Audi, one of the German premium car manufacturer who successfully gain a global sales growth last year, announced it would launch a special edition A8 "high-security". Typical specifications, Audi's flagship A8 L named Security, incredible - not only from the security and safety features - also the engine. Even, infotainment and telecommunication systems, the version of the top of the latest technology.
The new Audi A8L sold in the country equipped with 4200 cc FSI engine that produces 372 horsepower power and maximum torque of 445 Newton meters (Nm). This car wheelbase 13 inches longer than the standard version.
Audi A8L also claims this is more fuel efficient than previous generation 22 percent and other models in the brand. The reason, other than engine technology, designed for fuel economy, car weight was lighter.
for windshields, side and rear coated polycarbonate, so bulletproof. Imagine the window instead weighing more than 300 kg, while the interior weight to 720 kg.
Because of the heavy window, Audi set up a special incentive system to open the door window. This system alone weighs 360 kg.
For the cabin is more secure, Audi has complete cabin with antibom material. Officials who are in it do not worry, because the materials has been certified by the German government in ballistic testing in Munich, Germany. Audi A8 L has VR7 ballistic protection standards.
The quality is maintained so that the safety of passengers awake though hit by high explosive bombs. The bullet was not able to rip the body.
The interior is also equipped with fire extinguishers. There are also channels of communication satellites to keep current.
"Communication Box"Other security systems is the "communication box" that is placed in the trunk plus a spare battery for the device can still work when the main energy source problematic. Terrible, "communication box" is protected by bullet-proof steel. Explained, if buyers want to ask for extra batteries and fuel tank with higher security, Audi is also ready to enable it.
Another extra is an emergency system with Audi's patented technology. When the driver or rear passenger pressing scalar tamper proof (damaged) and pull the inside door handle, pyrotechnical separate the screws in the hinges to remove the door from the body. The door will fall from the car body with just a little pressure
NATO StandardsA8 L is also obtained a special certification from the German government ballistics testing facility in Munich for ballistic protection standards VR Class 7 (tested on BRV: Bullet Resistant Vehicle 2009). Testing of the explosion using a standard 2010 Guidelines ERV (ERV: Explosion Resistant Vehicle).
Test Class balistik VR 7 on the sedan, is the highest level of security that have been done to civilian vehicles. Gazette plate used for cell passenger has met the standard NATO ammunition is very tight.
Integration of various components of the body, forming a security cell sedan include bulletproof steel, aramid fabric, ceramic, aluminum and glass door of a special blend of multiple layers. Bullet-proof steel which is plated to increase the body weight of 720 kg car.