The media also includes the first pictures of the long wheel base A8 L hybrid.

With the new A8 Hybrid arriving in European showrooms in a couple of months, Audi has released a bunch of new pictures as well as two videos to showcase the model. Also included are the first pictures of the long wheel base A8 L hybrid.

The frugal version of the A8 comes equipped with a 2.0 TFSI engine that works alongside an electric motor. The combined powertrain produces 245 PS (180kW / 241 hp) and 480 Nm (354.03 lb-ft) of torque and boasts a fuel economy figure of just 6.3 liters/km (37.34 US mpg).

The A8 Hybrid is capable of travelling up to 3km (1.9miles) at 60kph (37mph) in all electric mode and can accelerate from 0-100 kph (0-62 mph) in 7.7 seconds, top speed is rated at 235 kph (146mph).

Pricing for the standard A8 hybrid will start at €77,700 while the A8 L Hybrid starts at €85,400.

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