The Audi A8 (not "A-8" btw) with W12 engine also came with several
features that were optional on the 4.2ltr V8 models.
Besides that, in the luxury class prices are not necessarily reflecting
Besides the oncost for the notification of your personal superior social
satus ;-) I assume some real oncost:
The homologation and evaluatrion is the same as for all other A8 but splits
on a lower volume. This is a resrult of handling and driving tests,
homologation procedure (legal), engine and exhaust emission control, brake
system (ESP) control, ...
Also there is an adaption of the transmission required, the assembly line
has to be prepared and the workers to be trained.
That's just my guess ...
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