LED daytime running
lights, Audi has introduced the first full-LED headlights in the luxury
sedan segment. These lights project light that is close to daylight
helping equate to less strain on the eyes at night and are more
efficient than Xenon or halogen lights; plus creating a strong design
statement on the A8.
– Driver Assistance Package: Includes the next generation of Audi’s
Adaptive Cruise Control, Audi lane assist, and Audi side assist systems.
The uniqueness of this new package is the way these systems are
integrated to help extend the functionality of Audi pre sense to include
emergency braking and passenger compartment crash preparation.
– Premium Package: 22-way comfort/climate seats include front seat ventilation and massage function.
– Bang & Olufsen Advanced Sound System: This second generation of
advanced sound from B&O includes 19 speakers and more than 1400
watts of power, for a sound experience designed for the most demanding
– Rear Seat Entertainment: Business-class level rear seat entertainment
with dual 10” screens, separate MMI, media jukebox, Audi music interface
& Bluetooth® headphones. Available only in the 2011 Audi A8L model.
2011 R8 4.2 quattro and 2011 R8 4.2 quattro Spyder | Pricing and highlights
Following the highly acclaimed introduction of the Audi R8 5.2 quattro
Spyder in August, Audi released pricing for the Audi R8 4.2 quattro
Spyder. The base MSRP for the V8 version of the Audi convertible
supercar is $127,700 (excluding $1,275 destination charge, taxes, title,
options, and dealer charges).
Audi also released dramatic pricing news for the 2011 Audi R8 4.2
quattro. The V8 engine in the 2011 Audi R8 produces 430 horsepower, 10
more horsepower than 2010 models provided. But Audi maintained the MSRP
on the car at the 2010 base price of $114,200 (excluding $1,275
destination charge, taxes, title, options, and dealer charges).
Both V8 versions of the Audi R8 supercar will be available in late 2010.
Standard / Optional equipment highlights:
New standard equipment: Bluetooth® mobile phone prep with seatbelt microphone.
– New optional equipment: Titanium Sport Package for R8 Coupes; Enhanced
Black Leather Package; Audi Carbon Ceramic Brakes; perforated leather
wrapped multifunctional sport steering wheel.

2011 Audi TT quattro Coupe and Audi TT quattro Roadster | Pricing and highlights
The 2011 Audi TT quattro Coupe and Audi TT quattro Roadster arrive early
next year in the U.S. market with a range of mid-cycle product
improvements. Among the enhancements are higher engine output to 211
horsepower (+11hp) and 258 lb-ft torque (+51 lb-ft), plus Audi Valvelift
System (AVS) engine technology.
The base MSRP of the 2011 Audi TT quattro coupe is set at $38,300 when
it arrives in the U.S. next year, while the base MSRP of the 2011 Audi
TT quattro Roadster is $41,300 (prices exclude $875 destination charge,
taxes, title, options, and dealer charges).

Design highlights:
– Standard S line® bumpers, new radiator and fog lamp grille design,
xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lights, new 18-inch
wheels and dual exhaust pipe configuration.
– Five new exterior colors: Volcano Red metallic; Scuba Blue metallic;
Oolong Gray metallic; Dakota Gray metallic; Misano Red pearl effect.
– Four new interior colors: Titanium Gray, Magma Red, Nougat Brown.

Engine/Drivetrain highlights:
– All-new 211 hp 2.0 TFSI® engine with Audi Valvelift System (AVS) resulting in more power, torque and improved fuel economy.
– As standard equipment, Audi magnetic ride feature now includes the new
‘Sport’ button program which dynamically compliments Audi magnetic ride
adaptive suspension damping with adjustments of steering and exhaust
sound based on driver input.

Standard / Optional equipment highlights:
– Auto dimming interior mirror and light and rain sensors as standard equipment
– Power seats are standard equipment
– Xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lights are standard equipment
– Heated fine Nappa Leather seating surfaces and Audi parking system
rear now standard equipment for Prestige models; heated seats available
stand alone option (Premium Plus model)
– Optional Navigation Plus w/ 6 CD changer or Audi Music Interface (Premium Plus model)
– New optional wheels for Premium Plus and Prestige models

Complete 2011 model-year Audi U.S. pricing list
With these announcements, Audi has announced base prices for its full
lineup of 2011 models on sale now or scheduled to arrive in the U.S.
market by early next year. The base MSRP for many 2011 Audi models sold
in the U.S. remained unchanged from 2010 model-year prices, fell
significantly due to the adoption of more efficient engines or rose only
Some examples: The base price of the 2011 Audi A3 2.0T with manual
transmission is unchanged from the 2010 model-year base price at
$27,270. The same story is true for the base-model 2011 Audi A6, which
starts at $45,200 and the 2011 Audi R8 4.2 quattro with manual
transmission, which begins at $114,200 (See more details on 2011 Audi R8
4.2 quattro pricing below).
Audi is utilizing more efficient engines in the base 2011 Audi Q5
crossover and the base 2011 Audi Q7 SUV without sacrificing performance.
That change has also allowed Audi to reduce prices on the base 2011
Audi Q5 2.0T quattro by 5.8% to $35,200. That compares to a base price
of $37,350 for the 2010 Audi Q5 3.2 quattro. The base price of the 2011
Audi Q7 3.0T quattro fell to $45,700 from $46,900 for the 2010 Audi Q7
3.6 quattro – a decline of 2.6%.
The base price of the 2011 Audi A4 2.0T with front-wheel drive and
multitronic® transmission rose 1.6%, or $500, to $31,850, while the base
price of the 2011 Audi A5 2.0T quattro with manual transmission rose
1.4%, or $500, to $36,500.
1 17 city/27 highway/21 combined mpg (2011 A8 4.2-lter engine
with 8-speed transmission, TRANSMISSION). EPA estimates. Comparisons
based on EPA estimates, see for details. Your
mileage will vary.

Source: Audi