• Nov 11, 2009
2011 Audi A6 or 2011 Audi A8 - Click above to watch the video

Well, is it? Hard to say. We do know that both a new Audi A8 and A6 are headed our way sooner rather than later. Sooner, as in the South Florida International Auto Show for one of the new Audis, and/or Geneva for the other. We're pretty sure that the car captured in the video you'll soon be watching after the jump is the same sedan wearing the BMW-style psychotropic body wrap in our earlier post. Only now, watching the car in motion and especially seeing it next to other vehicles, we're just not sure the Audi in question is large enough to be an A8.

Which means we might just be looking at the 2011 Audi A6. And we have to say, it almost looks too small to be an A6. Watch as the test mule passes various hatches and economy cars and seems to be about the same height, if not over all size. Maybe the mule's black paint is playing tricks on us. Or maybe – just maybe – the new A6 is going to be smaller than the current car. Time will tell. Thanks for the tips, everyone!

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      • 5 Years Ago
      Thought it might be an A6 at first but it is more likely a short wheelbase A8.
      Looks nice though.
      • 5 Years Ago
      :25, that's too big to be an A6, unless they are growing it. It look hot either way.
      • 5 Years Ago
      Another reason I say the A8, is the rear door on an A6 is noticeably shorter than the front door. As the car roll by in the beginning it's easy to see the rear door as nearly the same size as the front door.
      • 5 Years Ago
      A8 SWB
      • 5 Years Ago
      Regular wheelbase A8. That is NOT a small car. Look at the proportions. The current A4 does not have the panel expanses to impart the same sort of presence that this mule does. If it is by some chance the new A6, it is definitely not smaller.
      • 5 Years Ago
      ummm, im pretty sure the south florida international auto show has already pass........so

      what info did you get that made that even a possiblity??????????????
      • 5 Years Ago
      Obviously an A8. I don't quite understand why it's even a question.
      • 5 Years Ago
      My guess is 2011 Audi A8...but I can definitely understand the confusion.
        • 5 Years Ago
        @ nastinupe:

        I agree it does look really plain... we will have to see when it's finally revealed, but the roofline looks almost identicle to the old A8, which I for one am quite happy about. I think the A8 is one of the classiest and most elegant cars on the road because it doesn't have obnoxious styling like the S class or the 7 series.
        • 5 Years Ago
        It's an A8 and it's hot, but it seems a little "plain" compared to the S550. Mercedes, you created a beautiful car, I want the S550 with an AMG kit in White please. Neither the BMW 7 series nor this car holds a candle to the S550 with an AMG kit.
      • 5 Years Ago
      That looks to big to be an A6 and you can see an A4 (I pretty sure it is) at 0:22 and it looks much bigger than it. The latest generation A4 is much bigger than the previous, so I don't believe Audi would make the next-gen A6 smaller than the current. But who knows?
      • 5 Years Ago
      i'd say A8. i dont see why they'd give the US a different A6 from the current European 2010 A6
      • 5 Years Ago
      Getting hard to tell which one it is, but by the size of the driver it must be a A8.
      • 5 Years Ago
      UGLY, SLOW, and SIMPLE
        • 5 Years Ago
        @timurjonchik- Keep on topic, we are discussing the new A8 only here.
        • 5 Years Ago
        You should not talk about yourself like that.
        Would you like me to recommend some self help books?

        (Too easy, you really set yourself up there:)
        • 5 Years Ago
        @audi_tool

        Faster than anything in its class? You must be a prophet, you know the real facts before car is even released! I bow to your stupidity. Want me to kiss your polished VW ring?
        • 5 Years Ago
        He just wishes it was an Acura.
        • 5 Years Ago
        Understated, classy as hell, and way faster than anything in it's class.
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