A few days ago, Audi launched the Security model (bulletproof version) based on the new A8L in Russia . The car can reach the VR9 level of bulletproof protection.
2020 Audi A8L Security (4N).
Officials said that upgrading the regular Audi A8L to the Security version requires 400 man-hours and needs to be modified in a dedicated workshop. The weight of this version of the model will increase to 3875kg, in addition to installing additional armor, it will also add additional safety systems. For example, fire extinguishing devices will be installed under the vehicle, and fire extinguishing nozzles will be installed in many places such as wheels, fuel tanks, and engine compartment covers. An armored box will be installed in the trunk, which contains electronic equipment such as walkie-talkies and spare batteries.
In addition, the car has many special safety features. For example, when the car door cannot be opened, the hinge between the car door and the car body can be opened by the safety system to facilitate escape. At the same time, the car will also be equipped with a dedicated ventilation system. When the car detects air pollutants, it will automatically close the ventilation holes and automatically deliver breathable air into the car. The tires used in the car can still travel about 80km at a speed of 80km/h in the case of a leak.
Although this car is still named A8L, the power it uses is from the Audi S8’s 4.0T twin-turbocharged V8 engine and 48V micro-hybrid system, with a maximum power of 571 horsepower and a peak torque of 800 N·m. . Even if the weight of the car body increases significantly, its 0-100km/h acceleration time can still reach 6.3 seconds.