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Audi A8, S8 facelift revealed: both here mid-next year

The first facelift of the current generation Audi A8 and S8 has been unveiled, offering revised drivetrains, new technologies and subtle styling changes. Weighing up to 85kg less than the outgoing model, the Audi A8 gains a new bonnet and grille, a redesigned front bumper, and new-look LED headlights with optional Matrix LED technology that includes a 25-diode cluster...

Audi A8 facelift teased in official sketches

The facelifted version of the third-generation Audi A8 has been teased in a series of design sketches ahead of its official reveal later this week. First teased last week in a brief video, the facelifted Audi A8 is expected to consist of mostly cosmetic changes including revised front and rear bumpers, an updated front grille and restyled exhaust tips...

Audi A8, S8: luxury limousines teased

The Audi A8 and S8 have been teased ahead of the duo's world premiere next week. Shown in the clip hidden under covers with only a grille, cross-drilled ceramic brake package and headlight partially shown, the luxury pair is all but confirmed for the August 21 reveal, with speculation further supported by one of the car's 'S8' number plates (pictured top)...

Audi S8: 382kW sports limousine confirmed for Australia after backflip

The Audi S8 is set to reach Australian showrooms in the first half of 2014 after the local division reversed its original decision to overlook the high-performance limousine for our market. Audi Australia managing director Andrew Doyle said the local team chose not to pursue the S8 sports model when it launched internationally in mid 2012, but in hindsight admitted it underestimated the demand for the flagship A8 variant...

2012 Audi A8 Hybrid under consideration for Australia

The first official details of the 2012 Audi A8 Hybrid have been revealed ahead of the frugal luxury limousine’s 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show debut next month. Production is expected to commence early in 2012, although Audi Australia is yet to confirm if the A8 Hybrid will join the local line-up...

2011 Audi A8L Security revealed

Audi has released details of its new heavily-armoured luxury vehicle, simply called the Audi A8L Security. The new vehicle offers 720kg of interior protection, added safety features and even an emergency escape system. Over 450 hours of work is carried out in forming an Audi A8L Security to help it offer superior protection against almost any external attack...

2011 Audi A8 range gets 3.0 TDI, 4.2 TDI engines

Audi Australia has expanded its luxury Audi A8 limousine range with two new diesel engines and a starting price below $200,000. The 3.0 TDI replaces the 4.2 FSI as the entry-level model in the A8 range. Powered by a 3.0-litre turbo-diesel engine, the new model produces 184kW of power and 550Nm of torque (between 1500rpm and 3000rpm)...

2012 Audi A9 almost official, will use Audi A8 platform

Audi is starting to think very strongly about an Audi A9 model to join the top-shelf lineup in 2012. International reports are saying the A9 would be built using the modular longitudinal architecture (MLB) chassis that currently underpins the Audi A8. The Audi A9 would sit above the Audi A8 in terms of trim level and price, and offer a few distinct engines exclusive to the A9...

Audi A8 Hybrid Four Cylinder

It's not just Mercedes downsizing with the S-Class S250 CDI, Volkswagen's luxury arm, Audi, is destined to release a four-cylinder hybrid version of its range topping A8 in 2012. The hybrid luxury sedan is yet another sign of luxury car makers succumbing to increasing pressure from consumers and governments to create more fuel efficient variants...

Audi A8 L at 2010 AIMS

Audi has released details of latest Audi A8 L, and it's on display at the Australian International Motor Show in Sydney, Darling Harbor. The car features an extended wheelbase which provides up to 13cm more rear legroom than the normal Audi A8, as well as a number of slight engine revisions. The new model will be available in three trim levels, with three different engines...

2010 Audi A8 details and Australian release

Audi has released official information on the next generation flagship limousine, the Audi A8. It showcases an all-new aluminium body - know as Audi Space Frame which weighs 40 percent less than conventional structures - a revised 4.2-litre V8 - boasting more power and torque whilst consuming less fuel - and a Multi Media Interface system - using touch screen character recognition...