The new Audi A8L makes a Dazzling Debut in India

The new Audi A8L makes a Dazzling Debut in India

Audi India hosts a galaxy of celebrities at the new Audi A8L launch in Dubai – Hollywood celebrity, Nicolas Cage, Master Illusionist Gaston, String Divas, Musical flash mob, Fountain Show and LED dancers

Audi A8L Debut
Lucy and Joe King, Nicholas Cage and Mandira Bedi

Selected Audi India guests witnessed one of the biggest extravaganzas that the automotive world has ever seen on the occasion of the launch of the new Audi A8L. The guests enjoyed this dazzling Audi experience right from the start as they were driven to the venue in a fleet of cars of their favorite brand – Audi.

Neelam Kothari and Nicholas cage at Audi A8L Debut
Neelam Kothari and Nicholas cage

The stage was perfectly set for the new Audi A8L launch at the Armani Hotel, Dubai, one of the most luxurious hotels in the world overlooking the Dubai Fountain which is amongst the world’s largest choreographed fountain system. The hotel reflected Georgio Armani’s signature hospitality style as the guests came in anticipating an evening to remember. Visual aesthetics and understated luxury played the perfect backdrop for the unveiling of the Audi flagship model.

Nicholas Cage, Esha Gupta and Manish Malhotra at Audi A8L Debut
Nicholas Cage, Esha Gupta and Manish Malhotra

As guests started enjoying with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, a surprise musical flash mob elevated the mood of the evening beginning with a melodious tune and capturing the audience with a stunning crescendo setting the tone for evening’s entertainment. Musical notes continued as all female electric string quartet – String Divas took the stage and enthralled the audience with their unique interpretations of some of the world’s most loved tunes.

Esha Gupta at Audi A8L Debut
Esha Gupta

The unveil of the Audi A8L was something that the enthralled guests will never forget as Master illusionist Gaston worked his illusion- first making Mr. Joe King, Head, Audi India  disappear from the stage and then in a grand illusion replacing the old Audi A8L with the new Audi A8 L.

The guests were in for a surprise treat as Mr. King stepped out of the new Audi A8L with one of Hollywood’s greatest actor and America’s ‘National Treasure’ – Mr. Nicolas Kim Coppola, professionally known as Nicolas Cage.

Rishi Sethia and Queenie Singh at Audi A8L Debut
Rishi Sethia and Queenie Singh

Looking dapper in his tux, Nicolas admired the main star of the evening, the new Audi A8L while interacting with Mr. Joe King and guests. The new Audi A8L in a league of its own was definitely a showstopper for the evening. Excellent comfort, superb craftsmanship, strict lightweight construction and a broad portfolio of high-end technologies in the exhaustively updated flagship model had the glitterati fascinated.

The cosmopolitan crowd of Sheikhs and Indian elite consisting of business moguls, actors, corporate honchos, socialites and Audi enthusiasts transcended the evening to a whole new level. Over hors d’oeuvres, Ipad caricaturists, LED dancers ad surprise musical flash mobs, conversations flowed on the legendary machine displayed with panache. The 2014 Audi A8L is an uncompromised experience in fine details. It is an elegant leap forward. A sweeping dashboard design, precise controls, and premium leather seating surfaces create a refined aesthetic. Close to ‘Infinite’ Customization Options with more than 100 exterior colors, 23 Interior leather colors and 12 wooden inlays, this is the first and only car in its segment with innovative Matrix LED headlights delivering close to 1.0 billion illumination configurations.

This car will come in an engine lineup of one TFSI and two TDI units and the Audi A8 4.2 TDIq, with the power of 385 hp is ‘the Most Powerful Diesel Car in India’. This car sets the standard in prestige, performance and perfection. Many delighted elite by-lookers expressed an interest in the new Audi A8 L, which truly is a class apart.

Indian celebrities already love the Audi A8. To name a few, Ranbir Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Abhishek Bachchan, all drive around in various variants of the Audi A8. In fact, the Audi A8L 4.2 TDI is also the very first car that Abhishek bought for himself. Not just the glitterati from India, the Audi A8 has impressed many celebrities internationally as well.

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