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Recently we ran a press release about a new and very limited edition Audi A8L W12. Set for a small series of just 50 units, the Audi A8L W12 exclusive Concept seems the ultimate tailored D-segment Audi ever. Along with that press release, Audi shared just one teaser interior photo but now that the first example has moved to the floor of the Audi Collection showroom, the fine staff at the Audi Forum Neckarsulm have been kind enough to share a whole gallery of shots via their Facebook page.
Given the quick rotation of social media sites like Facebook, we’ve added these photos to this story and to our own photo gallery. Also, below, we’ll repost what we know of this limited edition.
Audi is introducing an exclusive special edition of its flagship. The A8 Audi exclusive concept with W12 engine (500 hp/368 kW) will be built at the quattro GmbH facility in Neckarsulm. The small-series production model, which is scheduled to begin rolling off the assembly line in March 2014, is strictly limited to 50 units.
Even the standard version of Audi’s flagship model, the A8, impresses with its uncompromisingly high standard of workmanship. In the cabin, its craftsmanship character can be experienced with all five senses. The brand is now taking this a step further with the A8 Audi exclusive concept, which features the W12 engine and is thus only available in the long body version.
The A8 Audi exclusive concept boasts a particularly elegant interior. Audi uses aniline leather in the color Agatha cognac. Sourced from the tradition-laden Italian designer furniture maker Poltrona Frau, this leather is particularly soft and natural looking. The center sections of the seats feature diamond quilting. The inlays are made of fine grain olive ash natural silver brown. Its gray-brown shade harmonizes with the granite gray piping, stitching and central pleat of the seats. The shade granite gray is also found on the steering wheel, the door top shoulders and the upper section of the instrument panel, which is covered with fine Nappa leather. The headlining is in snow white Alcantara, the rear shelf is covered with cognac brown Alcantara and the carpeting is jet gray.
The A8 Audi exclusive concept will be built in a limited production run of just 50 units. Each vehicle will have a special logo on the door sill trims.
See more photos of this car in our photo gallery linked below and to the right of this story.