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New Audi A8: The good and the bad

The new-generation 2018 Audi A8 limousine — its answer to the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and BMW 7 Series — doubles as a technology figurehead for the brand, and its comfort-focused flagship. There’s a lot that’s new, very little that isn’t, and even aspects that change the game completely...

2018 Audi A8 revealed - UPDATE

The new-generation, 2018 Audi A8 flagship limousine made its world premiere today at the first Audi Summit, a grandiose motor show for one brand held in Barcelona. Audi's new S-Class and 7 Series competitor is a clean-sheet redesign, with a new platform and new interior. It'll also pioneer road-going level three automated driving from 2018...

2018 Audi A8's side revealed

The side view of the new Audi A8 has been revealed ahead of the luxury sedan's full unveiling in Barcelona on July 11, European time. The German luxury car maker has released a silhouette view of the fourth-generation sedan, which we have tweaked slightly to bring out more of the car's details...

2018 Audi A8 interior and exterior teased in video

The exterior and interior of the new Audi A8 has been partially revealed in a new teaser video. The video (above) highlights the flagship sedan's automated remote parking feature, and gives us a glimpse of the A8's tail-light design, side detailing, nose, and parts of the interior...

Audi diesels in EU recalled over new defeat device; Porsche under investigation

Around 24,000 diesel-powered Audi A7 and Audi A8 models will be recalled in Europe for a newly discovered alleged emissions testing defeat device. Last week, Audi confirmed it will began recalling these vehicles in July. Affected vehicles are 2010 to 2013 model year A7 and A8 models fitted with the brand's V6 and V8 TDI engines...

2018 Audi A8 to feature 48V mild hybrid system as standard

The next-generation Audi A8 will come fitted with a 48V mild hybrid system as standard. Automotive News reports the announcement was made earlier this week at the technical day of the Audi Forum in Munich. The mild hybrid setup includes a belt-driven alternator/starter, and a 48V lithium-ion battery that's recharged via regenerative braking...

2018 Audi A8 spied almost disguise free

The Audi A8 sedan has been photographed almost completely free of disguise in Europe. These photos of a long-wheelbase version of the next-generation A8 were captured on a smartphone by a fan of our spy photography agency. Unlike earlier prototypes, which were covered head-to-toe in camouflage, this latest pre-production A8 model has just a few pieces of black tape disguising parts of the grille, and the head- and tail-lights...

Audi confirms new A6, A7, A8, Q3 and A1 - all for 2017

Talk about busy - Audi will launch new versions of its large A6, A7, A8 models, as well as a new Q3 small SUV and baby A1 hatchback, all by the end of this year. The German luxury car maker made its plans public at the 2017 Geneva motor show, where Audi chairman of the board Rupert Stadler said the brand detailed the expansive model range revamp...

Audi A4 range, A6, A7, A8 recalled for airbag unit and seatbelt fix

Audi has issued a recall on 39 examples, in total, of its 2017 Audi A4, A4 Avant, A4 Allroad, A6, A7, A8 models. The recall, announced this week, centres on "irregularities in the mix ratio of the igniting agent in some airbag units or belt tensioners", which could lead to the systems not triggering in an accident as they should...

Audi's driverless future is coming sooner than you think

The next-generation Audi A8 luxury sedan will feature autonomous driving and is due in Australia in 2018, the company has confirmed. Audi board member Dr Dietmar Voggenreiter told CarAdvice the brand is marching ahead with autonomous driving technology, despite government legislation around the world yet to catch up with the new tech...

2010-12 Audi A8 4.2 FSI recalled: 100 vehicles affected

Audi has issued a recall for 109 of its 2010 to 2012 model-year A8 limousines fitted with the 4.2-litre V8 engine over concerns a fluid leak could cause the vehicle to break down. The manufacturer reports affected vehicles may experience leaks from the solenoid valve which controls the gearbox heating circuit...