Audi A8 L Security will make public debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The updated Audi A8 L Security meets all criteria of Class VR 9 ballistic protection standards.
To achieve this, the automaker has fitted the Audi with aramide fabric, special aluminium alloys, run flat tyres and hot formed steel armour. These specifications also allow the vehicle to meet Explosive Resistance Vehicle standards set in 2010.
Audi A8 L Security is being built in a partnership between Neckarsulm plant and a top-secret factory. There is an armoured communication box located in the luggage compartment while selective door unlocking, intercom system for communication and emergency exit along with fire extinguisher system and emergency fresh air ventilator are also some of the security features prevalent on the model.
Audi A8 L Security luxury sedan has been tested for resistance to explosives as per ERV 2010 guidelines. It is able to tackle best in class maximum payloads upto 1,323 lbs and is the only luxury vehicle with all wheel drive system directly from its manufacture as an armoured high security sedan.
Power to Audi A8 L Security comes via two petrol engines. The 4.0 V8 TFSI is capable of 435 PS peak power and 442 lb/ft torque and the 6.0 liter W12 allows for 500 PS peak power and 461 lb/ft torque while top speed is set at 210 kmph.