Now That's A Brake - 2012 Audi A8 Long-Term Road Test

2012 Audi A8 Long Term Road Test

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2012 Audi A8L: Now That's A Brake

May 24, 2012

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I dig the big disc brakes on our A8L. Of course, you'd expect them on a big German executive sedan bred for the autobahn. But it's a nice reminder that this car means business.

In case you are wondering, the front rotors measure 380 mm in diameter, or 14.96 inches. The A8L's listed weight is 4,453 pounds. A Chevy Suburban 2500 4WD weighs 6,419 pounds. Front brake diameter? Thirteen inches.

Brent Romans, Senior Automotive Editor @ 15,562 miles

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