Photo of 2015 A8 courtesy of Audi.

Photo of 2015 A8 courtesy of Audi.

The refreshed 2015 Audi A8 full-size luxury sedan will retail for at least $78,325 when it reaches dealerships this month, the automaker has announced.

The new model gets a mid-cycle refresh that includes new LED headlights, a restyled grille, bumper and splitter. The top trim-level A8L W12 starts at $138,825, Audi announced.

Audi is bringing back exisiting engine choices that include the 3.0-liter supercharged V-6 that produces 333 horsepower and 325 lb.-ft. of torque. Audi also offers a TDI clean diesel A8 that produces 240 hp and 406 lb.-ft. of torque. A 4.0-liter V-8 with intelligent cylinder control offering produces 435 hp and 444 lb.-ft. of torque.

The A8 arrives with plenty of safety features including active lane assist, night vision, animal/pedestrian detection, and secondary collision assist that applies braking after a collision.

Audi also offers a gasoline-electric hybrid A8 and sportier S8 model.

Originally posted on Automotive Fleet